Uttar Pradesh local body polls: Second phase of voting underway

Lucknow, Nov 26: Voting for the second phase of Uttar Pradesh civic polls is underway. Varanasi and Lucknow are among the noted regions which will vote on Sunday.

This is the very first in centenary, Lucknow will choose a woman mayor as all the political parties have nominated female candidates as the Lucknow mayoral seat was reserved for women.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh,UP Minister Mohsin Raza casts their votes in Lucknow.

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya along with his wife Rajkumari Devi casts votes in Allahabad.

The Second phase of local body polls covers 25 regions including  Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Muzaffarnagar, Aligarh, Mathura and Varanasi.

In the first phase of polls, which was held on November 22, covering districts saw 52 per cent voting. Another phase of voting will take place on November 29 and the results will be declared on December 1.

Wefornews Bureau 

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