In Uttar Pradesh, voting preliminary reports say more than 59 percent electorate exercised their franchise in fifth phase of assembly elections. Deputy Election commissioner Vinod Zutshi gave details of voting held in 13 districts from Agra, Aligarh, Kanpur, Jhansi and Chitrakoot Dham divisions.
Elections were held amidst tight security as elaborate arrangements were in place. A total of 829 candidates including 87 women are in fray in this phase of elections. Several senior leaders cast their votes in this phase. The votes for the 40 member Goa assembly will be cast on 3rd of next month. Political activities have picked up in the state to seek the support of voters as per NPI