UP Municipal Elections 2017 LIVE UPDATES: 24% polling till 12 pm in 24 districts in local body elections, phase 1

UP Municipal Elections 2017 LIVE UPDATES: 24% polling till 12 pm in 24 districts in local body elections, phase 1

UP Municipal Elections LIVE: Yogi Adityanath casts his vote in Gorakhpur.

By: || Updated: 22 Nov 2017 02:42 PM

Image: UP CM Yogi Adityanath casts vote on Wednesday 22 November, 2017 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh/ABP Live

New Delhi: Voting began at 7:30 am on Wednesday for the first phase of local body election in the Uttar Pradesh (UP). Polling to be held in three phases and results will be declared on 1st December. Polling in 24 districts, including for mayoral posts, will continue till 5 pm amid tight security.

The remaining phases would be held on November 26 and 29.

Before the voting, Chief Minister of UP Yogi Adityanath did prayer in Gorakhpur.

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Here are LIVE UPDATES of UP municipal elections 2017:

  • 24% polling till 12 pm in 24 districts of Uttar Pradesh in local body elections first phase

  • There is competition with BJP but BSP will win: Sunita Verma, Meerut's Mayor from BSP

  • Voting resumes in Mani Ram Bagia Ward number 104's three booths where there was technical glitch in EVMs











  • I have full confidence that we will win in local body polls: Yogi

  • All parties will fail in front of BJP in municipal election: Yogi

  • UP CM Yogi Adityanath casts vote

  • Polling begins

  • Voting to begin shortly


Campaigning for the first phase of the Uttar Pradesh civic body elections ended on Monday.

In phase one, polling would be held for five municipal corporations, 71 nagar palika parishads and 154 nagar panchayats.

In total, 230 local bodies will go to polls in the first phase, which includes 4,095 wards. There are 1.09 crore voters in this phase who will exercise their franchise at 11,679 booths.

In the first phase, 56 candidates are in the fray for five mayor seats, 901 for the chairperson's post in the 71 nagar palikas and 3,856 nominees for the 1,819 nagar palika wards.

(With PTI inputs)
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