Campaign for UP 4th phase polls ends
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Campaign for UP 4th phase polls ends
Last Updated: Friday, February 17, 2012, 20:08
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Lucknow: Campaigning for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections covering 56 seats spread over 11 districts came to an end on Friday.

"Campaigning for the third phase of elections, polling for which would be be held on February 19, ended this evening," joint chief electoral officer Anita Meshram told reporters.

She said the 11 districts where polling would be held are Hardoi, Unnao, Lucknow, Rae Bareli, CSM Nagar, Farukkhabad, Kannauj, Banda, Chitrakoot, Fatehpur and Pratapgarh.

"More than 1.74 crore voters, including 95.83 lakh men and 78.3 lakh women are expected to cast their votes at 18,609 polling stations," she said.

Meshram said 967 candidates were in the fray. Prominent among the contestants are three ministers, 32 sitting MLAs, 12 former ministers, BJP national vice-president Kalraj Mishra and Congress state chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi.

PTI

 
First Published: Friday, February 17, 2012, 20:08
 
 

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