Lok Sabha election dates announced: Know when your state goes to polls
The poll process will be stretched across seven phases in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. In 22 states, it will be held on a single day.Updated: Mar 10, 2019 19:55 IST
The seven-phase Lok Sabha elections will begin on April 11 and results will be declared on May 23, the Election Commission announced on Sunday. Assembly polls in Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal, Odisha and Sikkim will also be held simultaneously.
The Election Commission said 91 constituencies spread across 20 states will see polling on April 11, 97 constituencies in 13 states on April 18, 115 seats in 14 states on April 23, 71 seats in 9 states on April 29, 51 seats in 7 states on May 6, 59 seats in 7 states on May 12 and 59 constituencies in 8 states on May 19.
Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora told reporters that about 900 million voters would be eligible for the polls, about 15 million between the ages of 18 and 19 years.
Watch: Lok Sabha Election 2019 in seven phases from April 11, results on May 23