As per the Election Commission of India, Uttar Pradesh recorded a voter turnout of 34.83% until 1 pm. Out of all the constituencies, Kaiserganj recorded the highest voter turnout at 45% whereas Allahabad North saw the lowest turnout at 20.50%. As far as districts are concerned, Chitrakoot recorded the maximum turnout at 39.08%.
The district-wise turnout is:
Rae Bareli- 33.64%
As many as 61 assembly constituencies, spread across 12 districts in eastern Uttar Pradesh, are holding polling for the fifth round of state elections on Sunday. The key constituencies in this phase include Ayodhya and Prayagraj. Once considered Congress bastions, Amethi and Raebareli too will vote on Sunday.
Other districts that are set to hold polling in the fifth phase are Sultanpur, Chitrakoot, Pratapgarh, Kaushambi, Prayagraj, Barabanki, Bahraich, Shravasti and Gonda.
According to the Election Commission data, 2,24,77,494 voters will decide the fate of 693 candidates. The voting commenced at 7 am and it will continue till 6 pm.