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  Rashtriya Sahara Roznama Sahara
LIVE: Voting for third phase in UP is over
Last Updated : 19 Feb 2017 05:55:11 PM IST
(File photo)
(File photo)
 

Slow but steady polling is underway in third phase of Uttar Pradesh election. till 1 pm total 53% voting is recorded.

As of 5 p.m., 63 per cent voting was reported in UP. As on 3 pm 58 per cent voting was reported in Sitapur,54 per cent from Kanpur city, 54.33 per cent from Kannauj, 51.72 per cent in Auraiyya, 54 per cent in Kanpur rural and 50 per cent in Unnao districts.

Lucknow district continued to lag behind in voting trend as only 35 per cent balloting was recorded.

The EC officials said it was probably because the polling coincided with a Sunday, but the expressed hope that voting will pick up by late afternoon and better the past percentage of 59 per cent.

VVIP voting is also underway as Lucknow, Kanpur and Saifai is polling today. BSP chief Mayawati cast her vote in Lucknow poll booth no.25. She claimed "like in the first two phases, in the third phase also BSP will be no.1 and will form the Government with a majority. "BSP kam se kam 300 ke kareeb seats jeetne ja rahi hai"

Similarly Home Minister Rajnath Singh after casting his vote in Lucknow told media that "not only clear majority, BJP is winning by absolute majority in Uttar Pradesh"

CM Akhilesh Yadav casts his vote in Saifai. He said "We were ahead in first 2 phases and I am confident that we will be ahead in 3rd phase also. Once again Samajwadi Party will be forming the Govt,in alliance with Congress".

In Lucknow BJP Spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi cast his vote in a polling booth in Sherwood Academy. Chief Electoral Officer of Uttar Pradesh T Venkatesh cast his vote in Lucknow. Rita Bahuguna Joshi, BJP after casting her vote claimed she is winning, She said "in Lucknow Mulayam ji's emotional appeal points to the fact that Aparna Yadav is losing". Rita Bahuguna Joshi is contesting against Samajwadi Party's Aparna Yadav from Lucknow Cantt constituency.



Ramgopal Yadav after casting vote in Saifai said "there is no infighting at all as far as voting is concerned, we are winning 300+ seats"

In this phase 69 seats of 12 districts is voting. Farrukhabad,Hardoi,Kannauj,Mainpuri,Etawah, Auraiya,Kanpur Dehat,Kanpur Nagar,Unnao,Lucknow,Barabanki and Sitapur. the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections began on Sunday amid tight security.

Heavy security deployment has been made across the 12 districts where polling began. Sensitive polling stations marked by the Election Commission (EC) are being monitored online, an official said.

Poll panel officials said they hope that more and more people will come out to vote this time and that the previous turnout of 59.96 per cent in this region in 2012 will be bettered by the end of the day.

In all, there are 826 candidates in fray whose fate would be decided by 2.41 crore voters.

In this round, all eyes are on people from the Yadav clan, like Shivpal Singh Yadav, Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav's cousin Anurag Yadav. The fate of BJP's Rita Bahuguna Joshi will also be decided in this round.
 

 



  • 17:17 : UP recorded 63 % voting In third phase till 5 pm
  • 15:35 : 52% voter turnout in third phase of UP election 2017 till 3 pm
  • 15:34 : As of 3 p.m., 54.33 per cent from Kannauj, 51.72 per cent in Auraiyya, 54 per cent in Kanpur rural and 50 per cent in Unnao
  • 15:33 : As of 3 p.m., 58 per cent voting was reported from Sitapur, 54 per cent from Kanpur city
  • 13:35 : Kannauj recorded 44% voting, 46% in Sitapur and 32.50% in Kanpur till 1 pm.
  • 13:32 : 38.96% voter turnout in third phase of UP election 2017 till 1 pm
  • 12:59 : Navneet Sehgal, Principal Secretary,UP Govt casts his vote with his wife in Lucknow.
  • 12:59 : Phase-3: Dimple Yadav casts her vote in Saifai, says, let's be progressive and think about the future.
  • 12:21 : Modiji ko kehne do jo kehna hai, godh SP ko liya hai UP ne: Mulayam Singh Yadav
  • 12:14 : UP Polls: Samajwadi cycle will lead in third phase as well, asserts Akhilesh
  • 12:14 : Developmental work has been done in UP and Akhilesh will once again be the CM: Mulayam Singh Yadav
  • 12:02 : Mulayam Singh Yadav, accompanied by daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav cast his vote in Saifai
  • 11:39 : 24.19% voter turnout in third phase of UP election till 11 am
  • 11:25 : UPPolls Phase-3: 26.6% voting in Kannauj, 29% in Sitapur and 20.68% in Kanpur till 11 AM.
  • 11:24 : Union Minister and senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra casts his vote at Ganna Sansthan booth in Lucknow.
  • 10:46 : Union Minister and BJP leader Uma Bharti casts her vote at booth no 149 in Lucknow.
  • 10:24 : There is no conflict within the party, everyone is united.SP-Congress win will be historic: Prateek Yadav after casting vote in Saifai
  • 10:24 : Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal casts his vote at booth no. 111 in Kanpur.
  • 10:12 : There is a BJP wave in Uttar Pradesh, BSP and SP are fighting for 2nd and third place: Pankaj Singh,BJP after casting vote in Lucknow
  • 10:01 : Once again Samajwadi Party will be forming the Govt,in alliance with Congress: CM Akhilesh Yadav in Saifai
  • 09:59 : We were ahead in first 2 phases and I am confident that we will be ahead in 3rd phase also:CM Akhilesh Yadav after casting vote in Saifai
  • 09:58 : UP: Stones pelted at Shivpal Yadav's car in Etawah's Jaswantnagar.
  • 09:58 : Not only clear majority, BJP is winning by absolute majority in Uttar Pradesh: HM Rajnath Singh after casting vote in Lucknow
  • 09:57 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh casts his vote in Lucknow
  • 09:37 : 12% voting in third phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh till 9 am
  • 09:33 : Chief Electoral Officer of Uttar Pradesh T Venkatesh cast his vote in Lucknow
  • 09:32 : Voting percentage till 9 am- Kanpur Nagar 7.71%, Kannauj 11.65% and Sitapur 11%
  • 09:32 : BSP kam se kam 300 ke kareeb seats jeetne ja rahi hai:Mayawati after casting vote in Lucknow
  • 09:32 : Like in the first two phases, in the third phase also BSP will be no.1 and will form the Govt with a majority: Mayawati after casting vote
  • 09:31 : BSP chief Mayawati arrives to cast her vote in Lucknow (poll booth no.251)
  • 09:31 : BJP's Rita Bahuguna Joshi is contesting against Samajwadi Party's Aparna Yadav from Lucknow Cantt constituency
  • 09:30 : Mulayam ji's emotional appeal points to the fact that Aparna Yadav is losing:Rita Bahuguna Joshi,BJP after casting vote in Lucknow
  • 09:30 : 12 districts voting today: Farrukhabad,Hardoi,Kannauj,Mainpuri,Etawah, Auraiya,Kanpur Dehat,Kanpur Nagar,Unnao,Lucknow,Barabanki,Sitapur
  • 09:30 : Lucknow: BJP Spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi cast his vote in a polling booth in Sherwood Academy
  • 09:29 : There is no infighting at all as far as voting is concerned, we are winning 300+ seats: Ramgopal Yadav after casting vote in Saifai
  • 09:29 : Third phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh elections underway
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