Counting of votes for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections has started. Polling for the first phase on April 11 will be held in 91 Lok Sabha and 20 states. These states are Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Sikkim, Telangana, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The group and the
96 candidates are contesting on 16633 polling stations for eight seats in Uttar Pradesh. The main contest in UP is between the BJP, the Congress and the BSP, the SP and RLD’s grand alliance. In Uttarakhand, 52 candidates are trying their luck in the field in 5 seats. The main contest at 11235 polling stations is between BJP, Congress and BSP. There are four Lok Sabha elections in Bihar. 44 candidates are contesting on this. The main party is the coalition of BJP, JDU and Congress RJD.
Here the number of polling stations is 7486. In Bengal, 18 candidates are contesting in two seats. The main fight is between the TMC, the BJP, the Congress and the Left. Here the number of polling stations is 3844. There are 33 candidates in the fray in two Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir. The number of polling booths here is 3489. The main parties are PDP, Congress and JKNC coalition. 7 candidates are contesting in one constituency in Chhattisgarh. The main parties are BJP Congress and BSP. The number of centers for polling on April 11 is 1878.