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Polling begins for 4th phase of UP Assembly elections in 59 constituencies

The counting of votes will take place on March 10

Women show their voter identity cards as they arrive to cast votes at a polling station, during the third phase of UP Assembly polls, in Kanpur, Sunday, Feb 20, 2022. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma)

Women show their voter identity cards as they arrive to cast votes at a polling station, during the third phase of UP Assembly polls, in Kanpur, Sunday, Feb 20, 2022. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma)

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Polling for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections began in 59 constituencies at 7 AM on Wednesday.
The state is witnessing a multi-cornered contest with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Samajwadi Party (SP)-Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) alliance, and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Congress as principal contenders.
The fate of 624 candidates will be sealed in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) today. 59 Assembly seats are spread across the districts of Pilibhit, Lakhimpur Kheri, Sitapur, Hardoi, Unnao, Lucknow, Rae Bareli, Banda, and Fatehpur.
Elections in Uttar Pradesh are being held in seven phases and will conclude on March 7. Voting for the remaining three phases will take place on February 27, March 3, and 7.
Besides UP, polling for assembly elections in Goa and Uttarakhand has recently concluded. Manipur will go to the polls in two phases- on February 28 and March 5.
The counting of votes in Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Manipur will take place on March 10.

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First Published: Feb 23 2022 | 7:58 AM IST

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