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Q
Election Commission of India announced that the Lok Sabha 2019 elections will start from ______
 
A) April 29
B) April 23
C) April 18
D) April 11
Explanation:

Election Commission of India announced that the Lok Sabha 2019 elections will start from April 11, in seven phases.

Code of Conduct for parties kicks in from 10th March and there are close to 90 crore eligible voters. Date of counting will be on the 23rd of May 2019.

The election in 22 States and Union Territories will be conducted in a single phase. Two-phase elections are in Karnataka, Rajasthan, Manipur, and Tripura, while Assam and Chhattisgarh will have three phases.

Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Odisha will be covered in four phases, Jammu and Kashmir in five, and Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal in seven phases.

In Anantnag, the election will be held in three rounds.

Schedule of the seven phases of Lok Sabha polls:

* Phase one – 11th April 2019

* Phase two – 18th April 2019

* Phase three – 23rd April 2019

* Phase four – 29th April 2019

* Phase five – 06th May

* Phase six – 12th May 2019

* Phase seven – 19th May 2019 Date of counting- 23rd May 2019

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