Brisk polling has been witnessed in the rural Assembly segments of Uttar Pradesh while the pace of polling is rather sluggish in the urban areas.
The average polling percentage at 9 a.m. was 8.4, according to the Chief Electoral Officer (CEC).
The Lucknow Cantt seat recorded a polling percentage of 3.7 till 9 a.m. while the Govind Nagar seat in Kanpur witnessed 5 per cent voting in the first two hours.
Bahraich and Ghosi saw brisk polling with each recording a 10 per cent voter turnout.
Jalalpur recorded a 10 per cent voting, while Zaidpur in Barabanki saw 9 per cent turnout.
Polling was by and large peaceful though EVM glitches were reported from some constituencies.
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