With present Uttar Pradesh CM Mayawati successfully completing her full term propelling her Bahujan Samaj Party to power, the upcoming UP Assembly elections will be an acid test for her. With the erection of her statues and party symbol making headlines the most of last year, the rampant corruption and misgovernance in the state will become a major electoral issue in this years polls.
The elections is scheduled to be held in seven phases. The Election Commission (EC) announced that the poll dates will be on Feb - 8th, 11th, 15th, 19th, 23rd, 28th and Mar 3 in 2012. The counting of votes will be held on Mar 6. Read the latest news on the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election 2012 here
Apart from Mayawati led BSP, Rahul Gandhi led Congress and Akhilesh Yadav led SP is doing all they can to wreck the castle built by Mayawati and her supporters. Among the many issues that fare prominent in the UP election scene are the division of the states and the crime graph that has risen considerably over the years. The verdict of the UP elections will also alter the power politics in the Centre.
|Uttar Pradesh (Total 403 ACs) |
|Uttar Pradesh Partywise Result Status|
Status Known For 403 out of 403 Constituencies
|Bahujan Samaj Party||80||0||80|
|Bharatiya Janata Party||47||0||47|
|Indian National Congress+||37||0||37|
Thursday 2 Last date for making Nominations 17.01.12
Thursday 3 Scrutiny of Nominations 18.01.12
Friday 4 Last date for withdrawal of candidature 20.01.12
Monday 5 Date of Poll 04.02.12
Tuesday 6 Counting of Votes 06.03.12
Tuesday 7 Date before which election process shall be completed 09.03.12
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