The fourth segment of polling will occur in 72 constituencies right thru 9 States amidst tight safety on Monday. In West Bengal, the set eight constituencies are going to the polls, unprecedented deployment of the Central forces has been made after the Opposition parties, Congress, CPI(M) and BJP, accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of intimidating their cadre.
Balloting will occur in 17 seats in Maharashtra, 13 each in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, eight in West Bengal, six each in Madhya Pradesh and Odisha, 5 in Bihar, three in Jharkhand and a segment of Anantnag constituency in Jammu and Kashmir.
Here’s a essential segment for the ruling BJP and its allies because it had swept 56 of these seats in 2014, leaving gorgeous two for the Congress and the comfort for numerous Opposition parties similar to the Trinamool Congress (six) and the Biju Janata Dal (six).
In West Bengal, 561 companies of the Central armed safety forces will be deployed, along with 88 companies of fast response teams. The Central forces will be guarding 9,685 polling premises out of a total of 9,804. The election isn’t any longer finest a take a look at for 68 candidates however additionally one for the Election Commission. There had been stray incidents of violence within the main two phases within the Speak, and throughout the third segment one person used to be killed in violence on polling day in Murshidabad district.
Besides frequent election and expenditure observers, the Election Commission has for the main time deployed a queer police observer and a queer observer within the Speak.
The Trinamool Congress had cried substandard about particular observer Ajay Nayak calling him partisan and had demanded cancellation of his appointment.
Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh will search the main spherical of polling. The electoral fortune of sons of Chief Ministers of every States Ashok Gehlot’s son Vaibhav Gehlot and Kamal Nath’s son Nakul Nath will be examined.
This segment will lift elections to a shut in Maharashtra and Odisha. In Maharashtra, which sends 48 MPs, the 2nd top probably after Uttar Pradesh, there are 65 serious cubicles in suburban Mumbai the set the polling process will be monitored thru web-casting, an election official stated.
Define safety arrangements had been made in Mumbai, in peep of the contemporary serial blasts in Sri Lanka. Over 40,400 safety personnel had been deployed within the metropolis for the snug conduct of the polls, in step with a commentary issued by the Mumbai Police.
In Odisha, six Lok Sabha and 41 Meeting seats are going to the polls, including Kendrapara which has grew to develop into into a battle of blueprint between the BJP and Biju Janata Dal.
BJD riot and nationwide vice-president of the BJP Baijayant Panda is seeking a re-election from right here.
All eyes on Begusarai
In Bihar, out of the 5 Lok Sabha seats going to the polls all eyes are on Begusarai, the set outdated JNU student’s union president Kanhaiya Kumar is contesting in opposition to Union Minister Giriraj Singh and RJD candidate Tanweer Hassan.
In U.P., 2.38 crore voters are inclined to exercise their franchise at 27,513 cubicles. Key political figures like Dimple Yadav, outdated Union Ministers Salman Khurshid (Farrukhabad) and Sriprakash Jaiswal (Kanpur) of the Congress, U.P. Cabinet minister Satyadev Pachauri (Kanpur), Sakshi Maharaj of BJP (Unnao) and Annu Tandon of Congress (Unnao) are within the fray within the 13 Lok Sabha constituencies right here.
(With inputs from PTI)