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UP elections: 57.79 percent voting in the first phase till 5 pm, voting ends in 58 seats amid allegations of rigging at many places

Based on the Election Fee, 56.52 in Agra, 57.25 in Aligarh, 61.25 in Baghpat, 60.57 in Bulandshahr, 53.48 in Gautam Budh Nagar, 52.43 in Ghaziabad, 60.53 in Hapur, 58.12 in Mathura, 58.23 in Meerut, 62.09 in Muzaffarnagar and 61.75 % in Shamli. have been recorded.

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Voting for the primary section of Uttar Pradesh Meeting elections has ended. Right this moment, 57.79% voter turnout was recorded until 5 pm amid stories of uproar and rigging all through the day. Nonetheless, the Election Fee has additionally clarified that these are approximate figures, because the inclusion of information of some polling stations could take time. After that the fee will launch the ultimate figures. The utmost voting happened in Kairana seat of Shamli district. On the identical time, like in 2017, the bottom voting has been accomplished in Noida seat this time too.

Based on the Election Fee, until 5 pm, Agra has 56.52 %, Aligarh 57.25 %, Baghpat 61.25 %, Bulandshahr 60.57 %, Gautam Budh Nagar 53.48 %, Ghaziabad 52.43 %, Hapur 60.53 %, Mathura 58.12 %, 58.23 per cent polling was recorded in Meerut, 62.09 per cent in Muzaffarnagar and 61.75 per cent in Shamli.

Throughout the first section of voting, there was a number of ruckus in Shamli concerning faux voting. It’s reported that RLD candidate Prasanna Choudhary was attacked by BJP folks at a sales space right here. On this, two folks together with the coalition candidate are reported to have been injured. After this, the state of affairs got here to such an extent that there was a fierce struggle between the supporters of each the events.

Within the first section at the moment, voters exercised their franchise for 58 meeting seats in 11 districts of western UP. However as quickly because the voting began within the morning, complaints of EVM malfunctioning and rigging began coming from many locations. There have been additionally stories of boycott of voting from many locations. The Samajwadi Party has been constantly tweeting and complaining about rigging of cubicles, stopping of voters, violation of code of conduct and EVM malfunction.

Earlier in 2017, a complete of 63.1 % voting was accomplished in these 58 seats. At the moment the best voter turnout was 71.5 % in Sardhana seat of Meerut district. BJP’s Sangeet Som gained this seat. The bottom 48.2 % voting happened within the Noida meeting seat of Gautam Budh Nagar district. Pankaj Singh of BJP gained from right here, who’s the son of Rajnath Singh.

Allow us to inform that within the first section of voting to be held in seven phases in complete 403 seats of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Meeting, voting was held in 58 seats at the moment. A complete of 634 candidates are within the fray on this section, of which 73 are girls. On this section, 2.28 crore voters have been to train their franchise at 26,027 polling stations in 10,853 polling stations in 11 districts.


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