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Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Second Phase voting held for 95 Constituencies

The voting for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase II was held for some parliamentary constituencies of Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

Apr 18, 2019 16:57 IST
Lok Sabha Elections 2019

The voting for the Second Phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 was held on April 18, 2019 in 95 Lok Sabha Constituencies across 12 States and 1 Union Territory.

The voting for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase II was held for some parliamentary constituencies of Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

Note: Initially, the voting for the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase II was scheduled to be held for 97 Constituencies; however, the polling for Vellore Parliamentary Constituency and Tripura East Parliamentary Constituency was deferred.

Around 1.4 crore electors voted in 8 Lok Sabha constituencies of Uttar Pradesh in Phase –II to decided the fate of 85 candidates. The constituencies that went to poll in second phase were - Nagina, Amroha, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura, Agra and Fatehpur Sikri.

Agra is the largest Phase - II constituency in Uttar Pradesh with 1904706 voters. Over 16000 polling stations will facilitate voting in the State during second phase.

In Tamil Nadu, over 6 crore voters casted their votes for 38 Parliamentary constituencies and for bypolls to 18 Assembly constituencies. All of Tamil Nadu except Vellore constituency went to polls in the second phase.

In Chhattisgarh, Mahasamund, Rajnandgaon and Kanker constituencies went to polls during Phase 2 of Lok Sabha Elections 2019. The Mahasamund and Rajnandgaon Constituencies are for general category while Kanker is reserved for the Schedule Tribes.

In Karnataka, elections were held for 14 out of 28 Lok Sabha seats in Phase 2 to decide the fate of 241 candidates, of which 17 are women. There were 30,410 polling stations in the state in this phase.

Key takeaways of Second Phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019

Over 15 crore 79 lakh and 34 thousand voters voted to decide fate of 1629 candidates

Over 1 lakh 81 thousand polling booths were made ready for smooth conduct of polls

Ove 11000 Third Gender voters casted ballots

Second Phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019

 

State/UT

 

Number of Parliamentary Constituencies

 

Total voters

 

 

Male Voters

 

Female Voters

 

Third Gender Voters

 

Number of

Contesting

Candidates

 

Polling Booths

Assam

5

6910592

3554460

3355952

180

50

8992

Bihar

5

8552274

4492599

4059375

300

68

8644

Chhattisgarh

3

4895719

2432554

2463102

63

36

6484

Jammu & Kashmir

2

2960027

1543571

1416387

69

24

4426

Karnataka

14

26338277

13352234

12983284

2759

241

30410

Maharashtra

10

18546036

9694373

 

8851390

273

179

20321

 

Manipur

1

928626

447843

480751

32

11

1300

Odisha

5

7693123

3945025

   3747493

 

605

 

35

9117

Tamil Nadu

39

59869758

29594923

30269045

5790

845

67664

Tripura

1

1257944

637649

620291

4

10

1645

Uttar Pradesh

8

14076635

7583431

6492326

878

70

16162

West Bengal

3

4932346

2522887

2409372

87

42

5390

Puducherry

1

973161

459266

513799

96

18

970

Total

97

157934518

80260815

77662567

11136

1629

181525

Total States/UTs in Phase 2

                                                                                   13

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