Uttar Pradesh goes to elections tomorrow: All about voting and key constituencies
Los Angeles : Uttar Pradesh will feel the adrenaline rush with SP- Congress, BJP, BSP clash on Saturday with the state going to polls on February 11.
The first phase includes 73 seats of Western UP, where basically, the struggle between the BJP, the BSP and the Congress-SP alliance has taken the shape of a tripartite struggle.
Being considered as the biggest litmus test for Narendra Modi govt, the seven-phase assembly polls will deal with crucial results. Uttar Pradesh is the largest and the most crucial state among five states and holds 403 seats barometer at the Centre.
It also has the large electoral collage votes, which will also help the Modi government in elections for President and Vice-president due this year.
Let us take a look at the important details before going out to vote tomorrow.
Phase-by-phase and district-wise look at the elections in UP:
PHASE 1: 73 Constituencies; 15 districts; voting on February 11
Gautam Buddha Nagar
Phase 2: 67 constituencies; 11 disctricts; voting date February 15
Phase 3: 69 Constituencies; 12 Districts; voting date, February 19
Phase 4: 53 Constituencies; 12 Districts: voting on February 23
Phase 5: 52 Constituencies; 11 Districts; Voting on February 27
Sant Kabir Nagar
Phase 6: 49 Constituencies; 7 Districts; Voting on March 04
Phase 7: 40 constituencies; 7 districts; voting date March 08
Vote counting on March 11.
Facts About Uttar Pradesh's Polity
- Parliamentary Constituencies 80
- Assembly Constituencies 403
- Ruling Party Samajwadi Party
- Opposition Party Bahujan Samaj Party
- Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav
- Governor Ram Naik
- Chief Electoral Officer T. Venkatesh