2019 elections in India

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The elections in India in 2019 that include general election, by-elections to the Lok Sabha, elections to the Rajya Sabha, elections to six state legislative assemblies and to numerous other by-elections to the state legislative assemblies, councils and local bodies.[1]

General elections[edit]

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General elections are going to be held in India in April to May 2019 to constitute the seventeenth Lok Sabha.[2] 2019 Lok Sabha poll dates announcement: As it happened

Here’s the phase-wise schedule, the number of seats in each phase and their State-wise break-up:

Phase 1, April 11 91 seats, 20 States

A.P. (all 25), Arunachal Pradesh (2), Assam (5), Bihar (4), Chhattisgarh (1) J&K (2), Maharashtra (7), Manipur (1), Meghalaya (2), Mizoram (1), Nagaland (1), Odisha (4), Sikkim (1), Telangana (17), Tripura (1), U.P. (8), Uttarkhand (5), W.B. (2), Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1), Lakshadweep (1)

Phase 2, April 18 97 seats, 13 States

Assam (5), Bihar (5), Chhattisgarh (3), J&K (2), Karnataka (14) Maharashtra (10), Manipur (1), Odisha (5), T.N. (all 39), Tripura (1), U.P. (8), West Bengal (3), Puducherry (1)

Phase 3, April 23 115 seats, 14 States

Assam (4), Bihar (5), Chhattisgarh (7), Gujarat (all 26), Goa (all 2), J&K (1), Karnataka (14), Kerala (all 20), Maharashtra (14), Odisha (6), U.P. (10), West Bengal (5), Dadra and Nagar Haveli (1), Daman and Diu (1)

Phase 4, April 29 71 seats, 9 States

Bihar (5), J&K (1), Jharkhand (3), M.P. (6), Maharashtra (17), Odisha (6), Rajasthan (13), U.P. (13), West Bengal (8)

Phase 5, May 6 51 seats, 7 States

Bihar (5), Jharkhand (4), J&K (2), M.P. (7), Rajasthan (12), U.P. (14), West Bengal (7)

Phase 6, May 12 59 seats, 7 States

Bihar (8), Haryana (10), Jharkhand (4), M.P. (8), U.P. (14), West Bengal (8), NCR (all 7)

Phase 7, May 19 59 seats, 8 States

Bihar (8), Jharkhand (3), M.P. (8), Punjab (all 13), West Bengal (9), Chandigarh (1), U.P. (13), Himachal Pradesh (all 4)

Date of counting: May 23


Date Country Government before Prime Minister before Election Government after Elected Prime Minister
April to May 2019 India National Democratic Alliance (India) Narendra Modi

Legislative assembly elections[edit]

Assembly elections of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha, Sikkim, will be tentatively held simultaneously with the general elections.

Legislative Assembly elections of Haryana, Maharashtra, Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir will be held later this year.

Andhra Pradesh[edit]

Date State Government before Chief Minister before Election Government after Elected Chief Minister
April 11 2019 Andhra Pradesh Telugu Desam Party N. Chandrababu Naidu -

Odisha[edit]

Date State Government before Chief Minister before Election Government after Elected Chief Minister
April 11, 18, 23, 29 2019 Odisha Biju Janata Dal Naveen Patnaik -

Assembly Elections are declared by election commision to be held in Odisha in April 11, 18, 23, 29 2019 in 4 scheduled phases to constitute the next Legislative Assembly.

Jammu & Kashmir[edit]

Date State Government before Government after Elected Chief Minister
June 2019 [3] Jammu and Kashmir President's rule -

Assembly Elections are due to be held in Jammu and Kashmir in late 2019 to constitute the next Legislative Assembly.

Maharashtra[edit]

Date State Government before Chief Minister before Election Government after Elected Chief Minister
October 2019 Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party Devendra Fadnavis -
Shiv Sena

Assembly Elections are due to be held in Maharashtra in October to constitute the next Legislative Assembly.

Arunachal Pradesh[edit]

Date State Government before Chief Minister before Election Government after Elected Chief Minister
April 11 2019 Arunachal Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party Pema Khandu -

Assembly Elections are due to be held in Arunachal Pradesh in April 11 2019 to constitute the next Legislative Assembly.

Haryana[edit]

Date State Government before Chief Minister before Election Government after Elected Chief Minister
October or November 2019 Haryana Bharatiya Janata Party Manohar Lal Khattar

Assembly Elections are due to be held in Haryana in October 2019 to constitute the next Legislative Assembly.

Sikkim[edit]

Date State Government before Chief Minister before Election Government after Elected Chief Minister
April 11 2019 Sikkim Sikkim Democratic Front Pawan Kumar Chamling -

Assembly Elections are due to be held in Sikkim in April or May 2019 to constitute the next Legislative Assembly.

Jharkhand[edit]

Date State Government before Chief Minister before Election Government after Elected Chief Minister
December 2019 Jharkhand Bharatiya Janata Party Raghubar Das -

Assembly Elections are due to held in Jharkhand in May 2019 to constitute the next legislative assembly.

By-elections[edit]

Jind (Haryana)[edit]

The by-poll was necessitated following the death of Indian National Lok Dal legislator Hari Chand Middha in August 2018. Elections are held on 28 January 2019. BJP candidate Krishan Lal Middha won the Jind Assembly seat in Haryana by a margin of 12,935 votes [4]

Ramgarh (Rajastahan)[edit]

Election to the seat had been counter mandated due to the death of BSP candidate. Elections were held on 28 January 2019. Congress candidate Shafia Zuber won the Ramgarh Assembly seat in Rajasthan by defeating her nearest BJP candidate with a margin of 12,228 votes. [5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Terms of the Houses". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2019 Lok Sabha Polls: Uphill Task for BJP as Amit Shah Sets 26-seat Target in Gujarat". News18. Retrieved 1 July 2018.
  3. ^ "J&K assembly election may be held in June before Amarnath yatra".
  4. ^ India, Press Trust of (2019-01-27). "Multi-cornered Jind bypoll tomorrow; BJP, Congress' prestige at stake". Business Standard India. Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  5. ^ "Election in Ramgarh seat on January 28 - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-01-28.

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