Poll process in 141 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 13 states and union territories began on Saturday with President Pratibha Patil issuing a notification for the second phase of elections.
The second phase of polling on April 23 would include 25 seats in Maharashtra,20 in Andhra Pradesh,17 each in Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka,13 each in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh and 11 each in Assam and Orissa.
The last date for filing nominations is April 4 and scrutiny will take place on April 6. The last date for withdrawal is April 8.
Notification for the first phase involving 124 constituencies was issued on March 23. Counting of votes for all five phases would be taken up on May 16.