Thursday, 23 February 2012

Fifty seven percent voter turnout in Fifth phase Up polls

Fifty seven percent voter turnout in Fifth phase Up polls
Clean Media Correspondent

Lucknow: Feb 23: (CMC)  An estimated 57 per cent of the 

electorate exercised their franchise on Thursday in the 

fifth phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections spread 

over 49 seats, including the stronghold of the Yadav 

family and former Chief Minister Kalyan Singh. 

Polling started at 7 am amidst tight security and an 

estimated 57 per cent of the 1.56 crore electorate cast 

their votes till 5 pm, Election Commission sources said 

here adding the final turnout figure may go up as polling 

continued at a number of places. 

The Kanpur cantt seat area saw some tension as the local 

Congress candidate alleged that 75 per cent of voters' 

names were missing from the voter list despite their 

having voter-ID cards. Angry voters created a ruckus but 

heavy police presence prevented the situation from 


Senior officials said the problem arose due to a minor 

error in the list which was changed after delimitation and 

the problem was resolved. 

1 comment:

  1. total percent is not inf that is low count...............