In the 4th phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls total of 57 % voting recorded in an incident free . covering Rae Bareli and Amethi, strongholds of Nehru-Gandhi family, and part of backward Bundelkhand region whose development Rahul Gandhi has espoused. “Polling for the fourth phase covering 11 districts started at 7 AM amidst tight security arrangements and picked up as the day progressed,” Polling has been peaceful.
Polling was held in Hardoi, Unnao, Lucknow, Rae Bareli, Farukkhabad, Kannauj, Banda, Chitrakoot, Fatehpur, Pratapgarh and CSM Nagar which includes Amethi. A combined electorate of 1.74 crore in this phase would seal the fate of 967 candidates.