Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: Voting In 7 Phases From April 11 to May 19, Counting And Results On May 23; Check All Dates For General Elections
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Seven-Phase Polling in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal (Photo Credits: ANI)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 will be held in the country from April 11 to May 23. The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday announced the complete schedule and dates for voting and results for General Elections. Voting for the national polls will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. The counting of votes will be held on May 23. With the announcement of election dates, the Model of Conduct has come into place with immediate effect. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule Announcement by ECI.

Voting for the Lok Sabha Polls will take place on both Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) as well as VVPAT machines at all polling booths. Even as the Opposition had demanded that voting should be done via ballot paper, the ECI had rejected such demands. There will be 10 lakh polling stations this election. Read Full Press Release Of Election Commission of India.

Phase-wise Schedule of General Elections 2019

Phase 1:

91 constituencies in 20 states

Date of Poll: April 11

Counting on 23 May

Phase 2: 97 seats in 13 states

Date of Poll: April 18

Counting on May 23

Phase 3: 115 seats in 14 states

 

Date of Poll: April 23

Counting on May 23

Phase 4: 71 seats in 9 states

Date of Poll: April 29

Counting on May 23

Phase 5: 51 seats in 7 states

Date of Poll: May 6

Counting on May 23

Phase 6: 59 seats in 7 states

Date of Poll: May 12

Counting on May 23

Phase 7: 59 seats in 8 states

Date of Poll: May 19

Counting on May 23

Watch: Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule

States going to polls in single phase: Andhra, Arunachal, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, HP, Kerala, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Punjab, Sikkim, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Andaman & Nicobar, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Delhi, Puducherry, Chandigarh.

States going to polls in 2 phases: Karnataka, Manipur, Rajasthan, Tripura

States going to polls in 3 phases: Assam, Chhattisgarh

States going to polls in 4 phases: Jharkhand, MP, Maharashtra, Odisha

States going to polls in 5 phases: Jammu and Kashmir

States going to polls in 7 phases: Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule (Photo Credits: ECI)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule (Photo Credits: ECI)

Phase-Wise Number of Constituencies Going To Polls

Phase 1:

Andhra Pradesh - All 25 seats

Arunachal Pradesh - 2 seats

Assam - 5

Bihar - 4

Chhattisgarh - 1

J&K - 2

Maharashtra - 7

Manipur - 1

Meghalaya - 2

Mizoram - 1

Nagaland - 1

Odisha - 4

Sikkim - 1

Telangana - 17

Tripura - 1

Uttar Pradesh - 8

Uttarakhand - 5

West Bengal - 2

Andaman - 1

Lakshadweep - 1

Phase 2:

Assam - 5

Bihar - 5

Chhattisgarh - 3

Jammu and Kashmir - 2

Karnataka - 14

Maharashtra - 10

Manipur - 1

Odisha - 5

Tamil Nadu - 39

Tripura - 1

Uttar Pradesh - 8

West Bengal - 3

Puducherry - 1

Phase 3:

Assam - 4

Bihar - 5

Chhattisgarh - 7

Gujarat - 26

Goa - 2

Jammu and Kashmir - 1

Karnataka - 14

Kerala - 20

Maharashtra - 14

Odisha - 6

Uttar Pradesh - 10

West Bengal - 5

Dadra And Nagar Haveli - 1

Daman And Diu - 1

Phase 4:

Bihar - 5

Jammu and Kashmir - 1

Jharkhand - 3

Madhya Pradesh - 6

Maharashtra - 17

Odisha - 6

Rajasthan - 13

Uttar Pradesh - 13

West Bengal - 8

Phase 5:

Bihar - 5

Jammu and Kashmir - 2

Jharkhand - 4

Madhya Pradesh - 7

Rajasthan - 12

Uttar Pradesh - 14

West Bengal - 7

Phase 6:

Bihar - 8

Haryana - 10

Jharkhand - 4

Madhya Pradesh - 8

Uttar Pradesh - 14

West Bengal - 8

Delhi - 7

Phase 7:

Bihar - 8

Jharkhand - 3

Madhya Pradesh - 8

Punjab - 13

West Bengal - 9

Chandigarh - 1

Uttar Pradesh - 13

Himachal Pradesh - 4

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, while announcing the election dates, said that the poll body visited several states to check election preparedness across the country. A total of 900 million voters have been registered in 2019 as compared to 814.5 million in 2014.

In Lok Sabha Elections 2014, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had won an absolute majority with 282 seats while the Congress had won 44 seats.