121 constituencies in 12 states will go to the polls in phase 5
The states going to polls on Thursday are Karnataka (28 seats), Rajasthan (20 seats), Maharashtra (19 seats), Odisha and Uttar Pradesh (11 seats each), Madhya Pradesh (10 seats), Bihar (7 seats), Jharkhand (6 seats), West Bengal (4 seats), Chhattisgarh (3 seats), Jammu and Kashmir and Manipur (1 seat each).
Over 150 million voters will cast their ballots to chose from 1,762 candidates in the fifth phase. One-hundred and twenty seven women candidates are in fray in this phase.
So far, 104 constituencies have gone to the polling in three phases.