A total of 1586 nominations were filed for 49 PCs across 8 States /UTs going for polls in Phase- 5 for the Lok Sabha Elections 2024. 

The last date for filing nominations for phase 5 for all 8 States/UTs was May 3, 2024. After the scrutiny of all nominations filed, 749 nominations were found to be valid.

In Jharkhand,148 nominations were filed whereas only 57 candidates were declared valid candidates after scrutiny.

In Phase-5, Maharashtra had a maximum of 512 nomination forms from 13 Parliamentary Constituencies, followed by Uttar Pradesh with 466 nominations from 14 PCs. 

In Jharkhand,Chatra Parliamentary Constituency received a maximum of 69 nomination forms followed by Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh with 67 nomination forms. 

Average number of contesting candidates in a PC for 5th Phase is 14.

State/UT wise details for Phase 5 of General Election to Lok Sabha Election 2024:

 

 

State/UT

Number of PCs in fifth

phase

Nomination

forms

received

Valid candidates after

scrutiny

After withdrawal, final Contesting

Candidates

Bihar

5

164

82

80

Jammu & Kashmir

1

38

23

22

Jharkhand

3

148

57

54

Ladakh

1

8

5

3

Maharashtra

13

512

301

264

Odisha

5

87

41

40

Uttar Pradesh

14

466

147

144

West Bengal

7

163

93

88

Total

49

1586

749

695

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