Lok Sabha Elections: Campaigns, rallies to stop in Mumbai

Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha election in Mumbai on April 29, the campaigns will come to a halt on Saturday evening after 6:00 PM

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With the last and fourth phase of 2019 Lok Sabha election, the months-long rallies and campaigns will come to a halt in Mumbai from Saturday evening. The voting process in Maharashtra will conclude on April 29 including Mumbai on which the voting is scheduled on six seats. 

Of the total 48 LS seats, the voting process has been completed in 31 constituencies while 17 seats remain. The fourth phase will witness polling in Thane, Palghar along with Mumbai. On the 10 seats in Mumbai, Palghar, and Thane, 194 candidates are contesting elections while 116 candidates are from Mumbai alone. 

Almost nine candidates from Mumbai followed by three from Thane, and nine from Palghar withdrew their nomination on Friday which was the last date for doing so. For 2019 general election in Mumbai, 13 contenders are contesting from South Mumbai constituency while 17 candidates had filed nomination from South-Central seat. 

Moreover, 25 candidates registered to contest from North Mumbai seat, 22 from North-West, and 28 candidates are contesting from North-East while the number of candidates contesting from North-Central remains 22.

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For the fourth phase of LS polls this year, the voting process will start in nine states across the country for 71 Lok Sabha seats. In Maharashtra, along with the Mumbai, the polling will be held in Nandurbar, Dhule, Dindori, Nashik, Palghar, Bhiwandi, Kalyan, Thane, Maval, Shirur, and Shirdi.

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