As many as 71 parliamentary constituencies spread across 9 states are going for polls Monday in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections.
So here’s a list of top candidates to watch out for in fourth phase:
In Bihar, the prominent candidates are Union Minister Giriraj Singh, Former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, three-time parliamentarian Ram Chandra Paswan and Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) chief and former Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha.
In Jharkhand, the prominent candidates are Union Minister Sudarshan Bhagat and parliamentarians Vishnu Dayal Ram and Sunil Kumar Singh.
In Madhya Pradesh, the prominent candidates are Nakul Nath, Son of Chief Minister Kamal Nath and parliamentarians Faggan Singh Kulaste and Riti Pathak.
In Maharashtra, the prominent candidates are former Union Minister Milind Murli Deora, former parliamentarian Priya Dutt, NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s grandnephew Parth Pawar and Union Minister Subhash Bhamre. Urmila Matondkar is facing Bharatiya Janata Party veteran Gopal Shetty from Mumbai North constituency.
In Odisha, the prominent candidates are parliamentarians Rabindra Kumar Jena and Baijayant Panda.
In Rajasthan, the prominent candidates are Union Ministers PP Chaudhary and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and parliamentarians Sukhbir Singh Jaunapuria, Dushyant Singh and Vaibhav Gehlot, son of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.
In Uttar Pradesh, the prominent candidates are parliamentarians Ajay Kumar Mishra, Sakshi Maharaj, Dimple Yadav who is wife of Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid.
In Bengal, the prominent candidates are parliamentarian Moon Moon Sen from TMC, Union Ministers Babul Supriyo and SS Ahluwalia.