Maharashtra will elect 48 Lok Sabha members over four days in April, the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced on Sunday.
The first lot of votes will be cast in seven constituencies in Vidarbha on April 11. These include Wardha, Ramtek, Nagpur, Bhandara-Gondia, Gadchiroli-Chimur, Chandrapur, Yavatmal-Washim.
The next to follow will be 10 constituencies mainly covering Vidarbha and Marathwada regions, which will go to the polls on April 18. These include Buldhana, Akola, Amravati (all Vidarbha), Hingoli, Nanded, Parbhani, Beed, Osmanabad, Latur (Marathwada) and Solapur (Western Maharashtra).
In the third phase, 14 constituencies will go to polls on April 23. These seats are Jalgaon, Raver, Ahmednagar (North Maharashtra), Pune, Baramati, Madha, Sangli, Satara, Kolhapur, Hatkanangle (Western Maharashtra), Jalna, Aurangabad (Marathwada), Raigad, Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg (Konkan).
Polls for the six seats in Mumbai and 11 other seats will be held in the last phase of voting on April 29. The constituencies to go to polls in this phase include Mumbai-South, Mumbai-South Central, Mumbai-North Central, Mumbai North West, Mumbai North, and Mumbai North East, Thane, Kalyan, Bhiwandi and Palghar (Mumbai Metropolitan Region), and Nashik, Dindori, Dhule, Shirdi, and Nandurbar (North Maharashtra), Maval and Shirur (Western Maharashtra).