March 4, 2017 Saturday, 11:46 AM
Campaigning in elections for 53 assembly seats from 12 districts of Uttar Pradesh ended on Tuesday
The sixth phase of polling for Uttar Pradesh elections has begun today. While the SP is contesting in 40 seats and Congress in 9 seats under the alliance, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) is contesting in 45 seats and its ally Apna Dal in one. Another BJP partner Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party is contesting 3 seats, and the Bahujan Samajwadi Party has fielded candidates on all 49 seats. Around 1.72 crore voters, including 94.60 lakh men and 77.84 lakh women, are eligible to cast their votes in this round to decide the fate of 635 candidates.
Along with Uttar Pradesh polling is also taking place in Manipur in the first of its two-phased elections across 38 Assembly constituencies.