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General Election 2024: Uttar Pradesh records over 25pc voter turnout in 8 LS seats till 11 am

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Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh registered an average voter turnout of 25.20 per cent in the first four hours of polling on Friday in eight parliamentary constituencies where voting is underway in the first phase of the Lok Sabha election.

Polling began at 7 am and according to the Election Commission, till 11 am, 29.84 per cent voting was reported in Saharanpur, 23.35 per cent in Moradabad, 25.89 per cent in Kairana, 26.89 per cent in Nagina, 26.94 per cent in Pilibhit, 25.50 per cent in Bijnor, 20.71 per cent in Rampur and 22.62 per cent in Muzaffarnagar.

These seats fall in the Jat and sugarcane belt of the state.

Among the prominent candidates in the fray in this phase are the BJP's Jitin Prasada from Pilibhit, Union minister Sanjeev Balyan from Muzaffarnagar and Azad Samaj Party chief Chandra Shekhar Azad from Nagina. (with Agency inputs)

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