Wisconsin Indian Community - WIIndian.com
| | | | | | | | | | | |
 


 

High-pitched campaigning ends for 5th phase, focus shifts to polling day on May 20

Author : IANS

Politics, National Read Latest News and Articles

Share With Your Friends



Add an Article

View All Contributions

Add To My Favorite

Add A Picture

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Campaigning for the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections ended at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

In the fifth phase scheduled for May 20, 49 seats across eight states and Union Territories will go to the polls to determine the fates of 695 candidates.

The states participating in this phase include Bihar (5), Jammu and Kashmir (1), Jharkhand (3), Ladakh (1), Maharashtra (13), Odisha (5), Uttar Pradesh (14), and West Bengal (7).

Following the conclusion of the fourth phase, voting will be completed in 428 seats. After the fifth phase, only two more rounds of voting will be left which will take place on May 25 and June 1.

The results will be out on June 4.

Key candidates and constituencies: Rajnath Singh (Lucknow), Chirag Paswan (Hajipur, Bihar), Raj Bhushan Chaudhary (Muzaffarpur, Bihar), Piyush Goyal (Mumbai North), Ajaz Mohammad Safi Khan (Mumbai North Central), Rahul Gandhi (Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh), Kishori Lal (Amethi), Smriti Irani (Amethi), Karan Bhushan Singh (Kaiserganj, Uttar Pradesh), Rachna Banerjee and Locket Chatterjee (Hooghly, WB), Rohini Acharya (Saran, Bihar), Ujjwal Nikam (Mumbai North Central), Arvind Sawant (Mumbai South), and Omar Abdullah (Baramulla, J&K), among others.

The constituencies that will go to the polls on May 20 are as follows:

Bihar: Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Muzaffarpur, Saran and Hajipur

Jharkhand: Chatra, Koderma and Hazaribagh

Maharashtra: Dhule, Dindori, Nashik, Palghar, Bhiwandi, Kalyan, Thane, Mumbai North, Mumbai North-West, Mumbai North-East, Mumbai North-Central, Mumbai South-Central and Mumbai South

Odisha: Bargarh, Sundargarh, Bolangir, Kandhamal and Aska

UP: Mohanlalganj, Lucknow, Raebareli, Amethi, Jalaun, Jhansi, Hamirpur, Banda, Fatehpur, Kaushambi, Barabanki, Faizabad, Kaisarganj and Gonda

West Bengal: Bangaon, Barrackpur, Howrah, Uluberia, Sreerampur, Hooghly and Arambag

Jammu and Kashmir: Baramulla

Ladakh: Ladakh

--IANS

brt/arm


Copyright and Disclaimer: All news and images appearing in our news section, search engines and social media are provided by IANS. If you face any issues related to the content/images, please contact our news service provider directly. We are not liable/responsible for any content/images related to the news service provider.


Latest News

View More News


More News Articles

T20 World Cup: 'The plan was to take the game deep', Shivam Dube on unbeaten 31 v USA

Cinema must tap India's folklore & fables for compelling stories, says Mona Singh

T20 World Cup: Jaffer feels Kohli's 'greatness' will come at end of tournament

T20 World Cup: Rohit is both commendable player and captain, says Ishant Sharma

BBL: Sydney Thunder sign Sam Billings on three-year deal