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UP Elections: Seventh and final phase of polling continues: Average 8.58 percent votes polled till 9 am

Lucknow. A mean of 8.58 % votes have been solid until 9 am on Monday throughout the seventh and remaining part of the Uttar Pradesh Meeting elections. Voting below the seventh and remaining part of elections in 9 districts of Uttar Pradesh, together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi, started at 7 am on Monday.

State Chief Electoral Officer Ajay Kumar Shukla mentioned on Sunday that within the seventh part until 9 am, a mean of 8.58 % votes have been solid. The typical voter turnout was 8.08 % in Azamgarh, 7.41 % in Bhadohi, 7.72 % in Chandauli, 8.39 % in Ghazipur, 8.99 % in Jaunpur, 9.97 % in Mau, 8.81 % in Mirzapur, 8.39 % in Sonbhadra and eight.90 % in Varanasi.

He mentioned polling was occurring peacefully and no untoward incident was reported from anyplace. The Chief Electoral Officer mentioned that the polling in Chakia in Chandauli district and Robertsganj and Duddhi meeting constituencies of Sonbhadra district will proceed until 4 pm. Voting might be held within the remaining 51 meeting constituencies until 6 pm.

Shukla knowledgeable that 2.06 crore voters will be capable to train their franchise within the seventh part. Of those, 1.09 crore are male, 97.08 lakh feminine and 1027 are transgender voters. On this part, 613 candidates are within the fray in 54 meeting constituencies out of which 75 are ladies candidates. Of the 54 seats within the seventh part, 11 are reserved for scheduled castes and two for scheduled tribes.

Shukla knowledgeable {that a} complete of 23,614 polling stations and 12,210 polling stations have been arrange for the seventh part of elections. The Fee has additionally deployed 52 General Observers, 9 Police Observers and 17 Expenditure Observers to maintain a watchful eye on the polling. Other than this, 1,621 Sector Magistrates, 195 Zonal Magistrates, 222 Static Magistrates and a couple of,796 Micro Supervisors have additionally been deployed.

A Senior General Observer, a Senior Police Observer and two Senior Expenditure Observers have additionally been posted by the Fee on the state stage, who’re supervising all the election course of by staying within the space. It’s noteworthy that in these 54 seats within the seventh part of the 2017 meeting elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies Apna Dal (S) and Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SubhSP) bought a complete of 36 seats.

Of those, BJP bought 29 seats, Apna Dal (S) bought 4 and SubhaSP bought three seats. On the similar time, Samajwadi Party (SP) bought 11, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) bought six and Nishad Party bought one seat. The Nishad Party, which final fought by itself in 2017, is in alliance with the BJP this time, whereas the SubhaSP has tied up with the SP.

The electoral destiny of many ministers of Uttar Pradesh might be determined within the final part of the elections. These embody Tourism Minister Neelkanth Tiwari (Varanasi South), Anil Rajbhar (Shivpur-Varanasi), Ravindra Jaiswal (Varanasi North), Girish Yadav (Jaunpur) and Ramashankar Patel (Marihan-Mirzapur).

Other than this, simply earlier than the meeting elections, former minister Dara Singh Chauhan (Ghosi-Mau) left the BJP and left the BJP and left the BJP this time in alliance with the SP. Voting can also be being held in the identical part for the candidate seat of former MP Mukhtar Ansari’s son Abbas Ansari (Mau Sadar) and Bahubali former MP Dhananjay Singh (Malhani-Jaunpur).

It’s noteworthy that within the previous six phases of Uttar Pradesh meeting elections, polling has been accomplished in 349 meeting constituencies. Voting is on for the final part. The outcomes of the seven-phased meeting elections within the state might be declared on March 10.

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