Fourth phase voting for UP polls to begin tomorrow

Photo of EVM machine used for voting in elections in India.

Lucknow: The voting for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh state assembly elections for which fifty-three constituencies will see polling to be conducted tomorrow.




Near about total of 1.84 crore people will be cast their votes in the election for the candidates of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).

The current ruling party in Uttar Pradesh Samajwadi Party won 24 of the 53 seats, the BSP 15, the Congress 6, the BJP five while three seats were bagged by the Peace Party in 2012.




A total number of 680 candidates were in foray for the fourth phase voting which includes 61 women and about 1 crore voters are males and 84 lakh women and near about 1,034 voters were third gender to cast their votes.

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Some of prominent personalities who’s fate is going to be registered in the EVM machines are Utkarsha Mishra, son of former opposition leader in the outgoing assembly Swamy Prasad Maurya, independent Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiyya, Aradhna Mishra, daughter of Raja Sabha member Pramod Tiwari, and Ujjwal Raman Singh, son of Samajwadi Party leader Reoti Raman Singh.




The constituency with most candidates is Allahabad North (26) and the constituencies with the least number of nominees are Khaga and Kunda (six each).

In this phase of polling, Lalitpur has the largest electorate (453,162) and Ayahshah the least (260,439) and there are 19,487 polling stations in this phase.

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