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1351 candidates to contest elections across 12 States/UTs going for polls in phase 3 of Lok Sabha Elections 2024


2963 Nomination forms filed for 95 PCs across 12 States/UTs for phase 3 of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024

Posted On: 23 APR 2024 6:22PM by PIB Delhi

1351 candidates from 12 States /UTs to contest elections in phase 3 of Lok Sabha Elections 2024. This includes 8 contesting candidates for the adjourned poll in 29-Betul (ST) PC of Madhya Pradesh. Additionally, one candidate from Surat PC in Gujarat has been elected unopposed. The last date for withdrawal of candidature for all 12 States/UTs was April 22, 2024.

A total of 2963 nominations were filed for 95 PCs (including 29-Betul) across 12 States/UTs going for polls in phase 3 for the Lok Sabha Elections 2024. The last date for filing nominations for phase 3 for all 12 States/UTs was April 19, 2024. After the scrutiny of all nominations filed, 1563 nominations were found to be valid.

In phase 3, Gujarat had a maximum of 658 nomination forms from 26 Parliamentary Constituencies, followed by Maharashtra with 519 nominations from 11 PCs. 40-Osmanabad Parliamentary Constituency in Maharashtra received a maximum of 77 nomination forms followed by 5-Bilaspur PC in Chhattisgarh with 68 nomination forms.

 

State/UT wise details for Phase 3 of Lok Sabha Elections 2024:

State/UT

Number of PCs in third phase

Nomination forms received

Valid candidates after scrutiny

After withdrawal, final Contesting

Candidates

 

Assam

4

126

52

47

Bihar

5

141

54

54

Chhattisgarh

7

319

187

168

Dadra & Nagar Haveli and

 

Daman and Diu

2

28

13

12

Goa

2

33

16

16

Gujarat

26

658

328

266

Jammu & Kashmir

1

28

21

20

Karnataka

14

503

272

227

Madhya Pradesh

9

236

140

127

Maharashtra

11

519

317

258

Uttar Pradesh

10

271

104

100

West Bengal

4

101

59

57

Total

95

2963

1563

1352

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DK/RP



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