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Uttar Pradesh’s 6th Round Voter Turnout

  • 27 May 2024
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Uttar Pradesh recorded a 54.03 % voter turnout in the sixth phase of the 2024 Lok Sabha election in 14 constituencies of the Purvanchal region.

Key Points

  • According to Election Commission of India figures, the voter turnout fell marginally short of the 2019 polling percentage of 54.49 for the same seats.
    • A decline in voter turnout was observed as the polling moved from West UP constituencies (first three phases), to central UP (Phases 4 and 5), to east UP (14 Lok Sabha seats in Phase 6).
    • In the first phase, 61.11% voter turnout was recorded. In the second phase, it was 55.19%, 57.34% in the third phase, 58.22% in the fourth phase and 58.02% in the fifth phase. In Phase 6, 54.03% polling was witnessed in 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in eastern UP.

Purvanchal Region of UP

  • It covers the regions of Jaunpur, Sant Ravidas Nagar, Azamgarh, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Balia and Ghazipur.
  • The northern parts of this plain have been formed by Rapti and Ghaghra rivers. It is given names of Rapti Khadar, Saryupar Maidan and Purabiya Plains from the south to north.

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