1351 candidates to contest elections in 12 States for polls in phase 3, Lok Sabha Elections 2024

1351 candidates to contest elections in 12 States for polls in phase 3, Lok Sabha Elections 2024

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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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