New Delhi, May 12: The voting for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha election has begun at 7 am today. The polling is taking place in 59 constituencies across seven states including Delhi. Today, over 10 crore voters will decide the fate of 979 candidates by exercising their right to vote. For smooth conduct of the polls, a total of 1,13,167 polling booths have been earmarked by the Election Commission. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 6 Voting: Which Constituencies Are Going to Polls Today?
The voting is taking place for 14 seats in Uttar Pradesh, 10 in Haryana, eight seats each in West Bengal, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, seven in Delhi and four in Jharkhand. Meanwhile, the campaigning for the sixth phase had ended on Friday at 5 pm. The sale of liquor is also banned in the constituencies going for polls on May 12. The ban which began at 5 pm on Friday will continue till 6 pm on Sunday. Dry days are observed because of the Model Code of Conduct, which is imposed for conducting fair elections. How to Vote #India in General Elections 2019? Here’s All FAQs Answered.
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The Key candidates contesting the sixth phase include Aatishi and Gautam Gambhir from East Delhi, Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav who is contesting from Azamgarh, BJP’s Pragya Thakur and Congress candidate Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal, Maneka Gandhi from Sultanpur and Bhupinder Hooda from Sonipat. Delhi Congress President Sheila Dikshit is also taking on BJP’s Manoj Tiwari from North East Delhi.
The parliamentary polls are taking place in the country in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. Till now five phases of polling has been concluded. The counting of votes will take place on May 23 and on the same day results will be declared.