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LIVE: UP records 60.17% voter turnout in first phase of Assembly elections

UP election 2022 LIVE updates, phase 1: Districts that go into polls today are Muzaffarnagar, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Shamli, Hapur, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Agra and Mathura

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People at a polling station to cast their votes during the voting for the first phase of Uttar Pradesh elections at Muradnagar, Uttar Pradesh (Photo: PTI)
UP election 2022 LIVE: The first phase polling for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections on Thursday saw 20.03 per cent voting till 11.00 am, according to the Election Commission of India (ECI). "Phase I has seen 20.03 per cent polling till 11.00 am," said the ECI statement. The Commission also put a disclaimer saying these are approximate figures as data from some polling stations takes time to be incorporated.

Agra saw 20.42 per cent, Aligarh 17.91 per cent, Baghpat 22.24 per cent, Bulandshahar 21.63 per cent, Gautam Buddha Nagar 18.43 saw per cent, Ghaziabad 17.26 per cent, Hapur 22.78 per cent, Mathura 20.39 per cent, Meerut 18.92 per cent, Muzaffarnagar 22.56 per cent and Shamli 22.84 saw per cent, the EC statistics showed. As many as 623 candidates are in the fray in the first phase and around 227 million people are eligible to vote in this phase.
 
The polling will end at 6 pm.

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