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UP first phase polls - Facts at a glance

india Updated: Feb 08, 2012 00:11 IST

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The first phase of Uttar Pradesh's staggered polls is to be held Wednesday.

Following are the facts -

Number of assembly seats - 55

Total voters - 1,71,80,649 (men 93,56,290; women 78,24,013; and others 346)

Total number of candidates - 862

Total numbers of women candidates - 65

Name of the assembly constituency with maximum number of candidates - Barabanki-26

Name of the assembly constituency with minimum number of candidates - Mahmoodabad-8

Political parties - Bahujan Samaj Party, Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress, Nationalist Congress Party, Samajwadi Party and others.

Number of EVMs to be used in the election - 47,574

Largest assembly constituency - Kapilvastu

Smallest assembly constituency - Mahsi

Total number of polling stations - 18,108