New Delhi: Voting for the fifth phase of Assembly elections is taking place in Uttar Pradesh today. Today voting is taking place in 61 seats of 12 districts of the state. In this phase, a total of 2.25 crore voters will decide the fate of 693 candidates. Voting will be held from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
At this stage, many ministers of the yogi government are undergoing a rigorous examination. The biggest names are Keshav Prasad Maurya and Nand Gopal Nandi. However, Jansatta Dal (LO) supremo Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya has come down from Kunda assembly seat of Pratapgarh district to win for the seventh time.
UP Election 2022 Voting Live:
– PM Modi tweeted that today is the fifth phase of celebration of democracy in Uttar Pradesh. I urge all voters to exercise their franchise and cast their precious vote.
– Keshav Prasad Maurya is leaving the Sirathu assembly after reciting pooja from his house. He is also contesting elections from here.
12 districts going to polls
Polling is being held at assembly constituencies in 12 districts – Amethi, Rae Bareli, Sultanpur, Chitrakoot, Pratapgarh, Kaushambi, Prayagraj, Barabanki, Ayodhya, Bahraich, Shravasti and Gonda – during the fifth phase. Voting will be held from 7 am to 6 pm.
Fifth phase assembly seats
Tiloi, Salon (Safe), Jagdishpur (Safe), Gauriganj, Amethi, Isauli, Sultanpur, Sadar, Lambhua, Kadipur (Safe), Chitrakoot, Manikpur, Rampur Khas, Babaganj (Safe), Kunda, Vishwanathganj, Pratapgarh, Patti, Raniganj , Sirathu, Manjanpur (Safe), Chayal, Fafamou, Soravan (Safe), Phulpur, Pratappur, Handia, Meja, Karchna, Allahabad West, Allahabad North, Allahabad South, Bara (Safe), Koraon (Safe), Kursi, Ram Nagar , Barabanki, Jaidpur (safe), Dariabad, Rudauli, Haidergarh (safe), Milkipur (safe), Bikapur, Ayodhya, Gosaiganj, Balha (safe), Nanpara, Matera, Mahsi, Bahraich, Payagpur, Kaisarganj, Bhinga, Shravasti, Mehnaun , Gonda, Katra Bazar, Colonelganj, Tarbaganj, Mankapur (safe) and Gaura.
first published:Feb. 27, 2022, 9:06 a.m.