In West Bengal, campaigning in the remaining nine constituencies ended on Thursday, a day ahead of the scheduled closing. The Election Commission had curtailed campaigning in the state following violence during BJP President Amit Shah’s road show in Kolkata on Tuesday.
Voting in 59 parliamentary constituencies will take place on Sunday. Top leaders of various political parties are scheduled to hold rallies and road shows in different poll-bound constituencies on Friday.
Senior BJP leader and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public rally at Khargone in Madhya Pradesh. Congress President Rahul Gandhi will address a public rally at Solan in Himachal Pradesh.
Party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is scheduled to hold a roadshow at Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh. BSP Chief Mayawati is also scheduled to address an election rally at Mirzapur.
The seventh and final phase will cover 13 seats in Uttar Pradesh; all 13 in Punjab; nine in West Bengal; eight each in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh; all four constituencies in Himachal Pradesh; three in Jharkhand and the lone seat of Chandigarh.