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  • Uttar Pradesh: 618 candidates left in fray for 5th phase assembly election

    Published on February 14, 2017

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    Up: In Uttar Pradesh, 618 candidates have been left in the fray for 52 assembly seats after the last date of withdrawal of ‚Äčnominations for the fifth phase ended yesterday. Polling for the fifth phase will be held on the 27th of this month.

    In a press release, Chief Electoral Officer T Venkatesh said, that under this phase the highest number of candidates is 24 for Amethi seat, while the lowest number is 6 for Kapilvastu and Itwa seats. The CEO said that for the sixth phase, a total of 439 candidates have filed nomination till now, for which today is the last date.