Sun. Jun 16th, 2019

Lok Sabha polls 2019: 59 Lok Sabha seats go to polls on Sunday

NEW DELHI: The national capital’s seven Lok Sabha seats and 52 others will go to the polls on Sunday, the sixth phase of seven-phased parliamentary elections. As many as 979 candidates are in the fray in this round.

Apart from Delhi, polling will take place in Bihar (8 seats), Haryana (10), Madhya Pradesh (8), Uttar Pradesh (14), West Bengal (8) and Jharkhand (4). Prominent politicians in the fray include Akhilesh Yadav from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh, Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal, Bhupinder Singh Hooda from Sonepat, and Sheila Dikshit from North-East Delhi. The other bigwigs whose fate will be decided on Sunday are Union ministers Radha Mohan Singh from Purvi Champaran, Harsh Vardhan from Chandani Chowk, and Narendra Singh Tomar from Morena.

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