Lucknow, Feb 7: The first phase of Uttar Pradesh’s staggered polls is to be held Wednesday.
Following are the facts –
Number of assembly seats – 55
Total voters – 1,71,80,649 (men 93,56,290; women 78,24,013; and others 346)
Total number of candidates – 862
Total numbers of women candidates – 65
Name of the assembly constituency with maximum number of candidates – Barabanki-26
Name of the assembly constituency with minimum number of candidates – Mahmoodabad-8
Political parties – Bahujan Samaj Party, Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress, Nationalist Congress Party, Samajwadi Party and others.
Number of EVMs to be used in the election – 47,574
Largest assembly constituency – Kapilvastu
Smallest assembly constituency – Mahsi
Total number of polling stations – 18,108