New Delhi, May 11: Voting for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 will take place on May 12 across seven states in 59 parliamentary constituencies. On Sunday, voting will take 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. The polling will begin at 7 am. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: Voting In 7 Phases From April 11 to May 19, Counting And Results On May 23.
Over 10 crore voters across the seven states 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: Key Candidates and Contests to Watch Out in Phase 6 of Polls.
Watch: Details of Lok Sabha Polls Phase VI
List of States And Constituencies That Will Vote On May 12 In Phase VI:
|State (No. of seats voting in this phase)||Constituencies|
|Bihar (8)||Valmiki Nagar, Paschim Champaran, Purvi Champaran, Sheohar, Vaishali, Gopalganj, Siwan, Maharajganj|
|Haryana (10)||Ambala, Kurukshetra, Sirsa, Hissar, Karnal, Sonipat, Rohtak, Bhiwani–Mahendragarh, Gurgaon, Faridabad|
|Jharkhand (4)||Giridih, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Singhbhum|
|Madhya Pradesh (8)||Morena, Bhind, Gwalior, Guna, Sagar, Vidisha, Bhopal, Rajgarh|
|Uttar Pradesh (14)||Sultanpur, Pratapgarh, Phulpur, Allahabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Shrawasti, Domariyaganj, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar, Lalganj, Azamgarh, Jaunpur, Machhlishahr, Bhadohi|
|West Bengal (8)||Tamluk, Kanthi, Ghatal, Jhargram, Medinipur, Purulia, Bankura, Bishnupur|
|Delhi (7)||Chandni Chowk, North East Delhi, East Delhi, New Delhi, North West Delhi, West Delhi, South Delhi|
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.
The campaigning for the sixth phase of elections ended on May 10 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.