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  • Uttar Pradesh polls: Campaigning ends today

    Published on February 25, 2017

    In Uttar Pradesh, campaigning for the fifth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls for 51 seats spread over 11 districts will come to a close at 5 pm today, polling for which will take place on Monday, 27 February. The districts going to polls in this phase are Balrampur, Gonda, Faizabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Bahraich, Shravasti, Siddharth Nagar, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar, Amethi, and Sultanpur.

    The election for Alapur constituency in Ambedkar nagar district had been postponed by Poll authorities and here voting will be held on March 9th.

    Our correspondent covering election at Indo-Nepal border in Siddharth Nagar reports that on the last day of campaigning, at one side where political parties are making their last ditch effort to woo the voters in favour of their party and candidates, at the same time Poll authorities and institutions are trying to aware voters for franchise and maximum Poll percentage.

    Various voter awareness programmes were conducted in Indo-Nepal bordering districts Siddharth Nagar, Balrampur, Shrawasti and Behraich. The slogans like “Pahle matdaan, Fir Jalpaan” were heard reverberating across the birth place of Lord Buddha.

    The voters who are residing in Nepal have started reaching their places here before the Indo-Nepal borders are sealed for election. Meanwhile training for poll personnel to be put on duty is completed. Authorities are seen bent upon for free ,fair and peaceful poll.


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