2019 Lok Sabha polls, Phase 4: From Giriraj Singh to Milind Deora, a look at key candidates in the fray
The nine states where polling will take place are Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir.
There are many stalwarts whose fate shall be decided by the voters of the country in phase four of the polls. Prominent among them are Giriraj Singh, Milind Murli Deora, Babul Supriyo, Urmila Matondkar, Upendra Kushwaha and Dimple Yadav
Here are the top candidates in the fray for Lok Sabha Phase 4 elections:
Bihar: Sixty-six candidates are contesting in five constituencies. Of these three female candidates are contesting. Among prominent candidates are Union Minister Giriraj Singh, Former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, three-time parliamentarian Ram Chandra Paswan and Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) chief and former Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha.
Jharkhand: Fifty-nine candidates are contesting in three constituencies. Of the three candidates, two candidates are women. The prominent candidates are Union Minister Sudarshan Bhagat and parliamentarians Vishnu Dayal Ram and Sunil Kumar Singh.
Madhya Pradesh: One hundred eight candidates are contesting in six constituencies. Of these 10 candidates are women. The prominent candidates are Nakul Nath, son of Chief Minister Kamal Nath, and parliamentarians Faggan Singh Kulaste and Riti Pathak.
Maharashtra: A total of Eight hundred and sixty-three candidates are contesting from 48 constituencies. Of these 75 candidates are women. The prominent candidates are former Union Minister Milind Murli Deora, former parliamentarian Priya Dutt, NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s grandnephew Parth Pawar and Union Minister Subhash Bhamre.
Odisha: One hundred seventy-four candidates are contesting in 21 constituencies. Of these 25 candidates are women. The prominent candidates are parliamentarians Rabindra Kumar Jena and Baijayant Panda.
Rajasthan: One hundred twenty-one candidates are contesting in 13 constituencies. Of these 7 candidates are women. The prominent candidates are Union Ministers PP Chaudhary and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and parliamentarians Sukhbir Singh Jaunapuria, Dushyant Singh and Vaibhav Gehlot, son of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.
Uttar Pradesh: One hundred forty-two candidates are contesting in 13 constituencies. Of these, 18 candidates are women. The prominent candidates are parliamentarians Ajay Kumar Mishra, Sakshi Maharaj, Dimple Yadav who is wife of Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid.
Bengal: Sixty-eight candidates are contesting in 8 constituencies. Of these, 9 candidates are women. The prominent candidates are parliamentarian Moon Moon Sen from TMC, Union Ministers Babul Supriyo and SS Ahluwalia.
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