Uttar Pradesh Election 2022 Live Updates: The first phase of the assembly polls is scheduled for Shamli, Hapur, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Muzaffarnagar, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Mathura, and Agra districts of Uttar Pradesh.
The first phase of the seven-phase assembly elections will cover the ‘Jat-dominant belt’ of the western part of Uttar Pradesh. As many as 623 candidates are in the fray for the first phase of the assembly polls in 58 seats of 11 UP districts. Nearly 2.27 crore voters will decide the fate of these candidates. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.
U.P. Election 2022 Live updates
Update at Feb 10, 2022 11:31 AM IST
Nearly 20% voter turnout was recorded in UP so far according to the latest trends of the Election Commission, a voter turnout of 20.03% has been recorded in Uttar Pradesh till now.
Update at Feb 10, 2022 10:58 AM IST
Union minister VK Singh says issues of farmers’ protests do not affect west UPUnion minister Gen (retd) VK Singh said the issues of farmers’ protests do not affect west UP. “It’s a sugarcane belt, farmers received their amount. Sugar mills opened, so this isn’t an issue. Farmers can see for themselves,” ANI quoted Singh as saying.
Update at Feb 10, 2022 10:42 AM IST
RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary to not cast his vote due to an election rally
Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Jayant Chaudhary will not cast his vote today because of his election rally, reported news agency ANI. Jayant Chaudhary is a voter of the Mathura region.
उत्तर प्रदेश के पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री कल्याण सिंह की पत्नी रमावती देवी ने डाला वोट. कल्याण सिंह का पिछले साल 21 अगस्त को लखनऊ में निधन हो गया था.
Update at Feb 10, 2022 09:42 AM IST
Nearly 8% voter turnout by 9 am in 58 seats of west UP
Despite cold day conditions and foggy weather in western Uttar Pradesh, the voter turnout remained over 8% in most of the Uttar Pradesh districts. The polling percentage in Agra and Mathura was 8.1% and 8.4%, respectively.
Aligarh – 8.39 %
Meerut – 9%
Hapur – 8.16%
Bulandshahar – 7.34%
Gautam Buddha Nagar – 8.33%
In the first phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, 58 assembly constituencies in 11 districts will go to the polls. As many as 623 candidates are in the fray in the first phase and around 2.27 crore people are eligible to vote in this phase.