Wednesday, 21 August, 2019

Polling begins in 91 seats

Polling would be held from 7 am to 4 pm in 13 Left Wing Extremism-effected Assembly segments under five parliamentary constituencies and from 7 am to 5 pm in all other Lok Sabha constituencies Odisha Election-2019 begins tomorrow
Patty Aguilar | 11 April, 2019, 08:44

Several union ministers including Nitin Gadkari, Kiren Rijiju and VK Singh are among those whose fate will be decided today. Counting of votes will take place on May 23. The state has gone for early Assembly polls a year ago. All parliamentary constituencies in Tamil Nadu (39 seats) and Puducherry (one seat) will go for polling in the second phase. Only two of the 42 West Bengal seats, Cooch Behar and Alipurduar, are going to the polls on Thursday. In Bihar, voting is under way in four - Aurangabad, Gaya, Nawada and Jamui - out of 40 seats. Last time in 2014, the TD went to the polls in alliance with the BJP.

IED blast in Narayanpur, Chhattisgarh.

PM Modi calls upon citizens to turn out in record numbers. Of the 26 Lok Sabha candidates, only two are women while among 191 Assembly candidates, 16 are women.

"I specially urge young and first-time voters to vote in large numbers", he said.

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat also appealed to voters to exercise their franchise.

A total of four parliamentary constituencies (Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Berhampur and Koraput) and 28 corresponding assembly constituencies will go to polls in the first phase tomorrow. The EC added that 7764 third gender voters will also exercise their franchise in the first phase. Union minister and BJP leader, Hansaraj Ahir is seeking a fourth term from Chandrapur.

Assam will see five seats going to the polls with Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi in the fray from Kaliabor.

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The Nizamabad Lok Sabha constituency is a special case as 185 candidates, including over 170 farmers, are in the fray. He will take on the BSP's Satveer Nagar and the Congress' Arvind Singh along with 10 other candidates.

The State Election Commission has already dispatched polling parties to their respective stations.

Polling for all 25 Lok Sabha and 175 assembly seats will be held simultaneously. Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place for the Lok Sabha elections and tight vigil is being maintained at interstate borders.

Naidu's son Nara Lokesh is making his electoral debut, contesting for Assembly from Mangalagiri in capital region of Amaravati.

YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy, an aspirant for the CM's post, is fighting from his family's pocketborough Pulivendula.

The state was formally divided after the 2014 polls.

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