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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Rajnath Singh, Mayawati cast their votes in UP in Phase 5 polling

Updated : 2019-05-06 14:36:17

Polling for the fifth phase of the 2019 general elections in 51 constituencies spread across seven states began on Monday morning. Voting will take place in 14 seats in Uttar Pradesh, 12 in Rajasthan, seven seats each in West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh, five in Bihar and four in Jharkhand. In Jammu and Kashmir, polling will take place in the Ladakh Lok Sabha constituency and Pulwama and Shopian districts of Anantnag seat. Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Smriti Irani, Rajnath Singh, Jayant Sinha, and Rajyavardhan Rathore are among the prominent candidates in the fray today. Here is a collection of images as voting began on Monday.

Security personnel help a woman enter a polling station to cast her vote during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
Security personnel help a woman enter a polling station to cast her vote during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
A man gets his finger inked before casting his vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
A man gets his finger inked before casting his vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
Hindu holy men stand in a queue outside a polling station to caste their vote during the fifth phase of the general election in Ayodhya, May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar
Hindu holy men stand in a queue outside a polling station to caste their vote during the fifth phase of the general election in Ayodhya, May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar
Veiled Muslim women leave after casting their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Ayodhya, May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar
Veiled Muslim women leave after casting their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Ayodhya, May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar
Women stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Khrew in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
Women stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Khrew in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
People stand in queues to cast their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Khrew in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
People stand in queues to cast their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Khrew in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
Security personnel stand guard at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Pampore in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
Security personnel stand guard at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Pampore in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
BSP chief Mayawati shows her inked finger after casting her vote for the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in Lucknow on May 6, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
BSP chief Mayawati shows her inked finger after casting her vote for the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in Lucknow on May 6, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with his family after casting vote for the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in Lucknow on May 6, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with his family after casting vote for the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in Lucknow on May 6, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
A man gets his finger inked before casting his vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
A man gets his finger inked before casting his vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
BJP candidate from Bikaner Lok Sabha constituency Arjun Ram Meghwal shows his voter ID card as he waits in a queue to cast his vote during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Bikaner, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo)
BJP candidate from Bikaner Lok Sabha constituency Arjun Ram Meghwal shows his voter ID card as he waits in a queue to cast his vote during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Bikaner, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Voters show their ID cards as they wait in a queue to cast vote at a polling station, during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, at Hajipur in Vaishali district, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Voters show their ID cards as they wait in a queue to cast vote at a polling station, during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, at Hajipur in Vaishali district, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Voters show their ID cards as they wait in a queue to cast vote at a polling station, during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Ranchi, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Voters show their ID cards as they wait in a queue to cast vote at a polling station, during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Ranchi, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo)
A voter shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, at Hajipur in Vaishali district, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo)
A voter shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, at Hajipur in Vaishali district, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)
Union Minister and BJP candidate for Hazaribagh, Jayant Sinha, shows his voter ID card as he waits in a queue to cast his vote during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Hazaribagh district, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Union Minister and BJP candidate for Hazaribagh, Jayant Sinha, shows his voter ID card as he waits in a queue to cast his vote during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Hazaribagh district, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati leaves a polling station after casting vote during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati leaves a polling station after casting vote during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)
Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) MLC, Vijay Bahadur Pathak, and his family members show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)
Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) MLC, Vijay Bahadur Pathak, and his family members show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)
Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Kalraj Mishra shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)
Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Kalraj Mishra shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)
A voter shows her Aadhaar ID card and finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, at Hajipur in Vaishali district, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo)
A voter shows her Aadhaar ID card and finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, at Hajipur in Vaishali district, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo)
A voter shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Nagaur district, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo)
A voter shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Nagaur district, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo)
A security personnel stands guard as voters queue at a polling station to cast their vote during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Howrah district, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)
A security personnel stands guard as voters queue at a polling station to cast their vote during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Howrah district, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)
Security personnel assist a wheelchair-bound voter at a polling station, during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Howrah district, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)
Security personnel assist a wheelchair-bound voter at a polling station, during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Howrah district, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)
Voters show their ID cards as they wait in a queue to cast vote at a polling station, during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Madhubani district, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Voters show their ID cards as they wait in a queue to cast vote at a polling station, during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Madhubani district, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Voters show their ID cards as they wait in a queue to cast vote at a polling station, during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)
