The first phase of polling for election to the civic bodies in Uttar Pradesh began Wednesday. The voting is being held for five municipal corporations, 71 nagar palika parishads and 154 nagar panchayats spread over 24 districts.
Here are the Live updates-
# Kanpur recorded 31.18 percent polling till 1pm
# 27 percent polling recorded in Gazipur till 1pm
# 22.5 percent polling recorded in Gorakhpur nagar panchayat till 12:30 pm
# Kasganj registered 29 percent poll till 11:30 am
# Gonda recorded 26 percent polling till 12 pm
# The Voter list did not have former congress MP Annu Tandon's name
#12 percent polling recorded till 12 pm in Gonda and Azamgarh
# 7.7 percent votes were cast till 10 am in Gorakhpur
# Kanpur: Technical glitch in EVMs of three booths in Mani Ram Bagia Ward number 104
# BJP's agenda is to provide better facility to the people, help the local businessmen, to improve the roadways after winning the local body polls: Adityanath
# Will try to ensure that the schemes of government for the welfare of the people reaches them :UP CM Adityanath
# Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath casts his vote at a polling station in Gorakhpur in the first phase of local body election
# Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath arrives at a polling station in Gorakhpur to cast his vote, in the first phase of local body election
The polling has started in Shamli, Meerut, Hapur, Bijnore, Badaun, Hathras, Kasganj, Agra, Kanpur, Jalaun, Hamirpur, Chitrakoot, Kaushambi, Pratapgarh, Unnao, Hardoi, Amethi, Faizabad, Gonda, Basti, Gorakhpur, Azamgarh, Ghazipur and Sonebhadra.