The 2019 Indian general election is scheduled to be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19, 2019, to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. The counting of votes will take place on May 23, and the results will be declared on the same day.

The election is scheduled to take place in seven phases, with counting starting on May 23. The election will be held in all seven phases in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal. The polling for the Anantnag constituency in the state of Jammu and Kashmir will take place in three phases, the first of its kind, due to violence in the region that prompted the ECI to cancel a by-poll in 2016, leaving it vacant since then.

The elections will take place on 11 April in the following places: Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Odisha, Sikkim, Telangana, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep.

18 April: Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Puducherry.

23 April 115 constituencies: Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu

29 April 71 constituencies: Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal.

6 May 51 constituencies: Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal.

12 May 59 constituencies: Bihar, Haryana, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, West Bengal.

19 May 59 constituencies: Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal.

Lok Sabha 2019 elections: India now has 2,293 political parties

In Andhra Pradesh: with 175 constituencies: the main parties contesting the 2019 elections include,

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) – N Chandrababu Naidu

YSR Congress – YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

Jana Sena – Pawan Kalyan

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – Kanna Lakshminarayana

Congress – N Raghuveera Reddy

Praja Shanti – KA Paul

Lok Satta – Jaya Prakash Narayana

Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)] – BV Raghavulu

Communist Party of India (CPI) – Kankanala Narayana

Election Symbols for the political parties –

TDP – Cycle

YSR Congress – Ceiling Fan

Jana Sena – Glass Tumbler

BJP – Lotus

Congress – Hand

Praja Shanti – Eye

Lok Satta – Whistle

CPI(M) – Sickle and hammer, intersecting each other

CPI – Ears of corn and a sickle

Arunachal Pradesh has only 2 constituency seats:

PPA – People’s Party of Arunachal
INC – Indian National Congress
BJP – Bharatiya Janata Party

Phase 1:

Assam (5 seats), Bihar (4 seats), Chhattisgarh (1seats ), Jammu and Kashmir (2 seats), Maharashtra (7 seats), Manipur (1 seats), Meghalaya (2 seats), Mizoram (1 seats), Nagaland (1 seats), Odisha (4 seats), Sikkim (1 seats), Telangana (17 seats), Tripura (1 seats), Uttar Pradesh (8 seats), Uttarakhand (5 seats), West Bengal (2 seats), Andaman (1 seats) and Lakshadweep (1 seats) .

Phase 2:

The states are going to polls in phase II of Lok Sabha election 2019 are: Assam (5 parliamentary constituencies), Bihar (5 parliamentary constituencies), Chhattisgarh (3 parliamentary constituencies), Jammu and Kashmir (2 parliamentary constituencies), Karnataka (14 parliamentary constituencies), Maharashtra (10 parliamentary constituencies), Manipur (1 parliamentary constituencies), Odisha (5 parliamentary constituencies), Tamil Nadu (39 parliamentary constituencies), Tripura (1 parliamentary constituencies), UP (8 parliamentary constituencies), West Bengal (3 parliamentary constituencies) and Puducherry (1 parliamentary constituencies).

Phase 3:

The states that would be voting in phase III of the Lok Sabha election 2019 are: Assam (4 parliamentary constituencies), Bihar (5 parliamentary constituencies), Chhattisgarh (7 parliamentary constituencies), Gujarat (26 parliamentary constituencies), Goa (2 parliamentary constituencies), Jammu and Kashmir (1 parliamentary constituencies), Karnataka (14 parliamentary constituencies), Kerala (20 parliamentary constituencies), Maharashtra (14 parliamentary constituencies), Odisha (6 parliamentary constituencies), UP (10 parliamentary constituencies), West Bengal (5 parliamentary constituencies), Dadra and Nagar Haveli (1 parliamentary constituencies) and Daman and Diu (1 parliamentary constituencies).

Phase 4:

The states that will be voting in phase IV of general elections are: Bihar (5 parliamentary constituencies), Jammu and Kashmir (1 parliamentary constituencies), Jharkhand ( 3 parliamentary constituencies), Madhya Pradesh (6 parliamentary constituencies), Maharashtra (17 parliamentary constituencies), Odisha (6 parliamentary constituencies), Rajasthan (13 parliamentary constituencies), Uttar Pradesh (13 parliamentary constituencies) and West Bengal (8 parliamentary constituencies).

Phase 5:

The states that would be going to Lok Sabha polls in phase V are: Bihar (5 parliamentary constituencies), Jammu and Kashmir (2 parliamentary constituencies), Jharkhand (4 parliamentary constituencies), Madhya Pradesh (7 parliamentary constituencies), Rajasthan (12 parliamentary constituencies), Uttar Pradesh (14 parliamentary constituencies) and West Bengal (7 parliamentary constituencies).

Phase 6:

The states that would be going to polls on May 12 are: Bihar (8 parliamentary constituencies), Haryana (10 parliamentary constituencies), Jharkhand (4 parliamentary constituencies), Madhya Pradesh (8 parliamentary constituencies), Uttar Pradesh (14 parliamentary constituencies), West Bengal (8 parliamentary constituencies), Delhi-NCR (7 parliamentary constituencies).

Phase 7:

The states going to polls in the last phase are: Bihar (8 parliamentary constituencies), Jharkhand (3 parliamentary constituencies), Madhya Pradesh (8 parliamentary constituencies), Punjab (13 parliamentary constituencies), West Bengal (9), Chandigarh (1 parliamentary constituencies), Uttar Pradesh (13 parliamentary constituencies) and Himachal Pradesh (4 parliamentary constituencies).