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UP Elections 2017: Third Phase Polling Records Overall Turnout of 61.16%

Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav - while ruling out any rift in the Party - said that Akhilesh Yadav will be the next Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

News18.com | February 19, 2017, 18:56 IST
Uttar Pradesh voted in the third phase of Assembly elections today and recorded a high turnout of 61.16%.

Here's a recap:
Feb 19, 2017 18:56 (IST)
Feb 19, 2017 18:12 (IST)

A total of 69 seats went to polls in 12 districts in the third phase of voting.

Feb 19, 2017 18:10 (IST)

The maximum balloting was reported from Barabanki, followed closely by Sitapur and Kannauj.

Feb 19, 2017 18:09 (IST)

Over 60 percent balloting was recorded as polling closed for the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on Sunday, say EC officials

Feb 19, 2017 18:08 (IST)

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Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday said there was no rift in the party and his son Akhilesh Yadav will become Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister again.

Feb 19, 2017 18:06 (IST)

Akhilesh will become Uttar Pradesh CM again, no rift in Samajwadi Party, says Mulayam Singh Yadav

Feb 19, 2017 17:47 (IST)

I have left everything on the voters and they will decide, says Shivpal Yadav

Feb 19, 2017 17:31 (IST)

At some polling booths there were reports of minor skirmishes between supporters of the candidates.

Feb 19, 2017 17:31 (IST)

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Sunday cast her vote in Mall Avenue area in Lucknow.

Feb 19, 2017 17:29 (IST)

Home Minister Rajnath Singh with his family cast their votes in Lucknow while Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav voted in Saifai (Etawah).

Feb 19, 2017 17:28 (IST)

A spokesman of UP Chief Electoral Officer said polling was going on mostly peacefully in Uttar Pradesh's 69 constituencies.

Feb 19, 2017 17:26 (IST)

A voter turnout of over 55 percent was recorded till 4 pm on Sunday in Uttar Pradesh.

Feb 19, 2017 15:35 (IST)

51:5% percent votes were casted till 3 PM today in the 69 Assembly constituencies

Feb 19, 2017 15:31 (IST)

The fate of 826 candidates in this phase will be decided by 2.41 crore voters, including 1.10 crore women and 1,026 persons belonging to third gender category.

Feb 19, 2017 15:19 (IST)

Lucknow district continued to lag behind in voting trend as only 35 per cent balloting was recorded.

Feb 19, 2017 15:17 (IST)

Besides BSP supremo Mayawati, Home Minister Rajnath Singh with his family cast their votes in Lucknow while Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav voted in Saifai 

Feb 19, 2017 15:17 (IST)

Over 44 percent voting has been recorded till 2PM in the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections

Feb 19, 2017 14:49 (IST)

PM Modi talks about blood pressure,once election results are out all BJP leader will have to get their blood pressure checked: Akhilesh Yadav

Feb 19, 2017 14:48 (IST)

Want to tell BJP that it is not the alliance of two families but of two young politicians to bring about change: Akhilesh Yadav 

Feb 19, 2017 14:35 (IST)
Feb 19, 2017 14:34 (IST)

There was a time when farmers had to face hurdles to get urea; We neem-coated urea & stopped its black marketing: PM Modi in Fatehpur

Feb 19, 2017 14:24 (IST)

IS SP Cong alluiance as pure as Gayatri Prajapati? PM Modi

Feb 19, 2017 14:23 (IST)

We believe in Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas. We do not believe in benefiting people on the grounds of caste & religion: PM Modi

Feb 19, 2017 13:58 (IST)

Why is the policing system so inefficient in UP? Why are complaints not registered? What work culture is it? Supreme Court had to interfere in Gayatri Prajapati matter to make a station lodge an FIR. SP is least concerned about improving law and order situation in the state. I would like to urge people to elect a government that would ensure safety of people: PM Modi

Feb 19, 2017 13:56 (IST)

Samajwadi Party (SP) did not respect ideals of Ram Manohar Lohia ji by allying with the Congress: PM Modi

Feb 19, 2017 13:52 (IST)

38.96% voter turnout in third phase of UP Election 2017 till 1 pm

Feb 19, 2017 13:48 (IST)

Vanvaas of Vikas in Uttar Pradesh must end now; Country is moving ahead at fast pace and so must Uttar Pradesh: PM Modi in Fatehpur

Feb 19, 2017 12:46 (IST)

Akhilesh Yadav’s wife and SP MP Dimple Yadav cast her vote in Saifai. She urged voters to cast their ballots in large numbers. She also ruled out any rift in the party and said that its time for us to look forward for the betterment of people in Uttar Pradesh.

Feb 19, 2017 12:37 (IST)

Shivpal Singh Yadav will win by a large margin: Mulayam Singh Yadav in Saifai.

Feb 19, 2017 12:23 (IST)

Developmental work has been done in UP and Akhilesh once again will be the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. There is no parivarwad in Samajwadi Party, Says Mulayam Singh Yadav

UP Elections 2017: Third Phase Polling Records Overall Turnout of 61.16%
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