Uttar Pradesh civic polls: CM casts his vote in Gorakhpur
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath casts his vote from Gorakhpur as the first phase of Uttar Pradesh local body elections has begun. Five municipal corporations including Ayodhya and Gorakhpur will go into vote. In addition to this, 71 municipal boards and 154 nagar panchayats. Results of the civic polls will be declared on December 1.
The BJP had won 10 out of the 12 mayoral seats in 2012 local election even when it was not in power in the state or in Centre. It has been eight months since Yogi Adityanath became the Chief Minister and the BJP is aggressively campaigning in the poll districts.