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Uttar Pradesh assembly election phase 5: Check vote timings, key candidates and constituencies

Uttar Pradesh assembly election 2022: Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya is among the prominent candidates in phase five.

February 26, 2022 / 05:23 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh assembly election phase five: Over 2 crore people will vote for 692 candidates. (Image tweeted by @ceoup)

Uttar Pradesh assembly election phase five: Over 2 crore people will vote for 692 candidates. (Image tweeted by @ceoup)

More than 2 crore people will vote for 692 candidates in the fifth phase of the Uttar Pradesh election on February 28. The election will cover 61 assembly constituencies across 12 districts.

Voting for the phase five election in Uttar Pradesh will take place from 7 am to 6 pm, news agency PTI reported, quoting the state’s Chief Election Officer Ajay Kumar Shukla.

The key districts in the fifth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly election include Amethi, Ayodhya, Prayagraj and Rae Bareilly.

Heavyweight candidates in the fifth phase include UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya from Sirathu constituency in Kaushambi district, Raghuraj Pratap Singh, Jansatta Dal candidate from Kunda in Pratapgarh, BJP’s Sanjay Sinh from Amethi and Congress’ Aradhana Mishra from Rampur Khas constituency in Pratapgarh district.