The much awaited schedule for elections to the Lok Sabha, the current term of which ends in June 2019, has been announced. The mammoth electoral exercise, which has been hailed as ‘the festival of democracy’ by the Prime Minister himself, will be conducted in seven rounds: on April 11, April 19, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19.
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Results will be announced on May 23rd.
According to Census 2011, India has 53 urban agglomerations or cities with a population of 10 lakh (1 million) or more. The top 10 among these are Greater Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune, Surat and Jaipur.
If you happen to be registered as a voter in any one of these 10 cities, this is when your chance to cast the ballot will come. So, mark the date on your calendar.
|City (UA)||Parliamentary Constituencies||Date||Day|
|Greater Mumbai||Mumbai South, Mumbai South Central, Mumbai North, Mumbai North Central, Mumbai North East, Mumbai North West, Thane, Kalyan, Bhiwandi, Palghar||April 29||Monday|
|Delhi||Chandni Chowk, East Delhi, New Delhi, North East Delhi, North West Delhi, South Delhi, West Delhi||May 12||Sunday|
|Kolkata||Kolkata Uttar, Kolkata Dakshin, Jadavpur||May 19||Sunday|
|Chennai||Chennai North, Chennai South, Chennai Central||April 18||Thursday|
|Bangalore||Bangalore North, Bangalore South, Bangalore Central, Bangalore Rural||April 18||Thursday|
|Ahmedabad||Ahmedabad East, Ahmedabad West||April 23||Tuesday|
|Jaipur||Jaipur, Jaipur Rural||May 6||Monday|
For the complete schedule of polling in the 543 Lok Sabha constituencies, click here.