In the fifth phase of voting, seven states comprising 51 Lok Sabha constituencies will vote in the Lok Sabha Election 2019 on May 6.
Voting will take place in some seats of Bihar (5), Jammu and Kashmir (2), Jharkhand (4), Madhya Pradesh (7), Rajasthan (12), Uttar Pradesh (14) and West Bengal (7). Counting of votes will take place on May 23.
There are 674 candidates contesting in this phase, including 12 per cent women, the highest so far. In phase five, Union minister Jayant Sinha, who is contesting from Hazaribagh, tops the list of candidates with the highest income – Rs 5.72 crore. While Poonam Sinha, who is making her political debut from Lucknow on a SP ticket, is the richest candidate with Rs 193 crore.
Key constituencies: Rae Bareli, Amethi, Lucknow, Jaipur Rural, Muzaffarpur, Hazaribagh, Sitamarhi, Alwar, Ranchi
State-wise list of constituencies
|Bihar (5)||Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Muzaffarpur, Saran, Hajipur|
|Jammu and Kashmir (2)||Anantnag (in all polling stations falling in Shopian and Pulwama districts.), Ladakh|
|Jharkhand (4)||Kodarma, Ranchi, Khunti, Hazaribagh|
|Madhya Pradesh (7)||Tikamgarh, Damoh, Khajuraho, Satna, Rewa, Hoshangabad, Betul|
|Rajasthan (12)||Ganganagar, Bikaner, Churu, Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Jaipur Rural, Jaipur, Alwar, Bharatpur, Karauli-Dholpur, Dausa, Nagaur|
|Uttar Pradesh (14)||Dhaurahra, Sitapur, Mohanlalganj, Lucknow, Rae Bareli, Amethi, Banda, Fatehpur, Kaushambi, Barabanki, Faizabad, Bahraich, Kaiserganj, Gonda|
|West Bengal (7)||Bangaon, Barrackpore, Howrah, Uleberia, Sreerampur, Hooghly, Arambag|
|Sonia Gandhi||Congress||Rae Bareli|
|Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore||BJP||Jaipur Rural|
|Dr. Shakeel Ahmad||Independent||Madhubani|
No. of seats major political parties won in 2014
- BJP – 282
- Congress – 44
- BSP – 0
- SP – 5
- AAP – 4
- CPI (M) – 9
- NCP – 6
- AIADMK – 37
- TMC – 34
- BJD – 20
- TDP – 16
- TRS – 11
- Shiv Sena – 18
Results for all the 543 Lok Sabha seats will be declared on May 23.