India

Uttar Pradesh enters fifth phase of election


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Voters are going to the polls today in the fifth phase of the seven phased election in Uttar Pradesh today.

Districts involved in this election include Auraiya, Etah, Etawah, Firozabad, Hamirpur, Jalaun, Jhansi, Kanpur, Kanshi Ram Nagar, Lalitpur, Mahoba, Mainpuri and Rama Bai Nagar.

An electorate of 15,654,936 will be voting from a choice of 829 candidates for 49 of the 403 seats in the state legislative assembly.

Polling commenced at 7 a.m. and at the time of writing around 21% turnout had been recorded.

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