Phase 1 Lok Sabha Elections 2019, 17 General Elections 2019 update, The first phase of voting for the 2019 General elections begins on Thursday with voters from 91 out of the 543 constituencies spread across 20 States and Union Territories set to choose their parliamentarians.
Voting has begun for 91 constituencies in the first phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh are crucial among 20 states and Union Territories going to polls today. Eight seats of western Uttar Pradesh have gone to polls today with BJP facing a tough contest in all the seats due to the alliance of Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party and Rashtriya Lok Dal. The Congress is likely to cut into votes of both the BJP and the combined alliance.
Voting for the first phase of general elections has started. The voters will decide the fate of around 1,300 candidates contesting for 91 constituencies spread across 20 states and Union Territories in Lok Sabha elections 2019. According to the Election Commission (EC), around 8.4 crore first-time voters will cast their vote in Lok Sabha elections 2019. If you are also one of them, here’s all you need to know about the polling day.
Polling in all the Lok Sabha constituencies of Andhra Pradesh (25), Telangana (17), Uttarakhand (5), Meghalaya (2) and Arunachal Pradesh (2) besides lone seats in Mizoram, Tripura, Manipur, Nagaland, Sikkim, Andaman and Nicobar, and Lakshadweep is being held. Eight seats in Uttar Pradesh, seven in Maharashtra, six in Bihar, five in Assam, four in Odisha, two each in Jammu and Kashmir and West Bengal and one seat in Chhattisgarh are also going to polls.