Seven States Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal, Haryana and Delhi will go to polls tomorrow
The second last phase ie sixth phase of polls will be held tomorrow, May 12 in seven states Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal, Haryana and Delhi. Over 10 crore voters will decide the fate of 979 candidates on 59 seats.
Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, singer and BJP leader Hans Raj Hans, Congress leader and former veteran cricketer Kirti Azad, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, AAP Candidates Atishi and Raghav Chadha, cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir and boxer Vijender Singh are among the prominent candidates for Phase 6 Lok Sabha election 2019. Gautam Ganbhir and Vijender SIngh are contesting on BJP and Congress ticket respectively.
The general election is taking place in seven phases. The polling dates for national election 2019 are: April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19.
Prominent Candidates in Delhi
In Delhi, 164 candidates are contesting in seven constituencies. Of these, 18 candidates are women and 55 are crorepati. The prominent candidates are BJP lawmakers Manoj Tiwari, Harsh Vardhan, Ramesh Biduri; former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, Congress leader Ajay Maken, cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir, boxer Vijender Singh from Congress and popular AAP leaders Atishi, Raghav Chadha and Pankaj Gupta.
Prominent Candidates in Jharkhand
In Jharkhand, 67 candidates are contesting in four constituencies. Of these, 10 candidates are women and 20 are crorepati. The prominent candidates are BJP lawmakers Pashupati Nath Singh (Dhanbad), Bidyut Baran Mahato (Jamshedpur) and JMM’s Champai Soren from Jamshedpur.
Prominent Candidates in Bihar
In Bihar, 127 candidates are contesting in eight constituencies. Of these, 16 candidates are women and 44 are crorepati. The prominent candidates are sitting lawmakers Radha Mohan Singh from Purvi Champaran, Janardan Singh Sigriwal from Maharajganj and LJP’s Veena Devi and RJD’s Raghuvansh Prasad from Vaishali.
Prominent Candidates in Uttar Pradesh
In Uttar Pradesh, 167 candidates are contesting in 14 constituencies. Of these, 12 candidates are women and 56 are crorepati. The prominent candidates are former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Union Minister Maneka Gandhi.
Prominent Candidates in Haryana
In Haryana, 223 candidates are contesting in 10 constituencies. Of these, 9 candidates are women and 87 are crorepati. The prominent candidates are BJP lawmaker Rao Inderjit Singh from Gurgaon, former Chief Minister of Haryana Bhupinder Singh Hooda from Sonipat and BJP lawmaker Krishan Pal Gurjar from Faridabad.
Prominent Candidates in Madhya Pradesh
In Madhya Pradesh, 138 candidates are contesting in eight constituencies. Of these, 15 candidates are women and 33 are crorepati. The prominent candidates are senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, Congress lawmaker Jyotiraditya Scindia and BJP candidate and Terrorism accused Pragya Thakur from Bhopal.
Prominent Candidates in West Bengal
In Bengal, 83 candidates are contesting in eight constituencies. Of these, two candidates are women and 16 are crorepati. The prominent candidates are TMC lawmakers Deepak Adhikari (Dev) from Ghatala, Mriganko Mahato from Purulia and Dibyendu Adhikari from Tamluk.