India Elections : 1567 in fray for Phase III of LS polls

As many as 1,567 contestants, including 101 women, are in the fray for phase-III of the general elections, scheduled on April 30, covering 107 Lok Sabha constituencies, in nine States and two Union Territories.

Candidates include Congress president Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh, BJP prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani from Gandhi Nagar in Gujarat, the former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda from Hassan in Karnataka and JD (U) president Sharad Yadav from Madhepura in Bihar.

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