UP polls: Campaigning for first phase to end today evening

Lucknow: According to the information given by the election official, campaigning for the first phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh for 73 seats will end today evening.

The seats where polling for the first phase will take place comprise of 15 districts in the western part of the state, including Muzaffarnagar and Shamli.

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Among the other districts that come under the influence are Baghpat, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Gautam Budh Nagar, Hapur, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Mathura, Hathras, Agra, Etah, Firozabad and Kasganj.

There are approximately 2.57 crore eligible voters in the first phase that include 1.17 crore women voters and the polling in these seats would be held on February 11.

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There are more than 24 lakh first-time voters in the age group of 18-19 years in these regions.