Voters from 91 seats in 20 States will select their representative
New Delhi: Countrymen are set to cast their ballot to select the 17th Lok Sabha. The polling will be held in 7 phases with the first phase kicking off on Apr.11 (tomorrow).
Voters from 91 Lok Sabha constituencies out of 543 LS constituencies of 20 States will select their representative.
After a fortnight of high-decibel electioneering marked by release of manifestos that were loaded with competitively populist schemes, campaigning for the first phase of the general elections came to an end yesterday with leaders putting their best foot forward to woo voters.
Voting will take place for all the Parliamentary Constituencies in Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Uttarakhand, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Telangana tomorrow.
The other States going to polls in the first phase include Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. In these States, votes will be cast for some of the constituencies in the first phase. Simultaneously, elections for the Legislative Assemblies will be held in Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Odisha tomorrow.
The Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) will be used along with the EVM in all Polling Stations this time. The polling dates for national election 2019 are: Apr.11, Apr.18, Apr.23, Apr.29, May 6, May 12 and May 19.
The results will be announced on May 23.