Seven States and two UTs will go to polls on Wednesday
April 28, 2014 - New Delhi
Eighty-nine Lok Sabha seats spread over seven states and two Union Territories will go to polls in this phase on Wednesday.
These include all 26 seats in Gujarat, and all 13 in Punjab; 17 seats in Andhra Pradesh, 14 in Uttar Pradesh, nine in West Bengal , seven in Bihar and one each in Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. Prominent among them are Sonia Gandhi, Madhusudan Mistry, Capt. Amarinder Singh and Sriprakash Jaiswal of Congress and Narendra Modi, LK Advani, Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti of BJP. Other prominent candidates include Sharad Yadav of JDU and Farooq Abdullah of National Conference.
Meanwhile, in Andhra Pradesh, the stage is all set for tomorrow's polling in the 17 Lok Sabha and 119 Assembly constituencies of Telangana region. A total 265 candidates are in the contest in 17 Lok Sabha Constituencies while 1669 candidates are in the fray for 119 Assembly segments.