WATCH: Veteran Actor And BJP Leader Paresh Rawal Casts His Vote In Mumbai As India Goes To Polls For Phase 4 Of General Elections

Maharashtra Lok Sabha Elections

As India goes to polls for Phase 4 of General Elections, veteran actor and BJP leader Paresh Rawal cast his vote in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Written By Diyali Banerjee | Mumbai | Updated On:

Veteran actor and BJP leader Paresh Rawal casts his vote in Mumbai, Maharashtra. In the recent visuals, the actor can be seen exercising his right and then can be seen leaving the station amidst heavy security. He is also one of the early voters amongst all the celebrities to have arrived for voting.

India enters its Phase 4 of Lok Sabha General Elections on April 29 in 72 parliamentary constituencies spread across nine states.  With the political discourse widening as popular faces from varied fields entering the political stream to full-fledged campaigning underway across the country.

Here are the details for Phase 4:

Date for Scrutiny of nominations: April 2

Last date of polling: April 29

Date of counting: May 23

This phase will see 957 candidates contesting for 72 seats in 9 states going to polls:

Bihar - 5

Jammu and Kashmir - 1

Jharkhand  - 3

Madhya Pradesh  - 6

Maharashtra  - 17

Orissa - 6

Rajasthan - 13

Uttar Pradesh - 13

West Bengal - 8

Some of the big candidates contesting the elections are: Union Minister Giriraj Singh, former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, former union minister Milind Murli Deora, parliamentarian Dimple Yadav (wife of Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav), three-time parliamentarian Ram Chandra Paswan, Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) chief and former Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha, former parliamentarian Priya Dutt, NCP chief Sharad Pawar's grandnephew Parth Pawar, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid, Moon Moon Sen from TMC and Union Minister Babul Supriyo.


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