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