Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE: With the Election Commission announcing the date for Lok Sabha election 2019, political parties have pushed the preparation button. While major parties – BJP, Congress – are busy in picking up the right candidates, smaller ones – Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, Trinamool Congress, AIADMK, DMK, Rashtriya Janata Dal – are exploring opportunities to play the role of ‘kingmaker’ when the votes are counted on May 23.
Former IAS officer Shah Faesal on Sunday launched his political party ‘Jammu and Kashmir Peoples’ Movement’. Former Vice-President of the JNU Students’ Union Shehla Rashid also joined Faesal’s party in J&K.
Voting for Lok Sabha polls will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. The first phase will be held on April 11, second on April 18, third on April 23 and fourth on April 29, fifth on May 6, sixth on May 12 and seventh phase on May 19. Stay with FinancialExpress.com as we bring to you all the latest developments on in the build-up to Lok Sabha poll 2019