In pictures: Senior citizens beat heat to nurture India’s democracy in fifth phase of LS Polls
Updated On : 06 May 2019,01:28 PM
The fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections 2019 is being held today. Voters in 51 constituencies spread over nine states across India will be exercising their franchise today. The states which are going to polls are Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar. In Jammu and Kashmir, polling will take place in Ladakh constituency and Pulwama and Shopian districts of Anantnag seat. A total of 674 candidates from across parties in the nine states will be testing their luck. Challenging their age elderly people were seen outside the polling booths across the country.
Elderly people show their voter identity card outside a polling booth during the fifth phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections in Bihar's Hajipur.
A senior citizen assisted to a polling booth on a stretcher to cast vote for the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, in Bihar's Hajipur.
Picture from Sri Ganganagar Lok Sabha constituency.
Jharkhand: A man arrived with his 105-year-old mother to cast votes at polling booth number 450 in Hazaribagh.
A senior citizen Atri casts her vote today in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 in Rajasthan's Alwar.