Maharashtra Lok Sabha Elections 2024: 317 Candidates In The Fray For Phase 3

Maharashtra Lok Sabha Elections 2024: 317 Candidates In The Fray For Phase 3

On May 07, third phase of elections will be held in Western Maharashtra and Konkan region.

Kalpesh MhamunkarUpdated: Monday, April 22, 2024, 08:59 AM IST
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Mumbai: The nomination forms of 317 candidates in 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra, which will go to polls in the third phase on May 7, were found to be valid after scrutiny, while that of 44 contestants were rejected, an official said on Sunday.

As per a release from the state electoral office, there are 21 candidates remaining in Raigad, 46 in Baramati, 35 in Osmanabad, 31 in Latur, 32 in Solapur, 38 in Madha, 25 in Sangli, 21 in Satara, nine in Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg, 27 in Kolhapur and 32 in Hathkangale.

A total of 361 candidates had filed their nominations in 11 constituencies, of which 44 had been rejected.

“Friday was the last date of filing of nominations. Scrutiny took place on Sunday and Monday is the last date of withdrawal,” the official said.

The prominent fights are in Baramati, where sitting MP Supriya Sule (NCP-SCP) will take on sister in law Sunetra Pawar (NCP), as well as Kolhapur and Satara, where royal scions Shahu Chhatrapati (Congress) and Udayanraje Bhosale (BJP) are in the fray, respectively.

Union Minister Narayan Rane will contest in Ratnagiri Sindhudurg, while sitting BJP MP Sanjaykaka Patil will take on wrestler Chandrahar Patil of Shiv Sena (UBT) in Sangli.

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