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Mar 25, 2019
8:56PM

Filing of nominations for 1st phase of LS polls ends

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Filing of nominations for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections came to a close on Monday evening. 91 constituencies spread over 20 states and union territories will go to polls in this phase on the 11th of April. 

Elections will be held for all 25 Lok Sabha seats in Andhra Pradesh and 17 in Telangana in the first phase.

Among other constituencies going to polls in this phase are: eight in Uttar Pradesh; seven in Maharashtra, five each in Uttarakhand and Assam, four each in Bihar and Odisha; two each in Jammu and Kashmir, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and West Bengal; and one each in Chhattisgarh, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep. 

Filing of nominations also ended for all 175 Assembly constituencies of Andhra Pradesh, 28 of the total 147 assembly segments in Odisha, all 32 Assembly seats in Sikkim and all 60 assembly constituencies in Arunachal Pradesh. 

Scrutiny of nomination papers will take place tomorrow. Thursday is the last day of withdrawal of candidatures.

Filing of nominations for the second phase will come to an end on Tuesday. In the 2nd phase, 97 Parliamentary constituencies in 13 states will go to polls on 18th of April. 

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