Fifth phase of general elections 2009 (Factfile)

May 12th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The fifth round of the 2009 general elections is scheduled for May 13. Here are some facts about the poll to be held across seven states and two union territories.
Total parliamentary constituencies - 86

States and union territories going to poll - Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Chandigarh and Puducherry

Total voters - 107.8 million

Total candidates - 1,432

Women candidates - 93

Polling stations - 121,632

Total polling officials - 500,000

Observers - 254 (plus 10 additional observers)

Villages and hamlets found vulnerable - 5,995

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