A day before the Lok Sabha election's fifth phase of voting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held rallies in UP and Madhya Pradesh. The prime minister was in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi and Sagar. Later in the day, PM Modi is scheduled to campaign in Gwalior for BJP's candidate and current mayor of Gwalior Vivek Shejwalkar. Voting in all three of these constituencies will take place on May 12.
In Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a roadshow in the West Delhi constituency today, campaigning for Aam Aadmi Party candidate Balbir Singh Jakhar. Other candidates contesting from the seat are BJP's Pravesh Verma and Congress's Mahabal Mishra.
The AAP chief's roadshow comes a day after he was attacked during a roadshow in the Moti Nagar area, in the New Delhi constituency. Delhi will also vote in the sixth phase on May 12.
Congress leader and Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu was in Delhi today to campaign for Ajay Maken, the Congress candidate from the New Delhi constituency. Mr Maken is contesting against sitting MP Meenakshi Lekhi of the BJP, and AAP's Brijesh Goyal.
BJP chief Amit Shah also be campaigned in Chandigarh today for sitting MP Kirron Kher. Ms Kher is contesting against old rival Pawan Kumar Bansal from the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat on May 19. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.
Here are the highlights of Lok Sabha Election 2019:
We don't disrespect anyone's religious faith, we just follow the constitution. The constitution provides for equal rights to both men and women: PM Narendra Modi in Bhadohi
"850 people of our country were locked up in jails of Saudi Arabia. Its Crown Prince was visiting India. Month of Ramzan is approaching, I requested him to release them so that they come home for Ramzan. He accepted my proposal&released them even before Ramzan," says PM Modi in Bhadohi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's taunt to Rahul Gandhi, that his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi "ended his life as Bhrashtachari (corrupt) number one" drew a blistering retort from the Congress chief. Mr Gandhi's sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and senior party leader P Chidambaram also condemned the Prime Minister's statement
Re-polling was ordered by the Election Commission as electronic voting machine (EVM) and VVPAT malfunctioned in these booths which delayed voting by two or more hours.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today strongly condemned the killing of a local BJP leader Ghulam Mohammed Mir, who was shot dead by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district