Lok Sabha bypolls: 27.99% voting till 1 pm in UP's Azamgarh, Rampur

Updated: few hours ago

Lucknow, Jun 23 (PTI) An average 27.99 per cent votes were cast till 1 pm in the by-election to Azamgarh and Rampur Lok Sabha seats on Thursday.    Over 35 lakh people are eligible to vote in the bypolls and will be deciding the fate of 19 candidates.

An average 27.99 per cent votes were polled till 1 pm in both the seats. Of these, 26.39 per cent votes were cast in Rampur, and 29.48  per cent in Azamgarh, and polling is going on in a peaceful manner, the election office here said.

Both these seats are considered the bastions of the opposition Samajwadi Party (SP) in the state.