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Polling for 117 LS seats in 12 States today

Polling for 117 LS seats in 12 States today
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General Elections 2014: Polling For 117 Lok Sabha Seats in 12 States. Polling begins at 7 am on Thursday in 117 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 12 states in the sixth phase of staggered general election, officials said on Wednesday.

New Delhi: Polling begins at 7 am on Thursday in 117 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 12 states in the sixth phase of staggered general election, officials said on Wednesday.

Some 197 million electorate will be eligible to pick 117 members to the lower house of parliament from among 1,767 candidates in Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Simultaneous balloting will be held for 77 of the 147 assembly seats in Odisha and two assembly constituencies in West Bengal. The earlier polling in Odisha took place April 10. "Tomorrow is a big day, and the Election Commission is all geared up," a senior official told IANS. "We have mobilized all resources for a free and fair election."

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