Lucknow: Notification for the second phase
of Uttar Pradesh Assembly election was today issued with which
nominations also commenced.
Nominations for the second phase would be filed till
January 23, to be followed by scrutiny on January 24 and
withdrawal till January 27, officials said here.
Polling for second phase of polls covering 59 seats in
Sant Kabir Nagar, Maharajganj, Gorakhpur, Kushinagar, Deoria,
Azamgarh, Mau, Ballia and Ghazipur would be held on February
"More than 1.92 voters, including 1.06 crore male, 86.61
lakh female and 1,174 others, are expected to cast their votes
at 20020 polling booths at 12,995 polling stations," they
The second phase will seal the fate of many senior
leaders, including speaker Sukhdeo Rajbhar, revenue minister
Phagu Chauhan, state presidents of BSP and BJP, deputy leader
of SP Ambika Chaudhary, 31 MLAs and 24 former ministers.