phase 5 voting

The fate of several key leaders including Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Union Minister Smriti Irani will be decided in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha polls which will witness voting in 51 constituencies spread across seven states.

The first four phases of the polls were held on April 11, 18, 23 and 29. After the fifth phase today, the sixth and seventh phases will take place on May 12 and May 19 respectively. The counting of votes is scheduled on May 23.