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Punjab govt declares holiday on poll day

Chandigarh, May 15 (UNI) Punjab government has declared May 19, the day of poll for general election to Lok Sabha of Punjab, as a paid holiday for its employees to enable them exercise their franchise.
The Punjab government has declared a paid holiday for the people working in shops, factories and other commercial establishments situated in the adjoining area with the Union Territory (UT) Chandigarh.
All 13 seats of Punjab will go to polls in the seventh phase on May 19.
The results will be declared on May 23.
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Mamata,  Derek o' Brien & Omar  dismiss exit polls, say May 23 will show real picture

Mamata, Derek o' Brien & Omar dismiss exit polls, say May 23 will show real picture

19 May 2019 | 8:24 PM

New Delhi, May 19 (UNI) The All India Trinamool Congress and the Jammu and kashmir national Congress on Sunday dismissed the findings of the exit polls , which predicted that the BJP-led-NDA would come back to power by securing a comfortable majority, and said that it is better to wait for the actual results on May 23.

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65-70 pc voters turnout in Punjab, over 64 pc in Chandigarh

65-70 pc voters turnout in Punjab, over 64 pc in Chandigarh

19 May 2019 | 8:19 PM

Chandigarh, May 19 (UNI) Violence marred the polling at most places in Punjab which went to polls for all the 13 Lok Sabha seats of the state in the seventh and final phase of general elections on Sunday.

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Sukhbir Badal thanks people of Punjab for voting in large number

19 May 2019 | 8:15 PM

Chandigarh May 19 (UNI) Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday evening thanked the people of Punjab for turning out in large numbers to exercise their franchise.

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Naidu continues efforts to form non-BJP front, meets Sonia, Rahul, other opp leaders

Naidu continues efforts to form non-BJP front, meets Sonia, Rahul, other opp leaders

19 May 2019 | 8:10 PM

New Delhi, May 19 (UNI) Escalating his efforts to form a non-BJP alliance to form the government, in case the NDA does not get majority after the final results are declared on May 23, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday met UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi.

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Around 57 pc polling in UP in last phase, by and large peaceful

Around 57 pc polling in UP in last phase, by and large peaceful

19 May 2019 | 8:02 PM

Lucknow, May 19 (UNI) An 56.84 per cent of the 2.36 crore voters exercised their franchise in 13 Lok Sabha (LS) seats in Poorwanchal region of Uttar Pradesh in the seventh phase on Sunday which passed off peacefully. State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO )Vekenteshwar Lu told mediapersons here that polling was totally peaceful with 56.84 per of electorate exercising the franchise in the seventh phase.

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