The Election Commission has announced that the 17th Lok Sabha elections will be held in seven phases starting from April 11, followed by the counting of votes on May 23. The elections will be held for 543 seats across nearly 10 lakh polling booths in the country with the number of voters to reach to almost 90 crores.
These assembly elections will be held in 4 states i.e. Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, and Odisha.
The primary parties in the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 are Indian National Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party, and Bahujan Samaj Party.
Here is the list of the current ruling parties in the different states:
Andra Pradesh – TDP
Arunachal Pradesh – BJP
Delhi – AAP
Assam – BJP+AGP+BPF
Bihar – BJP+JD(U)+LJP+RLSP
Chhattisgarh – INC
Goa – BJP+MGP+GFP
Gujarat, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh – BJP
Jharkhand – BJP+AJSU
Karnataka – INC+JD(S)+BSP
Kerala – CPI(M)+CPI+JD(S)+NCP+INC(S)+KC(B)+CMP
Madhya Pradesh – INC+BSP+SP
Maharashtra – BJP+SS+RSP
Manipur – BJP+NPF+NPP+LJP
Meghalaya – BJP+NPP+UDP+PDF+HSPDP
Mizoram – MNF+BJP
Nagaland – BJP+NDSP+NPP+JD(U)
Odisha – BJD
Punjab & Rajasthan – INC
Sikkim – BJP+SDF
Tamil Nadu – AIADMK
Telangana – TRS
Tripura – BJP+IPFT
Uttar Pradesh – BJP+AD(S)+SBSP
Uttarakhand – BJP
West Bengal – TMC.
State-wise Lok Sabha Election Dates 2019:
Phase 1 (91 seats, 20 States) on April 11
Will be held in Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Sikkim, Telangana, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Andaman and Lakshadweep.
Phase 2 ( 97 seats, 13 States) on April 18
Will be held in Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, and Puducherry.
Phase 3 (115 seats, 14 States) on April 23
Will be held in Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu.
Phase 4 (71 seats, 9 States) on April 29
Will be held in Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
Phase 5 (51 seats, 7 States) on May 6
Will be held in Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal.
Phase 6 (59 seats, 7 States) on May 12
Delhi-NCR, Bihar, Haryana, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal.
Phase 7 (59 seats, 8 States) on May 19
Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, West Bengal, Chandigarh (UT), Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh.