The 2019 Lok Sabha elections are underway with three phases already complete. Mumbai goes to polls in the fourth phase on 29 April.
The city has six Lok Sabha seats — Mumbai North, Mumbai North-West, Mumbai North-East, Mumbai North-Central, Mumbai South-Central and Mumbai South — and close to 96 lakh registered voters.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is in alliance with the Shiv Sena in the city, while the Congress has tied up with Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).
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These are the candidates in each of the six seats in Mumbai:
Mumbai North — Urmila Matondkar (Congress), Gopal Shetty (BJP)
Mumbai North-West —Gajanan Kirtikar (Shiv Sena), Sanjay Nirupam (Congress)
Mumbai North-East — Manoj Kotak (BJP), Sanjay Dina Patil (NCP)
Mumbai North-Central — Priya Dutt (Congress), Poonam Mahajan (BJP)
Mumbai South-Central — Eknath Gaikwad (Congress), Rahul Shewale (Shiv Sena)
Mumbai South — Milind Deora (Congress), Arvind Sawant (Shiv Sena)
In 2014, the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance had swept up all 6 seats in the city. The results this year will have a bearing on the assembly polls due in Maharashtra in October.
How to vote
1. First things first. Make sure your name is on the voter list (here’s how you can check).
2. Check your polling booth (here’s how).
3. Here’s what you do at the polling station.
4. Mobile phones, cameras and other such gadgets are not allowed inside the booth.
5. Don’t have a voter ID? You could use these IDs instead.