Polling is going on in 59 constituencies of seven states of the country, under the Sixth phase of Lok Sabha Elections. Under this phase, voting is being held in states like UP, Bihar and West Bengal. With today’s phase, the decision of the fate of central ministers Radha Mohan Singh, Harsh Vardhan and Maneka Gandhi, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav (Akhilesh Yadav) and Congress leaders Digvijay Singh and Jyotiraditya Scindia will be decided.
Lok Sabha Election Phase 6 Live Updates:
10:15 AM IST- Uttar Pradesh election voting latest updates
Former Arunachal governor delayed while voting
Former governor of Arunachal Pradesh Mata Prasad was among many who were held up while standing in queue to vote in Uttar Pradesh’s Jaunpur, where booth number 404 suffered due to improper arrangement of electricity.
— BJP Delhi (@BJP4Delhi) May 12, 2019
— Navika Kumar (@navikakumar) May 12, 2019
I request everybody to please go out and vote today. Regardless of who you choose, you need to exercise your choice, choose wisely and make your decision count! pic.twitter.com/DDewJXs6je
— Chowkidar Meenakashi Lekhi (@M_Lekhi) May 12, 2019
10:15 AM IST- 9.5% voting recorded in Delhi till 9 AM
10:00 AM IST- Haryana: Team India Captain Virat Kohli after casting his vote at a polling booth in Pinecrest School in Gurugram
9:56 IST- A minor argument between Union Minister and BJP’s candidate from Sultanpur Maneka Gandhi and Mahagathbandhan candidate Sonu Singh after Gandhi alleged that Singh’s supporters were threatening voters.
9:30 AM IST- Apart from these 59 constituencies, repolling will be held at 168 polling booths of West Tripura Lok Sabha seat after the Election Commission found rigging and booth capturing in phase one on April 11.
Step 1: The voters can simply visit the website electoralsearch.in to find their polling booth.
Step 2: The voters can use the Voter Helpline App to find their polling booth
Step 3: Another way to find a polling booth is that you can call the Voter Helpline, the number is 1950 (please add your STD code before dialling)
Step 4: To get the Polling station location, the voters can simply SMS <ECIPS> space <EPIC No> to 1950
Here’s the polling process for Lok Sabha Elections:
1. First, the polling official will check the voter’s name on the voters’ list along with the ID proof.
2. Now, the voter’s finger will be inked and a slip will be handovered. The official will also take a signature of the voter on a register.
3. The slip has to be deposited by the voter to the third polling official and show the inked finger, proceeding to the polling booth.
4. There will be a ballot button opposite the symbol of the candidate of your choice, the voter has to press it on the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), a beep sound
5. Now the voters need to check the slip that appears in the transparent window of the VVPAT machine. The slip comprises of Name and Symbol shall be visible for 7 seconds before it drops in the sealed VVPAT box.
6. A voter also has an option to press NOTA, None of the Above, if he/she thinks no candidate is good enough.
7. No Mobile phones, cameras or any other gadgets are allowed at the polling booth.
Candidates: Narendra Singh Tomar (BJP), Ram Niwas Rawat (Cong)
Candidates; Devashish Jarariya (Congress), Sandhya Ray (BJP)
Candidates: Ashok Singh (Congress), Vivek Shejwalkar (BJP)
Candidates: Jyotiraditya Scindia (Congress), K P Yadav (BJP)
Candidates: Prabhu Singh Thakur (Congress), Raj Bahadur Singh (BJP)
Candidates: Shailendra Patel of the Congress, Ramakant Bhargava of the BJP.
Candidates: Digvijaya Singh (Congress), Sadhvi Pragya Thakur (BJP)
Candidates: Mona Sustani (Congress), Rodmal Nagar (BJP)
North East Delhi
Candidates: Sheila Dikshit (Congress), Manoj Tiwari (BJP), Dilip Pandey (Aam Aadmi Party)
Candidates: Atishi (Aam Aadmi Party), Gautam Gambhir (BJP) and Arvinder Singh Lovely (Congress)
Candidates: Kirti Azad from Congress battling with PN Singh.
Candidates: Maneka Gandhi (BJP), Chandra Bhadra Singh (BSP), Sanjay Singh (Congress)
Candidates: Rita Bahuguna Joshi (BJP), Rajendra Singh Patel (SP), Yogesh Shukla (Congress)
Candidates: Former UP chief minister, Jagdambika Pal (BJP) Aftab Alam (BSP) Dr Chandresh Upadhyaya (Congress)
Sant Kabir Nagar
Candidates: Praveen Kumar Nishad (BJP), Bhishma Shankar Tiwari (BSP), Bhal Chandra Yadav (Congress)
Candidates: Akhilesh Yadav (SP) Dinesh Lal Yadav ‘Nirahua’ (BJP), Congress has not fielded a candidate
Candidates: Dilip Ghosh (BJP), Manas Bhunia (Trinamool Congress), Biplab Bhatt (Communist Party of India), Sambhu Nath Chatterjee (Congress)
Candidates: Bhupinder Singh Hooda (Congress), Ramesh Chander Kaushik (BJP), Digvijay Singh Chautala (Jannayak Janta Party (JJP)), Surender Kumar Chhikara (INLD)
Candidates: Dushyant Chautala (Jannayak Janta Party), Brijendra Singh (BJP), Bhavya Bishnoi (Congress)
Candidates: Rao Inderjit Singh (BJP), Capt Ajay Singh (Congress), Dr Mehmood Khan (JJP), Virender Rana (INLD).
Candidates: Radha Mohan Singh (BJP), Akash Kumar Singh (RLSP), Prabhakar Jaiswal (CPI)
Candidates: Hina Shahab (RJD) and Kavita Kumari (JD-U)