NEW DELHI: Polling will be hold on Tuesday for a third and largest proviso of Lok Sabha choosing in 116 seats, including all constituencies in Gujarat and Kerala, with BJP boss Amit Shah, Congress arch Rahul Gandhi and several Union ministers among distinguished possibilities in a fray.
The stakes are high for a statute BJP and a allies as they bagged 66 seats out of these 116 widespread opposite 14 states and Union Territories in 2014 ubiquitous election, while a Congress and a fondness partners won 27, and a rest went to other antithesis parties and Independents.
Besides all seats in Gujarat (26) and Kerala (20), voting will be hold in 4 seats in Assam, 5 in Bihar, 7 in Chhattisgarh, 14 any in Karnataka and Maharashtra, 6 in Odisha, 10 in Uttar Pradesh, 5 in West Bengal, dual in Goa, and one any in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu and Tripura.
The polling in Tripura East constituency, that was progressing scheduled for Apr 18, will be hold in this phase, as also in a partial of a Anantnag Lok Sabha chair in Jammu and Kashmir, where choosing is being hold in 3 phases.
About 18.56 crore electorate are authorised for voting in this proviso and a Election Commission has set adult 2.10 lakh polling booths/stations and has done elaborate confidence arrangements.
In a initial dual phases, choosing was hold to 91 and 96 seats on Apr 11 and Apr 18 respectively. Elections are being hold in 7 phases and with a execution of third phase, a choosing routine will be finished in southern states.
BJP arch Amit Shah, who transposed L K Advani as a celebration hopeful from Gandhinagar, and 370 other possibilities are in a ravel in a 26 Lok Sabha seats all of that were won by a celebration in a final election. Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Jaswantsinh Bhabhor is a BJP hopeful from Dahod seat.
In Kerala, Rahul Gandhi’s preference to competition from Wayanad besides his normal Amethi chair has combined new seductiveness to a quarrel between rivals UDF and LDF for a 20 seats. The BJP has also aggressively campaigned in a wish of opening a comment in a southern state by capitalising on a Sabarimala tabernacle women entrance issue.
Union apportion Alphons Kannamthanam is seeking to make his Lok Sabha entrance from Ernakulam. Sitting Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is confronting a triangular competition in Thiruvananthapuram, where a BJP has fielded former Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan and a CPI C Divakaran.
It is a do-or-die conflict for both a statute CPI(M)-led LDF and a antithesis Congress-headed UDF in many of a 20 Lok Sabha seats. The BJP-led NDA is posing a challenging plea to a dual normal fronts in during slightest 3 constituencies — Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta and Thrissur.
In Karnakata, a conflict lines clearly defined for a bipolar competition between a statute Congress-JD(S) mix and a BJP.
The BJP that has substantial participation in these constituencies aims to urge a total banking on what it calls a “Modi wave” and a support of widespread Lingayat community, deliberate as a opinion base.
It is also a exam for Congress-JD(S) bloc supervision headed by H D Kumaraswamy in a state.
The third proviso of polling for 10 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh will confirm a electoral predestine of 4 members of a SP enthusiast Mulayam Singh Yadav’s clan, besides those of comparison celebration personality Azam Khan and film actor and BJP claimant Jaya Prada.
The BJP had won 7 out of a 10 seats in 2014, while a SP bagged three. Samajwadi Party owner Mulayam Singh Yadav and his dual nephews Dharmendra Yadav and Akshay Yadav are seeking re-election from Mainpuri, Badaun and Firozabad seats respectively. Mulayam has pronounced this will he his final contest.
Voting will be hold in 7 Lok Sabha seats in Chhattisgarh, of that a BJP had won 6 in 2014. The Congress, buoyed by a feat in a Assembly elections final year, is anticipating to urge a total in a state.
In Goa, there are 12 possibilities in a ravel for a dual Lok Sabha constituencies, including Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik from North Goa where he is pitted opposite state Congress arch Girish Chodankar.
In Bihar, tighten to 9 million electorate will be determining a fates of 82 possibilities in 5 Lok Sabha seats of Bihar. Four sitting MPs Ranjeet Ranjan (Supaul), her father Pappu Yadav (Madhepura), Sarfaraz Alam (Araria) and Mehboob Ali Kaiser (Khagaria) would find to keep their particular seats.
In a 6 seats in Odisha, a categorical competition in between a state’s statute BJD and a BJP. The BJD had won all a 6 seats in 2014.
The statute Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, BJP and Congress are a categorical contenders in a 5 seats — Balurghat, Maldaha North, Maldaha South, Jangipur and Murshidabad.
Four seats will see four-cornered contests between a 3 parties and a Left Front. It will be a three-cornered competition in Maldaha South as no Left celebration is in a ravel in a seat.
In Assam, distinguished possibilities in a ravel are dual sitting MPs AIUDF arch Badruddin Ajmal in Dhubri and Independent Naba Sarania in Kokrajhar, state amicable gratification apportion Pramila Rani Brahma of BPF from Kokrajhar and Congress MLA Abdul Khaleque.
In a Union Territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, a BJP had bagged both seats in a final election.
The Lok Sabha polls are being hold in seven-phases for 543 seats and a counting of votes will be on May 23.
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