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Phase 4 Lok Sabha polls would favour INDIA bloc, says Priyanka Gandhi

Raebareli: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday expressed confidence that the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections would be in favour of INDIA bloc.
Taking to social media platform X, Priyanka Gandhi said, "The people of the country have seen the first three phases. This time, INDIA bloc, with the theme of employment and development, is going to form the government. Today is the fourth phase of voting and this day will be in favour of the INDIA bloc. Every single vote in the country is dedicated to the protection of the constitution and democracy."
She further appealed to voters to come out and vote to form a government that would work tirelessly for them.
"I appeal to all my brothers and sisters to come out in large numbers and vote on your issues and form a government that works tirelessly for you," she said.
Voting for the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections in 96 Parliamentary Constituencies across nine states and one Union Territory began today on Monday at 7 am.
Polling for all 175 seats of the State Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh and 28 seats of the State Legislative Assembly of Odisha also started simultaneously with the Lok Sabha polls.
Of the 96 Lok Sabha seats, 25 are from Andhra Pradesh, 17 from Telangana, 13 from Uttar Pradesh, 11 from Maharashtra, eight each from Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal, five from Bihar, four each from Jharkhand and Odisha, and one from Jammu and Kashmir.
According to the poll body, a total of 4,264 nominations were filed for 96 parliamentary constituencies across.
Of the 96 Lok Sabha seats, 25 are from Andhra Pradesh, 17 from Telangana, 13 from Uttar Pradesh, 11 from Maharashtra, eight each from Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal, five from Bihar, four each from Jharkhand and Odisha and one from Jammu and Kashmir.
The fourth phase is witnessing key contests in various constituencies. Leaders such as AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, TMC leader Mahua Moitra, BJP leader Giriraj Singh, JDU's Rajiv Ranjan Singh (Lalan Singh), TMC leaders Shatrughan Sinha and Yusuf Pathan.
BJP leaders Arjun Munda and Madhavi Latha, and Andhra Pradesh Congress Chief YS Sharmila are also looking for electoral success.

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