The Election Commission of India on Thursday ordered on Thursday re-poll at a polling booth in Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha Constituency of the national capital where polling held on May 12 during the sixth phase of elections. The Poll Commission of India declared re-poll at polling station no. 32 of Chandni Chowk Assembly Segment after the presiding officer of the booth forget to delete the test votes before the actual polling on May 12.
The re-poll will be conducted on May 19, Sunday during the seventh and the last phase of elections.
In Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha Seat, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sitting MP Dr. Harsh Vardhan is locked in a three-way fight with AAP‘s Pankaj Gupta and Jai Prakash Aggarwal of Indian National Congress. While BSP has named Shahid Ali from the Chandi Lok Sabha Seat.
Dr. Harsh Vardhan had in 2014 national polls defeated AAP’s Ashutosh with over 1.30 Lakh votes.
General Elections 2019 is being held across seven phases starting April 11 to May 19. 59 seats under Phase-VI voted on May 12 including 7 Lok Sabha Seats of the national capital. Counting of the votes will be held on May 23. Voting of the remaining 59 constituencies will be held in last and seventh phase of polling slated for May 19.