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  • Polling begins for sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections

    Published on May 12, 2019

    Polling has begun for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections. Voting, which began at 7 AM, will continue till 6 PM. Voting is taking place for 59 constituencies, spread over 7 states. Polling is being held for 14 seats in Uttar Pradesh, all 10 seats in Haryana, 8 seats each in West Bengal, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, all 7 seats in Delhi and 4 in Jharkhand.

    Prominent candidates in this phase include, Union ministers – Radha Mohan Singh, Harsh Vardhan, Maneka Gandhi, Narendra Singh Tomar, Krishan Pal Gurjar and Rao Inderjit Singh. Fate of cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir, Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, Congress leaders – Sheila Dikshit, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Digvijaya Singh and Bhupinder Singh Hooda, boxer Vijender Singh, and SP president Akhilesh Yadav will also be decided in this phase.

    Elaborate arrangements have been made to ensure peaceful polling.