Nomination for final phase of LS polls begin
Filing of nomination for the fifth and final phase of Lok Sabha polls covering 181 Parliamentary constituencies in 15 states began on Friday with the issuance of notification.
The last phase on May 10 will cover 42 LS seats in West Bengal, 39 in Tamil Nadu, 20 in Kerala, 18 in Uttar Pradesh, 17 in Madhya Pradesh, 13 in Punjab, 10 in Haryana, seven in Delhi, five in Uttranchal, four in Himachal Pradesh, two in Jammu and Kashmir and one each in Sikkim, Chandigarh, Lakshadweep and Pondicherry.
Sikkim will also elect its 32-member state Assembly on May 10. Notification for the state Assembly was also issued by the state Governor.
While the last date for filing nominations is April 23, the scrutiny will take place the following day.
The last date for withdrawal of candidature would be on April 26.