UP Elections 2022: Voting begins for 5th phase including Ayodhya, Amethi

Polling has begun for the fifth phase of elections in Uttar Pradesh with the stakes running higher for all major parties. The fifth phase will cover 61 Assembly constituencies from 12 districts. The districts going to polls in this phase include Amethi, Raebareli, Sultanpur, Chitrakoot, Pratapgarh, Kaushambi, Prayagraj, Barabanki, Ayodhya, Bahraich, Shravasti and Gonda. In 2017, BJP had won 47 Assembly seats while its ally Apna Dal won three in this region. The Samajwadi Party (SP) got five, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) got three, Congress two and one independent candidate also won.

via Economictimes

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