New Delhi, April 5:
Filing of nominations for this phase ended last evening. Monday is the last date for withdrawal of nominations.
One hundred and fifteen seats, spread over 12 States and two Union Territories, will go to polls in this phase on the 23rd of April.
All parliamentary constituencies of Gujarat, Goa, Kerala, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu will go to polls in the third phase.
Voting in this phase will also take place for 14 seats each in Maharashtra and Karnataka, ten in Uttar Pradesh, seven in Chhattisgarh, six in Odisha, five each in Bihar and West Bengal, four in Assam, and one seat in Jammu and Kashmir.
In Gujarat, the total number of nominations filed is 573.
In Kerala, a total of 303 candidates filed their nominations for 20 Loksabha constituencies.
In Assam, 62 nomination papers have been submitted for this phase for the four Lok Sabha constituencies.
In Goa, 16 candidates filed their papers for two parliamentary constituencies.
A total of 69 nominations were filed in Odisha for six Lok Sabha seats, while in Bihar, 114 candidates filed nomination for five parliamentary constituencies.
In Karnataka, 317 candidates have filed 457 nominations for 14 constituencies.