Even as polling is underway for the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP won all three graduate MLC seats in Kanpur, Gorakhpur and Bareilly, according to media reports.
BJP wins all three MLC seats in UP where elections were held: Kanpur, Gorakhpur and Bareilly
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) February 11, 2017
Zee News reported that the polling for these seats was initially held on 3 February, but the result was declared void because of an error in the ballot paper. The elections were then conducted on 6 February.
Voting in Uttar Pradesh is being held in 73 assembly constituencies spread across 15 districts of the state. Voting will be conducted in seven phases - February 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, 4 and 8 March. The counting of votes will take place on 11 March.
With inputs from agencies.
Updated Date: Feb 11, 2017 19:17 PM