Indian General Elections

2019 Lok Sabha Elections Begin: India Goes To Polls For Phase 2 Of General Elections - Voting To Be Held For 95 Seats

Written By Digital Desk | Mumbai | Published:
With 95 seats, 1619 candidates and 179880 polling booths at disposition, 12 states will go to polls on Thursday for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019
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The Election Commission announced that the second phase of the General Elections is concluded on Thursday. And by far, the polling has completely concluded in 14 states and Union territories.  


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I thank the media, that you covered the elections properly. We made efforts to let the people decide: NC leader Farooq Abdullah addressing the media after cast his vote.


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Citizens of Tamil Nadu's Perambalur all charged up to exercise their franchise as phase two of Lok Sabha Elections begin.


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Voter turnout for second phase of 2019 Lok Sabha Elections as of 9 am:


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Polling percentage recorded as of 9 am:

  • Assam -9.51%
  • Jammu and Kashmir-0.99%
  • Karnataka-1.14%
  • Maharashtra-0.85%
  • Manipur-1.78%
  • Odisha-2.15%
  • Tamil Nadu- 0.81%
  • Tripura- 0.00%
  • Uttar Pradesh- 3.99%
  • West Bengal-0.55%
  • Chhattisgarh-7.75%
  •  Puducherry-1.62%
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DMK Lok Sabha candidate from Thoothukudi, Kanimozhi casts her vote at a polling station in Chennai's Alwarpet, says, "People in the opposition have been harassed, raids targeted at opposition candidates. BJP have completely taken over AIADMK."


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New India of ours is setting higher benchmarks in every field, whether it be on earth, water, sky or even space. I appeal to all the voters in phase two, especially the young, that you must vote to keep this momentum going. In your one vote lies country's pride and progress: BJP President Amit Shah 


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Nirmala Sitharaman waits in queue at Bengaluru South Constituency to cast her vote as second phase of 2019 Lok Sabha Elections begin.


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Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram casts his vote.


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Actor turned politician Rajinikanth casts his vote at the polling station in Stella Maris College, in Chennai Central parliamentary constituency.  


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P Chidambaram addresses the media after casting his vote.


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shares a message for citizens ahead of the second phase of 2019 Lok Sabha Elections.  


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Engulfed with controversies ranging from politics of polarisation to coalition tears, price tags on votes and even dopplegangers, the Lok Sabha elections on April 18 will walk into its second phase of voting. 

With 95 seats, 1619 candidates and 179880 polling booths at disposition the states that will go to polls on Thursday are- 

Assam (5 seats), Bihar (5 seats), Chhattisgarh (3 seats), Jammu and Kashmir (2 seats), Karnataka (14 seats), Maharashtra (10 seats), Manipur (1 seat), Odisha (5 seats), Tamil Nadu (38 seats), Uttar Pradesh (8 seats), West Bengal(3 seats) and Puducherry (1 seat).

The list does not account for Tamil Nadu's Vellore and Tripura East constituency. 

Here are the constituencies that will go to polls: 

  • Assam

Karimganj, Silchar, Autonomous District, Mangaldoi, Nawgong

  • Bihar

Kishanganj, Katihar, Purnia, Bhagalpur, Banka

  • Chhattisgarh

Kanker, Rajnandgaon, Mahasamund

  • Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar, Udhampur

  • Karnataka

Udupi Chikmagalur, Hassan, Chitradurga, Dakshin Kannada, Tumkur, Mandya, Mysore, Chamarajanagar, Bangalore Rural, Bangalore North, Bangalore Central, Bangalore South, Chikkballapur, Kolar

  • Maharashtra

Buldhana, Akola, Amravati, Hingoli, Nanded, Parbhani, Beed, Osmanabad, Latur and Solapur

  • Manipur

Inner Manipur

  • Odisha

Bargarh, Sundargarh, Bolangir, Kandhamal, Aska

  • Tamil Nadu

Tiruvallur, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chennai Central, Sriperumbudur, Kancheepuram, Arakkonam, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Tiruvannamalai, Arani, Viluppuram, Kallakurichi, Salem, Namakkal, Erode, Tiruppur, Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Pollachi, Dindigul, Karur, Tiruchirappalli, Perambulur, Cuddalore, Chidamabram, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Sivaganga, Theni, Virudhunagar, Ramanathapuram, Thoothukkudi, Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, Kanniyakumari, Madurai

  • Uttar Pradesh

Nagina, Amroha, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri

  • West Bengal

Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling and Raiganj

  • Puducherry


The polls will see seats from where high profile candidates are contending: 

Deve Gowda (JD), BK Hariprasad (Congress), PC Mohan (BJP), Yashwant Singh (BJP), Raj Babbar (Congress), Hema Malini (BJP), SP Singh Baghel (BJP), Maharaj Kumari Pragya Debburman (Congress), Farooq Abdullah (NC), Syed Mohsin (PDP), Mohammad Salim (CPM), Ashok Chavan (Congress)

The turnout for the first phase of elections as announced by the Election Commission was: 

  • Andaman and Nicobar: 70.67%
  • Chhattisgarh: 56%
  • Andhra Pradesh: 56% 
  • Telangana: 60%
  • Maharashtra: 55.78%
  • Sikkim: 69%
  • Mizoram: 60%
  • Nagaland: 78%
  • Manipur: 78.2%
  • Tripura: 81.8%
  • West Bengal: 81%