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LS polls 2014: Voting for 121 seats today, Jaswant, Shinde, Nilekani, Deve Gowda's fate at stake

New Delhi:  The most important phase of 16th Lok Sabha elections gets under  way today with polling to take place for 121 seats across 12 states of India.  Prominent among  the 1,769 candidates  whose political

India TV News Desk [ Updated: April 17, 2014 8:26 IST ]
ls polls 2014 voting for 121 seats today jaswant shinde
ls polls 2014 voting for 121 seats today jaswant shinde nilekani deve gowda s fate at stake

New Delhi:  The most important phase of 16th Lok Sabha elections gets under  way today with polling to take place for 121 seats across 12 states of India.  Prominent among  the 1,769 candidates  whose political fate are at stake include  expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh, former prime minister H D Deve Gowda,  Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily, BJP leader Maneka Gandhi,  former Infosys head honcho Nandan Nilekani, and Agriculture Minister  Sharad Pawar's daughter Supriya Sule.  A total of 16.61 crore voters will be eligible to vote today.


Polling will take place in 28 seats in Karnataka, followed by Rajasthan (20), Maharashtra (19), Uttar Pradesh and Odisha (11 each), Madhya Pradesh (10), Bihar (7), Jharkhand (6), West Bengal (4), Chhattisgarh (3), Jammu and Kashmir and Manipur (1 each).

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