In Uttar Pradesh, polling for the third phase of elections in 69 Assembly seats ended peacefully this evening barring some minor incidents. Initial reports say, around 65 per cent of the 2.4 crore voters exercised their franchise. Polling, which began at 7 AM, concluded at 5 PM.
The fate of 826 candidates in this phase has been sealed. The districts where polling was held today are Farrukhabad, Hardoi, Kannauj, Mainpuri, Etawah, Kanpur, Kanpur Dehat, Auraiya, Lucknow, Unnao, Sitapur and Barabanki.