Voters in 95 constituencies are going to polls in the second phase of voting. Nearly 90 crore people will exercise their franchise on seven different dates between April 11 and May 19, according to the Election Commission. 11 states and a Union territory are exercising their franchise. They include Tamil Nadu (38), Karnataka (14), Maharashtra (10), Uttar Pradesh (8), Assam (5), Bihar (5), Odisha (5), Chhattisgarh (3), West Bengal (3), Jammu and Kashmir (2), and one each in Manipur, Tripura and Puducherry. The polling is scheduled to begin at 7 am and continue till 6 pm. Polling will seal the political future of a total of 85 candidates contesting from different parties in the EVMs.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 2: If you are going to vote in the second phase and don’t have a voter ID card make sure you have any of the following documents
The BJP-led NDA government seeks another term in power banking on the ‘Modi wave’ and the work done for development and social upliftment it claims to have done in the last five years.
On the other hand, a buoyed Congress – boosted with the recent victories in three Hindi heartland states of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan – is seeking to turn the tide under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi.