Lucknow, Apr 6 : A total of 33 candidates filed nominations for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls for 13 seats in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.
With this the total number of candidates who have filed their nominations so far has reached 62 for the fourth phase. April 9 is the last date for filing of the nominations for fourth phase and polling is schedule on April 29.
EC officials here on Saturday said that the highest 7 candidates filed their nominations for Akbarpur seat followed by four in Farrukhabad, three each in Shahjahanpur, Mishrikh,Unnao and Jalaun, two each in Hardoi, Etawah, Kanpur and Hamirpur. No nomination was filed in Jhansi on Saturday.
Prominent among those who filed their nominations today are Dimple Yadav (SP) from Kannauj, Salman Khurshid (Congress) from Farrukhabad and Sacchidanand Sakshi (BJP) from Unnao.
Meanwhile, Monday is the last date for withdrawals for phase 3 for 10 seats where polling would be held on April 23. (UNI)