UP Polls: Mayawati asserts confidence over forming govt.

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb. 19 (ANI): As the voting for the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections began on Sunday, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati expressed confidence over forming government in the state with majority. "Like in the first two phases, the BSP will be number one in the third phase also and will form the government with a majority," said Mayawati after casting her vote in Lucknow. The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister further said that the BSP would win as many as 300 seats in the polls. With over 826 candidates from 105 political parties contesting for 69 seats, polling began on Sunday morning for the crucial third phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections. The polling began at 7 a.m. and will continue till 5 in the evening. The districts going for polling in this phase are Farrukhabad, Hardoi, Kannauj, Mainpuri, Etawah, Kanpur, Kanpur Dehat, Auraiya, Lucknow, Unnao, Sitapur and Barabanki.(ANI)