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On day one, 12 nominations filed for LS polls in Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Twelve candidates, including 10 from unrecognised parties, filed their nominations Tuesday for the polls in scheduled for May 12, officials said.

Two independent candidates also filed their nominations, which began on Monday, for

The last date for filing nominations is April 23 and scrutiny of nominations would be on April 24, while the date for withdrawing of nominations is April 26.

"Twelve nominations were received on the first day today. No national or state party has filed any nomination. Ten of them belong to unrecognised parties and two are independent candidates," a CEO office said.

While the has declared its candidates for the seven seats, the has almost finalised its candidates and is expected to declare the list soon.

The BJP, however, is yet to declare its candidates.

The polls, to be conducted in seven phases, began on April 11 and will continue till May 19.

Delhi, which has seven parliamentary constituencies, will vote on May 12 and the overall results will be declared on May 23.

The seven constituencies are -- New Delhi, South Delhi, West Delhi, East Delhi, North East Delhi, North West and

Of the 12 nominations, three each were received for East Delhi and seats, two each for and West Delhi and one each for North East Delhi and South Delhi constituencies.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 20:05 IST