The second phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 will be conducted on April 18 when 95 constituencies in 12 states and Union Territories will be going to polls. The April 18 polls will see 38 seats in Tamil Nadu and the loan Puducherry seat, besides five seats each in Assam, Bihar and Odisha, three seats each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, two seats in Jammu-Kashmir, one seat each in Manipur, eight seats in Uttar Pradesh, 10 seats in Maharashtra, and 14 seats in Karnataka, voting to elect a new government at the Centre.
Polling is scheduled to begin at 8 am and conclude by 5 pm.
A total of 1611 candidates are in the fray.
States and UTs going to polls on April 18
ASSAM (5 seats): Karimganj, Silchar, Autonomous district, Mangaldoi, Nawgong
BIHAR (5 seats): Kishanganj, Katihar, Purnia, Bhagalpur, Banka
CHHATTISGARH (3 seats): Rajnandgaon, Mahasamund, Kanker
JAMMU & KASHMIR (2 seats): Srinagar, Udhampur
KARNATAKA (14 seats): Udupi Chikmagalur, Hassan, Dakshina Kannada, Chitradurga, Tumkur, Mandya, Mysore, Chamrajanagar, Bangalore Rural, Bangalore North, Bangalore Central, Bangalore South, Chikkaballapur, Kolar
MAHARASHTRA (10 seats): Buldhana, Akola, Amravati, Hingoli, Nanded, Parbhani, Beed, Osmanabad, Latur, Solapur
MANIPUR (1 seat): Inner Manipur
ODISHA (5 seats): Bargarh, Sundargarh, Bolangir, Kandhamal, Aska
PUDUCHERRY (1 seat)
TAMIL NADU (38 seats)*: Tirvallur, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chennai Central, Sriperumbudur, Kancheepuram, Arakkonam, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Tiruvannamalai, Arani, Viluppuram, Kallakurichi, Salem, Namakkal, Erode, Tiruppur, Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Pollachi, Dindigul, Karur, Tiruchirapalli, Perambalur, Cuddalore, Chidambaram, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Sivaganga, Madurai, Theni, Virudhunagar, Ramanathapuram, Thoothukoodi, Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, Kanniyakumari.
UTTAR PRADESH (8 seats): Nagina, Amroha, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri
WEST BENGAL (3 seats): Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling, Raiganj
*The number of constituencies going to polls in Tamil Nadu is down to 38 from 39 after the President of India, on the recommendation of the Election Commission of India, cancelled polling in Vellore constituency over abuse of money power
The Tripura (East) seat was also scheduled to go to polls on 18 April, but the EC on Wednesday postponed the election over law and order concerns.