n April 24, more than 2,000 candidates will fight for 117 seats on what is set to be the second busiest day of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Seats are up for grabs across Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Here’s an interactive map (click on states for constituency details):
Here is how the candidates measure up, state by state, in terms of gender, education, criminality and wealth.
Data compiled by the Association for Democratic Reforms and National Election Watch, based on sworn affidavits from candidates.
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