Up to 1 p.m., 37.45 percent of eligible voters had cast ballots.
BJP chief JP Nadda at a rally in Pratapgarh
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav
UP Election Phase 4 Live: The fourth phase of polling is underway in Uttar Pradesh. Voters are busy deciding the fate of 624 candidates in this phase. There is curiosity in the minds of the people whether the lotus will bloom again in the state or will the cycle run? However, this will be clear only after the results are declared on March 10. According to the Election Commission, 9.10% voting was done till 9 am.
Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh
In the fourth phase of the UP Legislative Assembly, voting is going on in 59 seats in 9 districts today. 9.10 per cent voting has been done till 9 am. Of these, the highest 10.62 per cent votes have been cast in Pilibhit. Lakhimpur Kheri is second with 10.45 per cent. Some time ago, Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has cast his vote in Lucknow.
Bakshi Ka Talab 10.25%
Sarojini Nagar 9.2%
Lucknow West 7.6%
Lucknow North 9.2%
Lucknow East 8.4%
Lucknow Central 5.5%
Lucknow Cantt 5.4%
10.62% polling in Pilibhit
Pilibhit assembly constituency -11% voter turnout
Barkhera Assembly Constituency - 11% Voting
Puranpur Assembly Constituency - 10% Voting
Bisalpur Assembly Constituency-10.54 Polling
BSP supremo Mayawati cast her vote after reaching the polling booth in Lucknow in the morning. Meanwhile, BJP candidate Aditi Singh casts her vote at a polling booth in Rae Bareli. She told news agency ANI, "I want all the phases in Uttar Pradesh and Rae Bareli to have the highest vote percentage in the upcoming phase."
In Uttar Pradesh, folk singer Malini Awasthi casts her vote with her family at a polling booth in Lucknow. She said, “I would ask everyone to participate enthusiastically in voting. We have been enthusiastic about voting since many decades, three generations of our family have come together to cast their votes.”
After voting, Mayawati attacked SP. She said that this time Muslims are not happy with former CM Akhilesh and SP. People have rejected SP, because voting for SP means ‘goonda raj’ and ‘mafia raj’, development riots do not happen in their government.
In Pilibhit, there has been a malfunction in the EVM in booth 311 under Puranpur. Voting has not started here. The technical team has been dispatched here.
Voters created a ruckus in Girdhari Singh Inter College of Lucknow West Vidhan Sabha due to lack of basic arrangements for voting. There is also no wheelchair for handicapped at the polling station.
Voting has been affected at 12 polling booths in Unnao due to malfunctioning of EVMs and VVPATs. EVM malfunction complaints were received at booths 435, 363, 226, 183, 238, 250, 318, 283, 341, 05, 44.
Villagers announced a boycott of voting in Mirzapur Ajgaon of Mohan Vidhan Sabha of Unnao district. In fact, the villagers have been demanding a bridge over the Sai river for years.
Bahujan Samaj Party's national general secretary Satish Chandra Mishra claimed that Mayawati will become the CM of UP for the 5th time after the voting started. In the three phases of voting, the public has made it clear that the BSP is going to form the government with an absolute majority. The BSP will form the government with an absolute majority like in 2007.
In 2017, the BJP alliance won 51 seats out of 59 in the fourth phase. SP received four seats, while BSP and Congress each received two. However, the SP won 39 of these seats in 2012. The BSP won 13, the Congress four, the BJP three, and the Peace Party one seat.