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UP Polling Phase-2: 62.22% Turnout Recorded as Voting Ends for 55 Seats

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UP Polling Phase-2: 62.22% Turnout Recorded as Voting Ends for 55 Seats
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As polling ended for the second phase of Uttar Pradesh elections on Monday, 14 February, the state saw a 62.22 percent voter turnout till 6 pm across nine districts and 55 constituencies.

While voting was underway, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had trained guns at the Congress and the Samajwadi Party while addressing a rally in Kanpur Dehat, saying that "parivarvad" will not be voted back to power in UP.

Meanwhile, the Samajwadi Party had alleged that a VVPAT machine in Behat Assembly was throwing out the slip of the BJP on voting for Samajwadi Party.

  • <div class="paragraphs"><p>Voting underway across polling booths in Moradabad.</p></div>

    Voting underway across polling booths in Moradabad.

    (Photo: PTI)

  • <div class="paragraphs"><p>Voting underway across polling booths in Moradabad.</p></div>

    Voting underway across polling booths in Moradabad.

    (Photo: PTI)

  • <div class="paragraphs"><p>Voting underway across polling booths in Moradabad.</p></div>

    Voting underway across polling booths in Moradabad.

    (Photo: PTI)

  • <div class="paragraphs"><p>Voting underway across polling booths in Moradabad.</p></div>

    Voting underway across polling booths in Moradabad.

    (Photo: PTI)

  • <div class="paragraphs"><p>Voting underway across polling booths in Moradabad.</p></div>

    Voting underway across polling booths in Moradabad.

    (Photo: PTI)

Snapshot
  • PM Narendra Modi had taken to Twitter to urge voters across UP, Goa, and Uttarakhand to vote in large numbers and "strengthen the festival of democracy"

  • There were 586 candidates in the fray in this phase of the polls, with seats spread across nine districts and 55 constituencies

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7:13 PM , 14 Feb
KEY EVENT

Voting Ends With 62.22% Turnout

A 62.22 percent voter turnout was recorded for the second phase of the UP Assembly elections by the EC till the end of voting at 6 pm.

The district-wise voter turnout is as follows:

  • Saharanpur: 68.56%

  • Bijnor: 62.85%

  • Moradabad: 64.75%

  • Sambhal: 57.54%

  • Rampur: 63.97%

  • Amroha: 69.66%

  • Budaun: 57.99%

  • Bareilly: 59.24%

  • Shahjahanpur: 58.13%

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5:45 PM , 14 Feb
KEY EVENT

60.44% Voter Turnout Till 5 PM, Highest in Saharanpur & Amroha

A 60.44 percent voter turnout was recorded for the second phase of the UP Assembly elections by the EC till 5 pm.

The district-wise voter turnout is as follows:

  • Saharanpur: 67.05%

  • Bijnor: 61.44%

  • Moradabad: 64.52%

  • Sambhal: 56.88%

  • Rampur: 60.10%

  • Amroha: 66.15%

  • Budaun: 55.98%

  • Bareilly: 57.68%

  • Shahjahanpur: 55.20%

5:36 PM , 14 Feb

'BSP Contesting UP Polls With Full Might': Mayawati

“Our party is preparing and contesting the polls with full might to once again form a government with full majority so that the ‘achche din’ of BSP governance can come back in the state like it happened in 2007,” BSP leader Mayawati said at a public event in Orai in Jalaun district of the Jhansi zone, reported PTI.

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5:16 PM , 14 Feb

SP, Congress, BSP Interfering With Voting of Muslim Women: Union Minister

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has claimed that in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party, the BSP, and the Congress are hindering Muslim women from voting.

"Women are being asked to go to booths in burkha and insist on voting without showing identity. We've briefed EC on this matter and urged to take steps to stop fake voting," he was quoted as saying by ANI.


Published: 14 Feb 2022, 6:56 AM IST
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