Polling for 89 Loksabha seats in 7 states and two union territories is going on briskly today. Among the seats, Congress held 37 seats and BJP 21. A total of 1295 candidates fate will be decided by almost 14 crore voters in this session.
Entire Gujarat -26 seats, 17 in Telangana, 14 seats in UP, 13 in Punjab, West Bengal 9 seats, Bihar, one seat- Sri Nagar in J & K , two union territories – Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Diu and Daman are polling today. After this session, 438 seats would have been accounted for, with 105 remaining for the next two session on May 7th and 12th. COunting of votes will happen one time for all seats, on the 16th of May.
Major candidates in today’s poll are – Narendra Modi from Vadodara, Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli, LK Advani from Gandhi Nagar, Murli Manohar Joshi from Kanpur, Uma Bharati from Jhansi, KCR from Medak, Jaipal Reddy from Mahabub Nagar, Asadudduin Owaisi from Hyderabad, Sharad Yadav from Madhepura, Arun Jaitley from Amritsar and several others.