Voters show their ID cards as they wait in a queue to cast vote at a polling station, during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow, Monday, May 06, 2019. (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)
Union Minister and BJP candidate for Hazaribagh, Jayant Sinha, shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Hazaribagh district, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Union Minister and BJP candidate for Hazaribagh, Jayant Sinha, shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Hazaribagh district, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo)
A voter gets her finger marked with indelible ink before casting vote at a polling station, during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Bikaner, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo)
A voter gets her finger marked with indelible ink before casting vote at a polling station, during the fifth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Bikaner, Monday, May 6, 2019. (PTI Photo)
An election staff member carries Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) after collecting them from a distribution center ahead of the fifth phase of the general election in Howrah on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, May 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
An election staff member carries Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) after collecting them from a distribution center ahead of the fifth phase of the general election in Howrah on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, May 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
A polling officer checks a polling station list before collecting election material at a distribution center ahead of the fifth phase of the general election in Howrah on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, May 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
A polling officer checks a polling station list before collecting election material at a distribution center ahead of the fifth phase of the general election in Howrah on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, May 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
A security personnel checks the identity card of a woman as she stands in a queue with others to cast their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
A security personnel checks the identity card of a woman as she stands in a queue with others to cast their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
Security personnel help a woman enter a polling station to cast her vote during the fifth phase of the general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
Security personnel help a woman enter a polling station to cast her vote during the fifth phase of the general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
Nuns show voter ID cards as they stand in a queue to cast their vote at a school turned polling station during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in Ranchi, Jharkhand, on May 6, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Nuns show voter ID cards as they stand in a queue to cast their vote at a school turned polling station during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in Ranchi, Jharkhand, on May 6, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal while casting his vote during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Bikaner on May 6, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal while casting his vote during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Bikaner on May 6, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Women voters show voter ID cards as they stand in a queue to cast their vote inside a school building turned polling station during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in Ranchi, Jharkhand, on May 6, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Women voters show voter ID cards as they stand in a queue to cast their vote inside a school building turned polling station during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in Ranchi, Jharkhand, on May 6, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
People wait in a queue to cast their votes for the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections at Shadab Karewa area in the Shopian district of South Kashmir on May 6, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
People wait in a queue to cast their votes for the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections at Shadab Karewa area in the Shopian district of South Kashmir on May 6, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
105 yrs old freedom fighter Girija Nandan Sharma reached to cast his vote on a wheelchair in Mithanpura Booth no 201, Muzaffarpur. He accompanied Mahatma Gandhi during the freedom struggle for six months.
105 yrs old freedom fighter Girija Nandan Sharma reached to cast his vote on a wheelchair in Mithanpura Booth no 201, Muzaffarpur. He accompanied Mahatma Gandhi during the freedom struggle for six months.
Security personnel seen in a truck ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls duty, in Hooghly, West Bengal, on May 5, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Security personnel seen in a truck ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls duty, in Hooghly, West Bengal, on May 5, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Polling officials with security personnel leave for polling stations from a distribution center, on the eve of the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Hajipur, Sunday, May 05, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Polling officials with security personnel leave for polling stations from a distribution center, on the eve of the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Hajipur, Sunday, May 05, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Workers carry EVM and VVPAT machines from a strong room to deliver them at various counters of a distribution center, on the eve of the 5th phase Lak Sabha elections, in Howrah district of West Bengal, Sunday, May 5, 2019. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)
Workers carry EVM and VVPAT machines from a strong room to deliver them at various counters of a distribution center, on the eve of the 5th phase Lak Sabha elections, in Howrah district of West Bengal, Sunday, May 5, 2019. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)
A poll official leaves for a polling station to conduct elections, on the eve of the 5th phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Jaipur, Sunday, May 05, 2019. (PTI Photo)
A poll official leaves for a polling station to conduct elections, on the eve of the 5th phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Jaipur, Sunday, May 05, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Polling officials collect EVMs (Electronic Voting Machines) and other material from a distribution center, on the eve of the 5th phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Amethi, Sunday, May 5, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Polling officials collect EVMs (Electronic Voting Machines) and other material from a distribution center, on the eve of the 5th phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Amethi, Sunday, May 5, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Polling officials with EVMs (Electronic Voting Machines) leave for their designated polling stations to conduct the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow, Sunday, May 5, 2019. (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)
Polling officials with EVMs (Electronic Voting Machines) leave for their designated polling stations to conduct the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Lucknow, Sunday, May 5, 2019. (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar)
Polling officials collect EVMs (Electronic Voting Machines) and other material from a distribution center, on the eve of the 5th phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Jaipur, Sunday, May 5, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Polling officials collect EVMs (Electronic Voting Machines) and other material from a distribution center, on the eve of the 5th phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Jaipur, Sunday, May 5, 2019. (PTI Photo)
Polling officials on their way to their polling booths on the eve of the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections after receiving voting materials from a distribution center, at Kalyani, in Nadia district of West Bengal, Sunday, May 5, 2019.<br />(PTI Photo)
Polling officials on their way to their polling booths on the eve of the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections after receiving voting materials from a distribution center, at Kalyani, in Nadia district of West Bengal, Sunday, May 5, 2019.
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