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UP Assembly Elections: Seventh phase polling slightly above from 2012

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 8 March 2017 5:19 PM GMT

UP Assembly Elections: Seventh phase polling slightly above from 2012
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Lucknow: The seventh phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections passed off peacefully and recorded an average turnout of about 60 per cent on Wednesday.

The polling began at 7 in the morning and concluded at 5 in the evening.

The highest polling percentage was recorded at Varanasi South (65.00 per cent), while Zamania and Machhlishahr (SC) recorded the lowest at 56.00 per cent respectively.

The district wise polling percentage (about 60 per cent) was greater as compared to the 2012 Assembly elections (58.55 per cent).

The seventh phase polling took place at 40 constituencies, spread across 7 districts. The seventh phase will be a test for 535 candidates contesting the 2017 assembly elections. A total of 1.41 crore voters, including 64.76 lakh females exercised their franchise in this phase to lock the fate of these politicos.

This phase has a number of 40 seats on which different political parties have nominated their candidates, comprising: 40 from BSP, 32 of BJP, 31 of SP, 9 of Congress, 21 of RLD and 5 of NCP.

Results of the polling would be announced on March 11.

Check the constituency-wise comparative data of polling in 2017 and 2012 elections:

Bhadohi (Average 58.30 per cent)

Bhadohi 59.00% (54.93 per cent in 2012)

Gyanpur 57.60% (55.35 per cent in 2012)

Aurai (SC) 58.31% (57.66 per cent in 2012)

Chandauli (Average 61.13 per cent)

Mughalsarai 61.00% (59.19 per cent in 2012)

Sakaldiha 61.00% (62.61 per cent in 2012)

Saiyadraja 60.78% (58.89 per cent in 2012)

Chakia (SC) 61.72% (62.48 per cent in 2012)

Ghazipur (Average 59.69 per cent)

Jakhanian (SC) 60.00% (54.67 per cent in 2012)

Saidpur (SC) 59.50% (56.79 per cent in 2012)

Ghazipur 62.00% (61.59 per cent in 2012)

Jangipur 60.30% (56.69 per cent in 2012)

Zahoorabad 59.00% (58.62 per cent in 2012)

Mohammadabad 61.00% (55.51 per cent in 2012)

Zamania 56.00% (54.96 per cent in 2012)

Jaunpur (Average 58.73 per cent)

Badlapur 61.00% (55.70 per cent in 2012)

Shahganj 61.06% (58.35 per cent in 2012)

Jaunpur 58.00% (55.16 per cent in 2012)

Malhani 60.00% (58.31 per cent in 2012)

Mungra Badshahpur 57.50% (55.90 per cent in 2012)

Machhlishahr (SC) 56.00% (52.60 per cent in 2012)

Mariyahu 58.00% (54.82 per cent in 2012)

Zafrabad 58.00% (54.79 per cent in 2012)

Kerakat (SC) 59.00% (51.56 per cent in 2012)

Mirzapur (Average 60.80 per cent)

Chhanbey (SC) 62.00% (59.44 per cent in 2012)

Mirzapur 59.00% (56.48 per cent in 2012)

Majhawan 59.00% (63.18 per cent in 2012)

Chunar 62.00% (61.31 per cent in 2012)

Marihan 62.00% (67.10 per cent in 2012)

Sonbhadra (Average 61 per cent)

Ghorawal 62.00% (64.52 per cent in 2012)

Robertsganj 58.00% (60.11 per cent in 2012)

Obra (ST) 62.00% (50.52 per cent in 2012)

Duddhi (ST) 62.00% (58.04 per cent in 2012)

Varanasi (Average 60.95 per cent)

Pindra 58.00% (56.40 per cent in 2012)

Ajagara (SC) 60.00% (60.05 per cent in 2012)

Shivpur 63.00% (62.99 per cent in 2012)

Rohaniya 61.70% (60.35 per cent in 2012)

Varanasi North 59.87% (52.34 per cent in 2012)

Varanasi South 65.00% (55.49 per cent in 2012)

Varanasi Cantt. 60.00% (51.73 per cent in 2012)

Sevapuri 60.00% (62.32 per cent in 2012)

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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