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Lok Sabha polls, Phase 5: Scindia, Tomar in fray in Madhya Pradesh

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 13:50

Zee Media Bureau

Bhopal: As many as 142 candidates are in the fray in 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh where a total of 1,67,12,808 voters are expected to head to polling booths on Thursday.

First phase of balloting for nine Lok Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh was held on April 10 and the third and the last will take place on April 24. About five million people had voted in nine Lok Sabha constituencies in the state on April 10 in largely peaceful polling.
The 10 constituencies going to polls tomorrow are Bhopal, Morena, Bhind, Gwalior, Guna, Sagar, Tikamgarh, Damoh, Khajuraho and Rajgarh.

Heavyweights like Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and state unit BJP president Narendra Singh Tomar are in the fray.

While Scindia is contesting in Guna seat, Tomar is in the poll arena from Gwalior.
The campaign trail spiced up with the participation of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party vice-president Rahul Gandhi, BJP`s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi, party president Rajnath Singh addressing rallies at various places.

A total of 18,796 polling stations are set up across the constituencies.

(With Agency inputs)

First Published: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 13:22
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