Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congress party rival Rahul Gandhi for the country’s ills.

Sunday’s voting in 59 constituencies, including seven in the Indian capital, will complete polling for 483 of 543 seats in the lower house of Parliament. The voting for the remaining 60 seats will be held on May 19.

Votes will be counted on May 23.

Election officers gather at a distribution center to receive electronic voting machines for their respective polling stations  on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Election officers gather at a distribution center to receive electronic voting machines for their respective polling stations on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Turnout in the first five phases averaged 67%, nearly the same as in 2014 elections that brought Modi to power.

Opinion polls say Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party continues to be the front-runner, but it is likely to return with a lesser number of 282 seats.

Polling material is laid out to be distributed to election officers at a distribution center on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Polling material is laid out to be distributed to election officers at a distribution center on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
An election officer carries his his assigned electronic voting machine and walks past a herd of buffaloes before proceeding towards his allotted polling station on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
An election officer carries his his assigned electronic voting machine and walks past a herd of buffaloes before proceeding towards his allotted polling station on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Election officers carry their assigned electronic voting machines before proceeding towards their allotted polling stations on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Election officers carry their assigned electronic voting machines before proceeding towards their allotted polling stations on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Election officers carry their assigned electronic voting machines before proceeding towards their allotted polling stations on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Election officers carry their assigned electronic voting machines before proceeding towards their allotted polling stations on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Polling officers carry their assigned electronic voting machines before proceeding towards their allotted polling stations on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Polling officers carry their assigned electronic voting machines before proceeding towards their allotted polling stations on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Election officers carry electronic voting machines before proceeding towards their allotted polling stations on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Election officers carry electronic voting machines before proceeding towards their allotted polling stations on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
A polling officer carries his assigned electronic voting machines before proceeding towards his allotted polling station on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
A polling officer carries his assigned electronic voting machines before proceeding towards his allotted polling station on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Polling officers check their assigned electronic voting machines before proceeding towards their allotted polling stations on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Polling officers check their assigned electronic voting machines before proceeding towards their allotted polling stations on the eve of polling in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Am election officer carries an electronic voting machine as he proceeds toward his allotted polling station on the eve of polling in Prayagraj,India , Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Am election officer carries an electronic voting machine as he proceeds toward his allotted polling station on the eve of polling in Prayagraj,India , Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Election officers carry electronic voting machines as they proceed toward their allotted polling stations on the eve of polling in Prayagraj,India , Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Election officers carry electronic voting machines as they proceed toward their allotted polling stations on the eve of polling in Prayagraj,India , Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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