The final list of candidates running in the snap General Election on January 7 has been announced.
The Higher Election Board (YSK) said that there were eight parties and a total of 388 candidates including nine independent candidates. They are standing for 50 seats in the assembly.
Out of the 388 candidates, 120 are women, while seven candidates are disabled, the YSK has said.
Meanwhile, there are 188,688 eligible voters. The election campaign period will end on January 6, one day before the elections take place.