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Second phase of Lok Sabha elections begins in 95 seats

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Published on : 18 April 2019, 12:42 PM
Second phase of Lok Sabha elections begins in 95 seats

The second phase of India`s mammoth general elections has started today (Thursday). Polling began at 7:00 am in the morning across 95 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 12 states and union territories and will continue till 6 pm.

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