The fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections 2019 is being held today. Voters in 51 constituencies spread over nine states across India will be exercising their franchise today. The states which are going to polls are Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar. In Jammu and Kashmir, polling will take place in Ladakh constituency and Pulwama and Shopian districts of Anantnag seat. A total of 674 candidates from across parties in the nine states will be testing their luck. The BJP-led NDA government seeks another term in power banking on the ‘Modi wave’ and the work done for development and social upliftment it claims to have done in the last five years. On the other hand, a buoyed Congress – boosted with the recent victories in three Hindi heartland states of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan – is seeking to turn the tide under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 5: If you are going to vote in the third phase and don’t have a voter ID card make sure you have any of the following documents
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Union Minister Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, actor-turned politician and Samajwadi Party candidate Poonam Sinha are some of the key contestants who will fight during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls today.