Key candidates, constituencies and polling details: Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Phase 4

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Key candidates, constituencies and polling details: Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Phase 4 ( image credit: Google/Hindustan Times)

As India heads into the fourth phase of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, voters in 10 states and union territories (UTs) are set to cast their ballots. With 96 parliamentary seats up for grabs, this phase is crucial in determining the composition of the next government.

Notable Candidates

  1. Uttar Pradesh

Varanasi: The holy city of Varanasi witnesses a high-stakes battle between incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his challenger, Ajay Rai of the Indian National Congress. Modi seeks re-election from this historic constituency.

Gorakhpur: Former Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath contests from Gorakhpur, a bastion of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). His main opponent is Rambhual Nishad of the Samajwadi Party.

  1. West Bengal

Kolkata North: Actress-turned-politician Mimi Chakraborty, representing the Trinamool Congress, faces off against BJP’s Rahul Sinha. The contest in this cosmopolitan constituency has drawn significant attention.

Asansol: Union Minister Babul Supriyo seeks re-election from Asansol, where he faces TMC’s Moon Moon Sen. The coal belt region is witnessing a fierce battle.

  1. Maharashtra

Mumbai North: Bollywood actor and BJP candidate Paresh Rawal contests from this urban constituency. He faces Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam.

Thane: Shiv Sena’s Rajan Vichare aims to retain his seat in Thane, a bustling industrial hub near Mumbai.

Voting Details

Date: May 13, 2024

States/UTs: Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Odisha, Jammu and Kashmir, and Haryana

Total Seats: 96

Polling Hours: 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM (local time)

Importance of Phase 4

The fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections is crucial for both national and regional parties. It will determine the balance of power in the lower house of Parliament. As citizens exercise their democratic right, the nation awaits the verdict that will shape India’s future.

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