Voting for second phase of local body elections begins in Uttar Pradesh

In the second phase, polling is being held in 25 districts, six municipal corporations and 189 urban local bodies.

Published: 26th November 2017 11:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th November 2017 06:45 PM   |  A+A-

Voters show their identity card as they wait in a queue to cast their votes at Muradnagar, in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017. Uttar Pradesh and four other Indian states are having state legislature elections in February-March, a key mid-term test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist government which has been ruling India since 2014.(Photo | AP)

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By ANI

LUCKNOW: The voting for the second phase of local body elections in Uttar Pradesh has begun.

In the second phase, polling is being held in 25 districts, six municipal corporations and 189 urban local bodies.

Muzaffarnagar, Ghaziabad, Gautam Budhnagar, Amroha, Rampur, Pilibhit, Shahjahanpur, Aligarh, Mathura, Mainpuri , Farrukhabad, Etawah, Lalitpur, Banda, Allahabad, Lucknow, Sultanpur, Ambedkarnagar, Bahraich, Shrawasti, Sant Kabirnagar, Deoria, Ballia, Bhadohi and Varanasi districts go to polls today.

In the first phase of elections held on November 22, over 52 per cent voting was recorded.

The third and final phase of civic polls covering other 26 districts will be held on November 29.

The counting of votes for all phases will take place on December 1 and the results will be declared that day.

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