Lok Sabha General Elections 2019 Schedule Dates

By  Geordy Mathew | Updated:  Mar 10, 2019, 05:49 PM

Lok Sabha General Elections 2019 are to be held in India from in 11th April and 19th May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. The tenure of the current NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will end on 26th May 2019.

The Election Commission of India - ECI is announced the dates on 10th  March 2019  at 5 pm  through a press conference at Vigan Bhavan, New Delhi for the much awaited General Election 2019  and its  to be conducted in 7 phases  and results would be out by 27th May 2019.

 

The Dates for the Lok Sabha General Elections2019 are 11th April and 19th May 2019

 

Polling/ Voting  Dates for Lok Sabha General Elections2019

Phases        Dates of Polling Number of states & union territories     Number of Parliamentary Constituencies
1 11.04.2019 20 91
2 18.04.2019 13 97
3 23.04.2019 14 115
4 29.04.2019 9 71
5 06.05.2019 7 51
6 12.05.2019 7 59
7 19.05.2019 8 59

 

Poll Days & Corresponding Schedule Lok Sabha General Elections 2019

S.No Poll Event  Poll  Days
1. Announcement & Issue of Press Note 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
2. Issue of Notification 18.03.2019 19.03.2019 28.03.2019 02.04.2019 10.04.2019 16.04.2019 22..04.2019
3. Last Date for filing Nominations 25.03.2019 03.2019 04.04.2019        
4. Scrutiny of Nominations 26.03.2019 03.2019 .04.2019        
5. Last date for withdrawal of Candidature 28.03.2019 03.2019          
6. Date of Poll 11.04.2019 18.04.2019 23.04.2019 29.04.2019 06.05.2019 12.05.2019 19.05.2019
7. Counting of Votes on 23.05.2019 23.05.2019 23.05.2019 23.05.2019 23.05.2019 23.05.2019 23.05.2019
8. Date before which the election shall be Completed 27.05.2019 27.05.2019 27.05.2019 27.05.2019 27.05.2019 27.05.2019 27.05.2019
  Number of PCs 91 97 115 71 51 59 59
  No of States/UTs In each Schedule 20 13 14 9 7 7 8

 

The last parliamentary election was held in nine phases from 7th April to 12th May 2014 and was the longest election in the country’s history. On 16th May 2014 the results were declared, which was 15 days before the 15th Lok Sabha which completed its constitutional mandate on 31 May 2014. The counting exercise was held at 989 counting centres. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections the BJP alone crossed the halfway mark on its own by winning 282 seats making an impressive victory and with its alliance the NDA it tally was 336 seats. The Lok Sabha (General) Elections 2019 will be a test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity against the grand united opposition.

 



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