2019 elections in India

The elections in India in 2019 that include general election, by-elections to the Lok Sabha, elections to the Rajya Sabha, elections to six state legislative assemblies and numerous other by-elections to the state legislative assemblies, councils and local bodies.[1]

General elections

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General elections were held in India in April to May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. After the fierce fight in the election, the results were declared on 23 May, early exit polls suggest a win for the BJP led NDA.

The phase-wise schedule, the number of seats in each phase and their State-wise break-up:

Phase 1, April 11 91 seats, 20 states

A.P. (all 25), Arunachal Pradesh (2), Assam (5), Bihar (4), Chhattisgarh (1) J&K (2), Maharashtra (7), Manipur (1), Meghalaya (2), Mizoram (1), Nagaland (1), Odisha (4), Sikkim (1), Telangana (17), Tripura (1), U.P. (8), Uttarkhand (5), W.B. (2), Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1), Lakshadweep (1)

Phase 2, April 18 97 seats, 13 states

Assam (5), Bihar (5), Chhattisgarh (3), J&K (2), Karnataka (14) Maharashtra (10), Manipur (1), Odisha (5), Tamil Nadu. (all 39), Tripura (1), U.P. (8), West Bengal (3), Puducherry (1)

Phase 3, April 23 115 seats, 14 states

Assam (4), Bihar (5), Chhattisgarh (7), Gujarat (all 26), Goa (all 2), J&K (1), Karnataka (14), Kerala (all 20), Maharashtra (14), Odisha (6), U.P. (10), West Bengal (5), Dadra and Nagar Haveli (1), Daman and Diu (1)

Phase 4, April 29 71 seats, 9 states

Bihar (5), J&K (1), Jharkhand (3), M.P. (6), Maharashtra (17), Odisha (6), Rajasthan (13), U.P. (13), West Bengal (8)

Phase 5, May 6 51 seats, 7 states

Bihar (5), Jharkhand (4), J&K (2), M.P. (7), Rajasthan (12), U.P. (14), West Bengal (7)

Phase 6, May 12 59 seats, 7 states

Bihar (8), Haryana (10), Jharkhand (4), M.P. (8), U.P. (14), West Bengal (8), NCR (all 7)

Phase 7, May 19 59 seats, 8 states

Bihar (8), Jharkhand (3), M.P. (8), Punjab (all 13), West Bengal (9), Chandigarh (1), U.P. (13), Himachal Pradesh (all 4)

Date of counting: May 23

Date Country Government before Prime Minister before election Government after Elected Prime Minister
April to May 2019 India National Democratic Alliance Narendra Modi National Democratic Alliance Narendra Modi