Lok Sabha elections 2019 begin tomorrow with 91 constituencies in 18 states and two Union Territories going to polls in the first phase on 11 April.
The Indian general elections will be held in seven-phases for 543 seats across the country on 11 April, 18 April, 23 April, 29 April, 6 May, 12 May and 19 May. Counting will be on 23 May.
Some of the seats going to polls in this phase are Arunachal Pradesh West, Jamui, Bastar, Nagpur, Ghaziabad, Hyderabad.
In Arunachal Pradesh West, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju is facing a tough fight from Congress candidate Nabam Tuki.
In Jamui, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan will take on Bhudeo Chaudhary, who is running on a ticket from the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is seeking re-election from Nagpur, but it will be a tough fight for him because Nana Patole, a former BJP MP who joined the Congress a year ago, has also thrown his hat in the ring.
BJP has fielded Union minister VK Singh in Ghaziabad, who will take on Congress’ Dolly Sharma and Samajwadi Party’s Suresh Bansal.
Bastar is the only constituency in Chhattisgarh where polling will be held in the first phase of elections. BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi and four security personnel were on Tuesday killed when their convoy was attacked by naxalites in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district.
Election Commission officials quoted state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Subrat Sahu as saying that the polling will be held as per schedule despite the attack.
The BJP denied ticket to its sitting MP Dinesh Kashyap in Bastar and fielded its Bastar district chief Baiduram Kashyap. Congress has pinned its hopes on Dipak Baij.
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi is confident of retaining the Hyderabad Lok Sabha seat for the fourth time.
The BJP has fielded J Bhagwant Rao, while Congress’s Feroz Khan is also in the fray from the constituency.
Here are the constituencies which are going to polls tomorrow:
Araku, Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Kakinada, Anakapalle, Amalapuram, Rajahmundry, Narsapuram, Eluru, Machilipatnam, Vijayawada, Guntur, Narasaraopet, Bapatla, Ongole, Nandyal, Kurnool, Anantapur, Hindupur, Kadapa, Nellore, Titupati, Rajampet, Chittoor
Arunachal West, Arunachal East
Tezpur, Kaliabor, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Lakhimpur
Aurangabad, Gaya, Nawada, Jamui
Jammu and Kashmir
Wardha, Ramtek, Nagpur, Bhandara- Gondiya, Gadchiroli-Chimur, Chandrapur, Yavatmal-Washim
Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Berhampur, Koraput
Adilabad, Peddapalle, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Zahirabad, Medak, Malkagiri, Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Chevella, Mahbubnagar, Nagarkurnool, Nalgonda, Bhongir, Warangal, Mahabubabad, Khammam
Saharanpur, Kairana, Muzaffarnagar, Bijnor, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar
Tehri Garhwal, Garhwal, Almora, Nainital- Udhamsingh Nagar, Hardwar
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andaman and Nicobar Islands