Over one crore 67 lakhs voters will decide the political fate of 83 candidates, as voting will be held in 51 constituencies across 7 states for 5th phase of Lok Sabha elections today.
Over 13,000 polling stations have been set up.
Voting will be held in 51 constituencies across seven states for phase-5 of the ongoing parliamentary elections on Monday. Polling will be held between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Ahead of Monday’s phase-5 of the ongoing parliamentary elections elaborate arrangements have been made for their peaceful conduct.
Voting will take place for 14 seats in Uttar Pradesh; 12 in Rajasthan; seven each in Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal; five in Bihar and four in Jharkhand.
In Jammu and Kashmir, voting will take place in Ladakh and Pulwama and Shopian districts of Anantnag constituency.
In Rajasthan, all preparations were completed for smooth and swift polling.
In West Bengal, all arrangements were completed for Monday’s poll which will cover three districts. These are Barackpore, Bongoan in North 24-Parganas, Howrah and Uluberia in Howrah, Sreerampur, Hooghly and Arambagh in Hooghly Districts.
Meanwhile, security along the India-Bangladesh border has been tightened.
In Uttar Pradesh, the polling parties, with EVMs and poll-related material, reached the polling centers.
In Madhya Pradesh, voting will be held in Tikamgarh, Damoh, Khajuraho, Satna, Rewa, Hoshangabad and Betul on Monday.
In Jammu & Kashmir, the third and final leg of polling in Pulwama and Shopian districts of South Kashmir in the three-phase schedule for Anantnag Parliamentary constituency is scheduled Monday.
Elaborate security and other arrangements have been put in place to ensure free, fair, peaceful and violence free elections in highly volatile south Kashmir region.
2019 Parliamentary Elections has seven phases, voting for which commenced on 11 April and will last until 19 May. With four phases already completed, the remaining three phases of the elections are scheduled respectively on 6 May, 12 May, and 19 May. Votes will be counted on 23 May 2019.