Interesting facts about sixth phase of LS polls

PTI New Delhi May 12 | Updated on May 12, 2019 Published on May 12, 2019

Voters wait in queues at a polling station during voting for the sixth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Khajuri area of East Delhi, on Sunday, May 12, 2019. - PTI

As voting is underway for the sixth and penultimate phase of Lok Sabha elections, here are some interesting facts

* 59 Lok Sabha constituencies across 7 states headed to polls.

* Over 10.17 crore voters to decide fate of 979 candidates.

* Over 1.13 lakh polling stations in place for smooth conduct of polls

* In the last five phases, 424 out of 543 seats have already gone to polls.

* Percentage wise, 78 per cent seats have undergone the electoral exercise till the fifth phase

(Source: Election Commission)

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Published on May 12, 2019
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