Lok Sabha polls Phase 6: Key candidates and constituencies

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A total of 59 parliamentary constituencies across six states and one Union Territory will witness polling in phase 6 of the ongoing 2019 Lok Sabha election on May 12.

Also, the Election Commission declared polling across 168 booths of Tripura West parliamentary constituency as ‘void’ and ordered re-polling on May 12.

The poll watchdog also ordered re-polling for polling station no-10 of Kamaraj Nagar assembly segment of the Puducherry Parliamentary constituency on May 12 for the same reason. Counting of votes will take place on 23 May.

States going to polls:

Bihar (8), Jharkhand (4), Madhya Pradesh (8), Uttar Pradesh (14), West Bengal (8), Haryana (10), and Delhi (7)

979 candidates are contesting in this phase out of which 189 have criminal records.

Key constituencies:

Gurgaon, Bhopal, Bankura, Sultanpur, Dhanbad, East Delhi, North East Delhi

Full list of Phase 6 candidates here

State-wise list of constituencies

States Constituencies
Bihar (8) Valmiki Nagar, Paschim Champaran, Purvi Champaran, Sheohar, Vaishali, Gopalganj, Siwan, Maharajganj
Delhi (7) Chandni Chowk, North East Delhi, East Delhi, New Delhi, North West Delhi, West Delhi, South Delhi.
Haryana (10) Ambala, Kurukshetra, Sirsa, Hisar, Karnal, Sonipat, Rohtak, Bhiwani-Mahendragarh, Gurgaon, Faridabad
Jharkhand (4) Giridih, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Singhbhum
Madhya Pradesh (8) Morena, Bhind, Gwalior, Guna, Sagar, Vidisha, Bhopal, Rajgarh
Uttar Pradesh (14) Sultanpur, Pratapgarh, Phulpur, Allahabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Shrawasti, Domariyaganj, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar, Lalganj, Azamgarh, Jaunpur, Machhlishahr, Bhadohi
West Bengal (8) Tamluk, Kanthi, Ghatal, Jhargram, Medinipur, Purulia, Bankura, Bishnupur

 

Key candidates:

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur BJP Bhopal
Digvijaya Singh Congress Bhopal
Maneka Gandhi BJP Sultanpur
Kirti Azad Congress Dhanbad
Jyotiraditya Scindia Congress Guna
Arvind Singh Lovely Congress East Delhi
Gautam Gambhir BJP East Delhi
Atishi AAP East Delhi
Manoj Tiwari BJP North East Delhi
Sheila Dikshit Congress North East Delhi
Ajay Makan Congress New Delhi
Vijendra Singh Congress South Delhi
Raghav Chadha AAP South Delhi

  

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No. of seats major political parties won in 2014

  1. BJP – 282
  2. Congress – 44
  3. BSP – 0
  4. SP – 5
  5. AAP – 4
  6. CPI (M) – 9
  7. NCP – 6
  8. AIADMK – 37
  9. TMC – 34
  10. BJD – 20
  11. TDP – 16
  12. TRS – 11
  13. Shiv Sena – 18

Results for all the 543 Lok Sabha seats will be declared on May 23.

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