UP by-elections results live updates: Counting of votes is set to begin in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh. The polling was held on these two key constituencies on Sunday. The voter turnout was quite low as 47.45 per and 37.39 per cent voters exercised their franchise in Gorakhpur and Phulpur respectively. The outcome will assume political significance as this both the constituencies are considered as stronghold of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanatha and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya. Samajwadi Party (SP) and Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have joined hands for this polls to stop BJP.
The results will also come at a time when the Yogi government is set to complete one year term. While ten candidates fought in Gorakhpur, 22 nominees were in the fray from Phulpur. CM Adityanath and Deputy CM Maurya had to vacate the seats after they were elected to state legislative council.
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Source: Financial Express