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Lok Sabha election 2019: Phase 6 voting starts; watch Aaj Tak live coverage

In the sixth round, a total of 979 candidates will be contesting for 59 seats across six states and one Union Territory

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Lok Sabha election 2019: Phase 6 voting starts; watch Aaj Tak live coverage
Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase 6

Polling for phase 6 of Lok Sabha election 2019 will be held on Sunday, May 12. In the sixth round, a total of 979 candidates will be contesting for 59 seats across six states and one Union Territory tomorrow.

The six states where polling will take place are Bihar (8 parliamentary constituencies), Haryana (10), Jharkhand (4), Madhya Pradesh (8), Uttar Pradesh (14), West Bengal (8) and Delhi-NCR (7)

Some of the key constituencies for the sixth phase Lok Sabha elections 2019 are:

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): In the Bhopal  Lok Sabha seat, the BJP has fielded Pragya Singh Thakur against Congress Senior leader Digvijay Singh.

Sultanpur (Uttar Pradesh): Union Minister Maneka Gandhi is contesting from this seat, which is currently held by her son Varun Gandhi. The other candidates in the fray are former Congress MP Sanjay Singh and Chandrabhadra Singh of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).

Bankura (West Bengal): The bastion of ruling Trinamool Congress is up against a surging BJP and the last remnants of the Left here. TMC  has fielded Subrata Mukherjee by replacing actor-turned-politician Moon Moon Sen.

East Delhi: The East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency is gearing up to witness a major clash between the BJP and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The BJP is hoping to retain this seat currently held by Maheish Girri. This time the saffaron party has fielded cricketer-turned -politician Gautam Gambhir against AAP' s Atishi Marlena  and Congress' Arvinded Singh Lovely.

To catch all the LIVE coverage of 2019 Lok Sabha election phase 6, watch India Today or Aaj Tak. Get all the latest information on Lok Sabha election coverage at Business Today website.

The voting for the phase 6 poll will start at 7:00 am and will continue till 5:00 pm.

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