The Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 12 states include all 28 seats in Karnataka, 20 in Rajasthan, 19 in Maharashtra, 11 each in Uttar Pradesh and Odisha, 10 in Madhya Pradesh, seven in Bihar, six in Jharkhand, four in West Bengal, three in Chhattisgarh and one each in Jammu and Kashmir and Manipur.

National Election Watch (NEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) stated that 1739 candidates are contesting the fifth phase.

11 constituencies of Uttar Pradesh are – Nagina (SC), Moradabad, Amroha, Rampur, Sambhal, Badaun, Bareilly, Aonla, Pilibhit, Kheri and Shahjahanpur (SC).

The seven constituencies of Bihar are – Buxar, Arrah, Pataliputra, Patna Sahib, Jahanabad, Nalanda and Munger.

Polling for 77 assembly seats in Odisha will also be held in this phase on Thursday. About 16 million voters will decide the political fate of 98 candidates for 11 Lok Sabha seats and 747 aspirants for 77 assembly seats.


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