Indian Lok Sabha elections April 16-May 13

March 2nd, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Elections to pick a new Lok Sabha will take place over five phases starting April 16 and ending May 13, with the votes to be counted on May 16, the Election Commission announced Monday.
Chief Election Commissioner N. Gopalaswami told reporters that 124 constituencies would go to the polls on April 16, followed by 141 on April 23, 107 on April 30, 85 on May 7 and 86 on May 13.

The millions of votes cast in the electoral exercise will be counted on May 16, he said.

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