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Polling concludes in UP for phase-7 with 54.18% voters turnout till 5 pm

By Saima Siddiqui 
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Lucknow: Polling for the last and the seventh phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections in 9 districts covering 54 seats, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi ended today on March 7 at 6.pm. Of the 54 seats in this phase, 11 were reserved for the Scheduled Castes and two for the Scheduled Tribes.

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In this final phase of polling fate of 613 candidates where in fray. The polling will take place till 6 pm in Azamgarh, Mau, Jaunpur, Ghazipur, Chandauli, Varanasi, Mirzapur, Bhadohi, and Sonbhadra districts. 

Voting was held at 12,205 polling stations and 23,535 polling booths in 177 police station areas. Today’s polling also marked the end of the almost month-long voting process in the politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh that began on February 10 after the announcement of the election in mid-January. The results for General Election to Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, 2022. will be announced on March 10.

UP Election 2022 Phase 7 Live Updates:

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Polling concludes in Uttar Pradesh. 54.18% voters turnout recorded till 5 pm in the seventh and final phase of Uttar Pradesh Elections 2022.

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Total 46.40 % voters turnout recorded till 3 pm.

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UP Election 2022 Phase 7 Voting Live Updates: BJP to form government again, says Mahendra Nath

UP Election 2022 Phase 7 Voting Live Updates: “We will again give a government for 5 years which will work for employment, development, problem solving and increasing business within Uttar Pradesh,” said Union Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey, Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh.

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35.51% voters turnout recorded till 1 pm in the seventh phase of Uttar Pradesh Elections 2022.

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“BJP and BSP will not win a single seat in Ghazipur, Mau, Azamgarh, Ambedkar Nagar and Ballia. We’re winning on 5 of 8 seats in Varanasi, 3 of 4 seats in Chandauli, 7 of 9 seats in Jaunpur. We’ll win 45-47 seats in the Purvanchal region,” OP Rajbhar, said President, Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP). 

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An elderly man reaches a polling booth in Azamgarh by pulling a cart, with his wife and a handicapped woman on it.

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Union minister and Apna Dal (Sonelal), National President, Anupriya Patel casts her vote in Mirzapur. “I have cast my vote in Mirzapur. I am assured that all 5 seats in the constituency will be won our NDA candidates,” Apna Dal’s Anupriya Patel said after casting her vote.

10:22 (IST)

I have voted keeping in mind the issues of inflation, unemployment, corruption, law and order situation in the state, BSP MP Afzal Ansari at Mohammadabad, Ghazipur district.

12:27 (IST)

Samajwadi Govt to work for Purvanchal’s development, claims Akhilesh

UP Election 2022 Phase 7 Live Updates: If a Samajwadi government is formed, we will work to connect Purvanchal with unprecedented development. To connect Purvanchal with the main stream, Samajwadi Purvanchal Expressway was given. Its construction was stopped after the BJP came to power,” said Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav

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Akhilesh Yadav slams BJP over ‘Operation Ganga’

UP Election 2022 Phase 7 Live Updates: “Don’t know which international recognition they boast about. They (BJP-led Centre) failed to evacuate Indians, named evacuation op ‘Operation Ganga’ because polls in Varanasi too. Had they rescued our people from Ukraine directly I would’ve appreciated it,” said Akhilesh Yadav

11:32 (IST)

21.55 per cent turnout recorded till 11am

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Union minister and Apna Dal (Sonelal), National President, Anupriya Patel casts her vote in Mirzapur. “I have cast my vote in Mirzapur. I am assured that all 5 seats in the constituency will be won our NDA candidates,” Apna Dal’s Anupriya Patel said after casting her vote.

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“I have voted keeping in mind the issues of inflation, unemployment, corruption, law and order situation in the state,” says BSP MP Afzal Ansari at Mohammadabad, Ghazipur district.

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8.58% voter turnout recorded till 9 am in last phase of UP Assembly Elections

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Varanasi: Congress’ Ajay Rai casts his vote, said, “Not many people can be seen, unlike before, when long queues were seen outside polling booth. They haven’t made proper arrangements, people are forced to stand in sun. People don’t seem to be excited, we’ll get majority UP Polls.

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Total 8.58 per cent turnout recorded till 9am

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EVM not working at booth 76 and 77 in Mehnagar, alleges Samajwadi party

UP Election 2022 Phase 7 Live Updates: EVM not working at booth 76 and 77 in Mehnagar, alleges Samajwadi party

09:00 (IST)

UP CM Yogi Adityanath appeals to all voters to exercise their franchise in the last phase of Assembly elections today. There is enthusiasm among the voters. Your one vote will help ensure good governance in the state.

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UP minister Ravindra Jaiswal casts his vote at Government Girls Inter College, Maldahiya in Varanasi. Voting was delayed by around 40 mins at booth no 311 after the main power switch connected to the EVM remained off due to negligence by the polling officer here, he says.

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UP minister Ravindra Jaiswal contesting from Varanasi North Assembly constituency says we will win all seats in Varanasi. BJP will get over 350 seats in this Assembly elections, he adds.

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PM Narendra Modi on Phase 7 Polls: Today is the day of the completion of the Mahayagya of democracy in Uttar Pradesh. I request all the voters to participate in the seventh and last phase of the assembly elections with full enthusiasm and create a new voting record.

07:16 (IST)

Voting begins in 54 assembly seats for the 7th and last phase of the UP Assembly elections.

06:53 (IST)

In the seventh phase, 78 Pink Booths (women booths) have been arranged to motivate women to vote, and 12 women inspectors or sub-inspectors and 216 women constables or head constables have been deployed.

06:52 (IST)

Over 60,000 police personnel and 845 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) will be deployed during the seventh and final phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls on Monday, according to officials.

06:45 (IST)

Mock polling begins for the final phase and the seventh phase of elections in UP’s 9 districts for 54 assembly seats.

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