Filling of nominations for second phase of Lok Sabha ends today

April 4th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): The filing of nominations for the second phase of Lok Sabha polls will close this evening.

In this phase, 141 parliamentary constituencies in 13 States will go to polls on April 23.

The last day for withdrawal of candidature is April 8.

In Orissa, as many as 11 Lok Sabha seats and 77 Assembly constituencies are going for the elections on April 23. On Friday, 21 candidates filed their papers for the Lok Sabha while 211 candidates filed for the Assembly constituencies.

In Assam, altogether 41 nominations have already been filed for 11 Lok Sabha constituencies.

24 nominations were filed in West Bengal and 31 nominations have been filed so far.

In Manipur, three candidates filed nomination papers where polling for this phase will take place on April 22 in inner Manipur parliamentary constituency. (ANI)

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