Lok Sabha / Lok Sabha Election 2019: Sixth phase ends today; PM Modi to rally in Haryana, Himachal, Punjab Today

India TV : May 10, 2019, 10:47 AM

India is awaiting a new government and in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls 2019, campaigners and warriors belonging to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rahul Gandhi's Congress have got battle-ready.

Keeping up with this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to address three public meetings in Rohtak (Haryana), Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) and Hoshiarpur (Punjab) today. 

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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Manisha Sisodia today reacted to the 'derogatory' remarks' pamphlet against AAP's Atishi. 

"We are being defamed and they (BJP) are saying they will file defamation against us? We are going to send defamation notice to them today," he said.

The second phase of polling in elections for Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituencies (ZPTC) and Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituencies (MPTC)

got underway in Telangana.

The election is being held for 179 ZPTCs, for which 805 candidates, including 162 independents, are in the fray. Officials said in the second phase, polling is being held for 1,850 MPTCs.

A total of 6,146 candidates are in the fray. The elections began at 7 a.m and will go on till 5 p.m while, in Left Wing Extremism (LWE)-affected areas, it will conclude at 4 p.m, the State Election Commission had said.

The Supreme Court on Friday will conduct the hearing on the issues related to the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, a notification said.

The court authorities published a notice on the apex court's website detailing on the composition of the bench that will hear the matter, and mentioned that the matter will be taken up at 10.30 a.m.

A five-judge Constitution bench comprising Chief justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices S.A Bobde, D.Y. Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S. Abdul Nazeer, will hear the matter for the first time since the last hearing on March 8

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is slated to address four public meetings in Uttar Pradesh today. 

Priyanka Gandhi will be in Siddharthnagar, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar and Bhadohi today.

Campaigning for the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections will come to an end today.

On Sunday, 59 constituencies spread across six states will go to polls.