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LIVE: Uttarakhand, 2nd phase of UP polls begin

15 February, 2017 2:35 AM
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LIVE: Uttarakhand, 2nd phase of UP polls begin

Voting will be held in 69 seats in Uttarakhand and in 67 constituencies in UP.

Dehraun/ Lucknow, Feb 15: Polling in Uttarakhand began on Wednesday whereas the second phase of Uttar Pradesh elections also took place. Voting is being carried out in 69 seats in Uttarakhand and in 67 constituencies in UP.

8.38 am: Former minister and Congress candidate Tilakraj Behad casts his vote in Rudrapur, Uttarakhand.

8.03 am: Voting for 69 of a total of 70 assembly seats in Uttarakhand barring Karnaprayag begins.

8.00 am: Narendra Modi urges voters from Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand to come out in large numbers and vote.

7.40 am: Glitch in EVM machine halts voting process at Badaun Sadar constituency's S.K.Inter College-booth no. 183.

7.05 am: Polling begins for 67 Assembly constituencies of Uttar Pradesh in the second of seven phase.

6.42 am: 69 of a total of 70 assembly seats barring Karnaprayag to go to polls in the single phase assembly elections in Uttarakhand today. Voting in the Karnaprayag seat has been postponed and will be held on March 9 as the BSP candidate Kuldeep Kanvasi was killed in a road accident.

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Source: oneindia.com

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