Fifth phase polling of Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, covering 49 seats spread over 13 districts would be held on Thursday that would decide the fate of several stalwarts, including firebrand BJP leader Uma Bharti. The fifth phase would cover
assembly seats in backward Bundelkhand region, bastions of SP and former chief minister Kalyan Singh.
More than 1.56 crore voters would seal the fate of 829 candidates in Firozabad, Kanshiram Nagar, Etah, Mainpuri, Etawah, Auraiya, Ramabainagar, Kanpur, Jalaun, Jhansi, Lalitpur, Hamirpur and Mahoba districts. Polling would be held at 16781 booths at 11745 polling stations where 18459 electronic voting machines would be used.