UP Elections 2022, 6th Phase: Voting ends across 10 districts, over 53 pc voter turnout recorded till 5 pm | Highlights

LIVE UP Assembly Elections 2022, 6th Phase Polling Updates: The sixth phase of polling will decide the fate of several heavy-weight candidates, including Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and SP leader Ram Govind Chaudhary.

By Aalok Sensharma
Updated: Thu, 03 Mar 2022 08:25 PM IST
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UP Elections 2022, 6th Phase: Voting ends across 10 districts, over 53 pc voter turnout recorded till 5 pm | Highlights
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Lucknow | Jagran News Desk: The sixth phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2022, in which the fate of Chief Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yogi Adityanath will be decided, will be held on Thursday for 57 assembly seats spread across 10 districts - Ambedkarnagar, Balrampur, Siddharthnagar, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar, Maharajganj, Gorakhpur, Kushinagar, Deoria and Ballia.

Besides Adityanath, the fate of 675 other candidates - including Azad Samaj Party founder Chandrashekhar Azad, Leader of Opposition in the outgoing assembly and Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Ram Govind Chaudhary and state Congress president Ajay Kumar Lallu - will also be decided in this phase.

Here are the LIVE Updates from the sixth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2022:

18:50 pm: Polling officials seal Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and VVPATs after the conclusion of 6th phase of UP Assembly elections; visuals from a polling booth in Gorakhpur Assembly constituency.

18:00 hours: 53.31% voters turnout recorded till 5 pm during ongoing polling across 10 districts in the sixth phase.

16:04 hours: Just In: According to the Voter Turnout app of the ECI, a 46.70 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 3 pm. Here's a look at district-wise voter turnout:

14:21 hours: BJP's victory in assembly polls necessary as Uttar Pradesh is moving on development path, it should not stop now, says PM Modi in Jaunpur.

14:14 hours: In 6th phase of polling today, voting is in favour of BJP, says PM Modi in Jaunpur.

14:01 hours: We provided free ration to poor people during COVID-19, administered vaccine free of cost. Our government is working for poor people of the country, says PM Modi in Jaunpur.

14:00 hours: Just In: According to the Voter Turnout app of the ECI, a 36.33 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 1 pm. Here's a look at district-wise voter turnout:

13:53 hours: Just In: PM Modi is addressing a rally in Jaunpur.

12:38 hours: Also Read - 'Know your candidate first, then vote'

12:18 hours: Just In: According to the Voter Turnout app of the ECI, a 21.79 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 11 am. Here's a look at district-wise voter turnout:

11:45 hours: Former Union minister RPN Singh, who recently joined the BJP, casts his vote.

11:14 hours: Voting is underway peacefully across all 10 districts in the state. EVM related complaints are being immediately addressed, says Additional Chief Electoral Officer BD Ram Tiwari.

11:00 hours: When BJP can make an ordinary Chaiwala's son as the PM, then the party can make the son of a Nishad anything, says Sanjay Nishad.

10:49 hours: Nishad Party founder Sanjay Nishad casts his vote.

10:35 hours: We will win all 9 seats in Gorakhpur mandal. Voter turnout will be historic in Purvanchal region. BJP will get over 300 seats. The construction of Ram Temple is underway. Now, the people UP have decided to establish 'Ram Rajya' here, says Gorakhpur MP and BJP leader Ravi Kishan.

9:51 hours: Just In: According to the Voter Turnout app of the ECI, a 8.69 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 9 am. Here's a look at district-wise voter turnout:

9:30 hours: I am confident that BJP will win, says Uttar Pradesh Minister Upendra Tiwari.

9:14 hours: Uttar Pradesh Minister Upendra Tiwari, contesting from Phephna assembly seat, casts his vote at a polling station in Ballia.

8:45 hours: BJP MP and former Union minister Shiv Pratap Shukla casts his vote at St Andrews Inter College in Gorakhpur.

8:30 hours: UP Minister Anand Swarup Shukla, contesting from Ballia, casts his vote.

8:22 hours: Under PM Modi's leadership, BJP will make a record and will win large number of seats in 6th phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. And will move towards our target to win 300 seats in the assembly elections, says Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

8:02 hours: Earlier in the day, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had offered prayers at the Gorakhnath Temple in Gorakhpur.

7:49 hours: I hope people will vote in large numbers. Under PM Modi leadership BJP will make a record and will win large number of seats. We will win over 80 per cent seats. Vote for development and security, vote for BJP, says Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

7:19 hours: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath casts his vote at Primary School Gorakhnath Kanya Nagar Kshetra in Gorakhpur.

7:07 hours: Uttar Pradesh Election 2022 has reached its decisive stage. You've seen developmental projects in last 5 years, from AIIMS inauguration to Kushinagar International Airport... It's time to decide between us and terror-supporting people. Your 1 vote will make UP India's number one economy, says Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

7:00 hours: Polling for the sixth phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2022 has started!

6:55 hours: The districts where polling will be held on Thursday are Ambedkarnagar, Balrampur, Siddharthnagar, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar, Maharajganj, Gorakhpur, Kushinagar, Deoria and Ballia.

6:50 hours: In this phase, polling would be held for 57 assembly seats spread across 10 districts. In the 2017 assembly polls, the ruling BJP had won 46 of these seats.

6:45 hours: The polling for the sixth phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2022 will be held on Thursday from 7 am to 6 pm.

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