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Polling for sixth phase of UP Assembly polls begins

Polling in 52 seats of the nine districts for the sixth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls has begun this morning, amidst tight security.

Lucknow, May 3 : Polling in 52 seats of the nine districts for the sixth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls has begun this morning, amidst tight security.

Polling is being held in Allahabad, Varanasi and in the Naxal-infested belt, which includes Sonebhadra, Chandauli and Mirzapur districts.

Some of the prominent candidates, whose fate will be decided, include State Minister Ujjwal Raman Singh, State BJP Chief Kesri Nath Tripathi, Apna Dal President Sonelal Patel and All India Mahila Congress president Reeta Bahuguna Joshi.

Over 1.63 crore voters, including 88.7 lakh male and 75.2 lakh female, will decide the fate of 785 candidates.

About 8,210 polling centres and 15,508 polling booths have been set up for polls. Over 17,800 EVMs will be used in voting.

The by-elections to the two Lok Sabha constituencies of Robertsganj and Mirzapur are also being held today.

Over 6,500 central paramilitary forces have been deployed to avoid any kind of untoward incident.

In 2002 elections, Samajwadi Party secured 20 seats, the BSP - 15, BJP - 11, the Apna Dal - 3, the Congress - 1, Independent - 1 and CPM - 1.

The final phase of the polling will be held on May 8 when voting for 59 assembly segments will be held.

Counting of votes is due on May 11 and results are expected on the same day.

ANI

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