UP Assembly Elections 2022: 4th phase begins, Political leaders cast their vote

According to the Election Commission, Pilibhit had the highest average turnout, at 10.64 percent, followed by 10.43 percent in (Lakhimpur) Kheri. Rae Bareli had the lowest attendance, with 8.03 percent.

UP Assembly Elections 2022: 4th phase begins, Political leaders cast their vote
Voters showing indelible ink mark on their finger after casting votes during IV th phase of Assembly election at iconic Rumi Darwaza in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India on Thursday Feb. 23, 2022. Photograph: Rajeev Bhatt

The fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh's assembly elections begins today with voting in 59 seats, including the state capital of Lucknow and Lakhimpur Kheri. Polling began at 7 a.m. in all nine districts and will end at 6 p.m.

Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh with his family showing indelible ink mark after casting votes during IV th phase of Assembly election in Lucknow Uttar Pradesh, India on Thursday Feb. 23, 2022. Photograph: Rajeev Bhatt

Rajnath Singh voted in Lucknow during the fourth phase of voting in Uttar Pradesh. He stated that the people of Uttar Pradesh will vote for the party that promises development. He predicted that the BJP will win the election in Uttar Pradesh. People are pleased with the development initiatives executed by both the federal and state governments, he said. He also discussed the state's post-pandemic recovery, as well as the BJP's ongoing attempts to combat it all.

Video by: Rajeev Bhatt