A week after the first phase for Lok Sabha elections concluded on April 11, the voting for the second phase is all set to take place across 97 constituencies in 13 states on April 18.
The process for the candidate nomination had started with the Election Commission issuing notification on March 19. The last date for filling nominations for the 97 constituencies to go for polls on April 18 was March 26. The scrutiny of the nomination papers was held on March 26, while March 29 was selected as the last date for withdrawing nominations was March 29.
In the second phase of Lok Sabha elections, all parliamentary constituencies of Tamil Nadu will undergo voting, a big chunk of 14 constituency in Karnataka, 10 in Maharashtra which is to vote in four phases, 5 each in the states of Assam, Bihar and Odisha, 3 each in West Bengal and Chhattisgarh, 2 in Jammu and Kashmir, while one each in Puducherry, Tripura and Manipur.
Important dates to remember for Phase II
|Notification to be issued on||March 19|
|Last date for filing nomination||March 26|
|Scrutiny of nomination||March 27|
|Last date for withdrawal of nomination||March 29|
|Date of elections for Phase II||April 18|
|Date of Result||May 23|
List of States to vote on April 18 in Phase II of Lok Sabha elections
Tamil Nadu (39), Karnataka (14), Maharashtra (10) Uttar Pradesh (8), Assam (5), Bihar (5), Odisha (5), Chhattisgarh (3), West Bengal (3), Jammu and Kashmir (2), Manipur (1), Tripura (1), Puducherry (1)
List of constituency to vote on April 18 in Phase II of Lok Sabha elections
Tamil Nadu – Tirvallur, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chennai Central, Sriperumbudur, Kancheepuram, Arakkonam, Vellore, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Tiruvannamalai, Arani, Viluppuram, Kallakurichi, Salem, Namakkal, Erode, Tiruppur, Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Pollachi, Dindigul, Karur, Tiruchirapalli, Perambalur, Cuddalore, Chidambaram, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Sivaganga, Madurai, Theni, Virudhunagar, Ramanathapuram, Thoothukoodi, Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, Kanniyakumari
Karnataka – Udupi Chikmagalur, Hassan, Dakshina Kannada, Chitradurga, Tumkur, Mandya, Mysore, Chamrajanagar, Bangalore Rural, Bangalore North, Bangalore Central, Bangalore South, Chikkaballapur, Kolar
Maharashtra – Buldhana, Akola, Amravati, Hingoli, Nanded, Parbhani, Beed, Osmanabad, Latur, Solapur
Uttar Pradesh – Nagina, Amroha, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri
Assam – Karimganj, Silchar, Autonomous district, Mangaldoi, Nawgong
Bihar – Kishanganj, Katihar, Purnia, Bhagalpur, Banka
Odisha – Bargarh, Sundargarh, Bolangir, Kandhamal, Aska
Chhattisgarh – Rajnandgaon, Mahasamund, Kanker
West Bengal – Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling, Raiganj
Jammu and Kashmir – Srinagar, Udhampur
Manipur – Inner Manipur
Puducherry – Puducherry
Tripura – Tripura East
The Election Commission of India on March 10, Sunday evening had announced dates for Lok Sabha Elections 2019, which are currently undergoing, with the counting of votes on May 23.
Voting for the Lok Sabha Elections will take place in seven phases across the country to decide on the 543 names which will go to the Lower House of the Parliament.