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904 candidates to contest elections across 08 States/UTs going for polls in Phase 7 of Lok Sabha Elections 2024


2105 Nomination forms filed for 57 PCs across 08 States/UTs for Phase 7

Posted On: 22 MAY 2024 1:15PM by PIB Delhi

904 candidates from 08 States/UTs to contest elections in Phase 7 of Lok Sabha Elections 2024 scheduled for polling on June 1, 2024. A total of 2105 nominations were filed for 57 PCs across 08 States/UTs going for polls in Phase 7 for the Lok Sabha Elections 2024. The last date for filing nominations for Phase 7 for all 08 States/UTs was May 14, 2024. After the scrutiny of all nominations filed, 954 nominations were found to be valid.

In Phase 7, Punjab had a maximum of 598 nomination forms from 13 Parliamentary Constituencies, followed by Uttar Pradesh with 495 nominations from 13 PCs. 36 – Jahanabad Parliamentary Constituency in Bihar received a maximum of 73 nomination forms followed by 7- Ludhiana PC in Punjab with 70 nomination forms. Average number of contesting candidates in a PC for 7th Phase is 16.

State/UT wise details for Phase 7 of General Election to Lok Sabha Election 2024

 

Sl. No.

State/UT

Number of PCs in 7th Phase

Nomination forms received

Valid candidates after scrutiny

After withdrawal, final Contesting Candidates

 

 
   

1

Bihar

8

372

138

134

   

2

Chandigarh

1

33

20

19

   

3

Himachal Pradesh

4

80

40

37

   

4

Jharkhand

3

153

55

52

   

5

Odisha

6

159

69

66

   

6

Punjab

13

598

353

328

   

7

Uttar Pradesh

13

495

150

144

   

8

West Bengal

9

215

129

124

   
 

Total

57

2105

954

904

   

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