New Delhi, March 11: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on March 10 announced the schedule for Lok Sabha elections which will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. Voting will be held on May 12 in the sixth phase of polling. 59 Lok Sabha seats spread across seven states will go to polls in the sixth phase of polling. The results will be declared on May 23.
In the sixth phase, polling will be held in Bihar (8 seats), Jharkhand (3 seats), Madhya Pradesh (8 seats), Rajasthan (13 seats), Punjab (13 seats), West Bengal (9 seats), Chandigarh (1 seat), Uttar Pradesh (13 seats) and Himachal Pradesh (4 seats). Below are the important dates to remember for Phase VI. Check Full Schedule of Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
|Issue of Notification||April 10|
|Last date for filing nomination||April 16|
|Scrutiny of nomination||April 23|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||April 24|
|Date Of Poll||May 12|
|Date of Result||May 23|
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 dates for the seven phases are April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19. Counting of votes in 543 constituencies will be taken up on May 23. Assembly elections will also be simultaneously held in Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim. The Assembly elections in these four states will be held on the day the states choose their Lok Sabha representatives. By-elections to 34 Assembly seats in 12 states, including 18 constituencies in Tamil Nadu will be held simultaneously as well.