9 steps to the elections, the first vote on April 7 for loksabha election
New Delhi – Lok Sabha elections will be held in nine stages . The first phase of polling on April seven , while the second phase will be held on April nine . The third phase on April 10 , fourth phase on April 12 , fifth phase on April 17 , sixth phase on April 24 , April 30 Step , eighth phase on May 7 and May 12 will be the ninth phase , while the May 16 vote counted. Chief Election Commissioner VS . Sampath held at the Vigyan Bhavan announced this at a press conference . He also said that the Lok Sabha elections – with the three states of Orissa , Andhra Pradesh and Sikkim will be elections . With the announcement of the EC model code of conduct comes into effect across the country .
In the first phase on April 7 6 2 states will vote in parliamentary constituencies . In the second phase on April 9 7 5 states will vote for the Lok Sabha seats . In the third phase on April 10 to 14 states would vote for the 92 Lok Sabha seats . In the fourth phase on April 12 constituencies will vote for 3 to 5 states . In the fifth stage April 17 to 13 states would vote for the 122 parliamentary seats . In the sixth stage April 24 to 12 states would vote for 117 seats . 9 States in the seventh round on April 30 would vote for the 89 Lok Sabha seats . The eighth phase on May 7 of 7 states would vote for the 64 Lok Sabha seats , while the last phase on May 12 in 3 states would vote for the 41 Lok Sabha seats .
Sampath said that 81.4 million voters will participate in this time . This number almost 10 million more than last elections . Commission to educate voters on May 9 election campaign will run special . This time the voters will be taken care facilities . The observers will be deployed to educate voters . He also said that keeping in mind the choice of exam dates have been decided on .
Sampath said in the Lok Sabha elections will be given the option to Nota . Moreover, voter slip photos will be used for the first time . Chief Election Commissioner said that would close eye on costs . The term of the 15th Lok Sabha expires on May 31 .