Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous and politically crucial state, The high-decibel battle for polls starts from Wednesday. when 55 assembly constituencies go to polls in the first phase. A total of 1.70 crore people are eligible to vote in this round. Campaigning for the first of the seven-phase polls ended Monday evening in districts like Pilibhit, Lakhimpur Kheri, Bahraich, Shravasti, Balrampur, Siddharth Nagar, Maharajganj and Kushinagar.
Among the important constituencies are Mahasi and Matera in Bahraich, Ayodhya in Faizabad, Sitapur, Kushinagar, Mubarakpur in Azamgarh and Gazipur.