900 Million People To Choose India’s Next PM In April-May 2019

The current Bharatiya Janata Party government under Narendra Modi won a remarkable victory in 2014
The current Bharatiya Janata Party government under Narendra Modi won a remarkable victory in 2014

Guwahati, March 10, 2019

The Election Commission Of India on March 10th, 2019 announced the dates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

The polls will be held in 7 phases. 900 million people will vote in the 2019 polls. 900 million people will vote in the 2019 polls. 84.3 million new voters since 2014, 15 million voters in the age of 18 and 19. The model code of conduct is now enforced.

The number of polling stations has increased from 9 lakh to 10 lakh. Elections will be held for 543 seats of the Lok Sabha across the country. The votes will be counted on May 23rd, 2019.

The last date of nomination is March 25th, 2019. First phase April 11th, 2019, second phase on April 18th, 2019, third phase on April 23rd, 2019, fourth phase on April 29th, 2019, fifth phase on May 6th, 2019, sixth phase on May 12th, 2019 and seventh phase on May 19th, 2019. Election results will be announced on May 23rd, 2019.

Voters can use an Android app to record malpractice during elections and send it the Election Commission. A government official is duty-bound to respond to the complaint within 100 minutes, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said at a press conference at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on March 10th, 2019.

Voting Phases

  • Single phase election: Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Punjab, Sikkim, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Andaman Nicobar, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Lakshadweep, Delhi, Pondicherry, Chandigarh
  • 2 phases elections will be held in Karnataka, Manipur, Rajasthan and Tripura
  • 3 phases elections: Assam, Chhattisgarh
  • 4 phases elections: Jharkhand, MP, Maharashtra, Odisha
  • 5 phases elections: Jammu & Kashmir
  • 7 phases elections: Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal

Number board

  • Phase 1 91 constituencies, 20 states
  • Phase 2 97 constituencies, 13 states
  • Phase 3 115 constituencies, 14 states
  • Phase 4 71 constituencies, 9 states
  • Phase 5 51 constituencies, 7 states
  • Phase 6 59 constituencies, 7 states
  • Phase 7 59 constituencies, 8 states