Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Know What's Open and What's Closed in Noida, Ghaziabad in Phase 2 Voting

2024/04/25 19:58:57 IST

Phase 2 of Elections

    The 89 seats nationwide are scheduled to hold the Lok Sabha elections on April 26. Preparations are well under way. Check what is and is not open on Friday.

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Uttar Pradesh Update

    Voting in eight Uttar Pradesh constituencies, including Gautam Buddh Nagar and Ghaziabad in the national capital region, will take place during the second round of the Lok Sabha elections. Due to the April 26 voter exercise, security has been increased.

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Contenders for GBN Seat

    Mahendra Singh Nagar, a candidate for the Samajwadi Party who represents the opposition INDIA bloc, and Rajendra Singh Solanki of the BSP are the contenders against sitting BJP MP Mahesh Sharma in the Gautam Buddh Nagar polls.

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Contenders for Ghaziabad Seat

    In Ghaziabad, the Bahujan Samaj Partys (BSP) Nandkishore Pundhir and Congresss Dolly Sharma will face off against BJP party MLA Atul Garg, who has replaced current MP General VK Singh (retd).

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Schools and Colleges

    Due to the Lok Sabha election in the seat, all schools and colleges in Gautam Buddh Nagar, which includes the twin towns of Noida and Greater Noida, will be closed on Friday.

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Liquor Sale

    The district administration has instituted a 48-hour prohibition on the sale of alcohol, which goes into effect on Wednesday at 6 p.m. and ends at 6 p.m. on Friday, the election day. All kinds of alcoholic outlets and vendors are prohibited in the district.

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    On Friday, banks in Ghaziabad, Noida, and Greater Noida will be closed on account of polling in the cities.

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