New Delhi, February 27: Approximately 54.53 per cent voter turnout was registered in the fifth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, as per the Election Commission. The polling was held in 61 Assembly constituencies spread in 12 districts of Uttar Pradesh.

The Election Commission said that 54.53 per cent voter turnout figure was an approximate trend as data from some polling stations takes time toreach. The highest voter turnout of 59.64 per cent was recorded in Chitrakoot district followed by Ayodhya 58.01 per cent and Shrawasti 57.24 per cent. Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2022 Phase 5 Live Updates: Over 53.98 Percent Voter Turnout Recorded Till 5 PM.

The lowest turnout was registered in Prayagraj with 51.99 per cent, while Amethi registered 53.99 per cent turnout, Baharaich 54.60 per cent, Barabanki 54.65 per cent, Gonda 54.66 per cent, Kaushambi 57.01 per cent, Pratapgarh 51.99 per cent, Rae Bareli 56.06 per cent, and Sultanpur 54.88 per cent. Polling was held from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Feb 27, 2022 08:38 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website