With the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections to be held tomorrow, candidates who haven’t filed their nominations in Mumbai are rushing to file their nominations. This year a total of 156 candidates are in the fray from the six constituencies in Mumbai. Elections will be held in Mumbai on April 29.
According to the Hindustan Times, the Mumbai North East topped the list with 33 candidates, followed by 30 in Mumbai South Central. There are 22 candidates in Mumbai North, 27 in Mumbai North West, 27 in Mumbai North Central and 17 in Mumbai South. The Shiv Sena MP Gajanan Kirtikar and former Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Sanjay Dina Patil filed their nominations on Tuesday which was the last day for the fourth phase.
Across Maharashtra, a total of 452 candidates have filed nomination papers for 17 constituencies in Maharashtra which will go to the polls in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 29. The constituencies going to the polls in the fourth and the final phase in the state are Nandurbar, Dhule, Dindori, Nashik, Palghar, Bhiwandi, Kalyan, Thane, Maval, Shirur, Shirdi and the six seats in Mumbai.