UP Election 2017: Political heavyweights lock horns in second phase of polls

The polling in the second phase of elections in Uttar Pradesh is over.

FP Staff February 15, 2017 17:39:25 IST
67 Assembly seats spread across 11 districts of Uttar Pradesh went to poll on Wednesday. The state Assembly has a total of 403 seats. PTI
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67 Assembly seats spread across 11 districts of Uttar Pradesh went to poll on Wednesday. The state Assembly has a total of 403 seats. PTI
The statistical division of the seats won by the parties last election is interesting. While the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) had won 34 seats, BSP was victorious in 18 seats. The BJP won 10 seats while the Congress won in just three constituencies. PTI
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The statistical division of the seats won by the parties last election is interesting. While the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) had won 34 seats, BSP was victorious in 18 seats. The BJP won 10 seats while the Congress won in just three constituencies. PTI
State recorded nearly 60 percent voter turnout till 4 pm in second phase. PTI
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State recorded nearly 60 percent voter turnout till 4 pm in second phase. PTI
In the second of the seven-phase polling, 2.28 crore voters, including over 1.04 crore women, are eligible to cast their ballots at 14,771 polling centres and 23,693 polling stations. PTI
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In the second of the seven-phase polling, 2.28 crore voters, including over 1.04 crore women, are eligible to cast their ballots at 14,771 polling centres and 23,693 polling stations. PTI
Development, clearance of cane dues and law-and-order were among the key issues raised by various leaders in the 67 constituencies. PTI
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Development, clearance of cane dues and law-and-order were among the key issues raised by various leaders in the 67 constituencies. PTI
In the second phase, 795 candidates are in the fray with a maximum of 22 from Barhapur (Bijnor) and a minimum of five nominees from Dhanaura (Amroha).PTI
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In the second phase, 795 candidates are in the fray with a maximum of 22 from Barhapur (Bijnor) and a minimum of five nominees from Dhanaura (Amroha).PTI
Prominent contestants include Azam Khan, who IS contesting from Rampur seat, former central minister Jitin Prasada from Tilhar (Shahjahanpur), BJP Legislature Party leader Suresh Kumar Khanna from Shahjahanpur city and state minister Mehboob Ali from Amroha. PTI
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Prominent contestants include Azam Khan, who IS contesting from Rampur seat, former central minister Jitin Prasada from Tilhar (Shahjahanpur), BJP Legislature Party leader Suresh Kumar Khanna from Shahjahanpur city and state minister Mehboob Ali from Amroha. PTI