Apart from seeking change in the timings of Friday prayers, he urged Muslims to offer prayers in local mosques.
Voting will be held at 12,205 polling stations and 23,535 polling booths in 177 police station areas.
The Election Commission's app put the turnout at 55.56 per cent at 11.45 pm and the final tally is expected on Friday.
As many as 84.64 lakh children in the 12-14 age group are to be vaccinated for which, availability of vaccines has been ensured in the state, Adityanath said.
Polling will start at 7 am and continue till 6 pm in Azamgarh, Mau, Jaunpur, Ghazipur, Chandauli, Varanasi, Mirzapur, Bhadohi and Sonbhadra districts.
Voting ended at 6 pm. The final polling figure will be available on Monday.
The state witnessed only 33 cases of violence during the seven-phase state assembly elections compared to 97 in 2017, the police said in a statement amid the preparation for the counting of the votes on March 10.
The last two phases of the elections will be held on March 3 and 7. Results will be declared on March 10.
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Ishan Kishan hit a career-best 89 as India mauled Sri Lanka by 62 runs after posting 199/2 in the first T20I match in Lucknow on Thursday.
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With the completion of the fourth round of polling, 231 Assembly constituencies out of 403 in the state have voted.
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Rohit Sharma cited the examples of Hanuma Vihari, Shreyas Iyer and Shubman Gill who excelled in the domestic circuit and are a part of India set-up now.
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Deepak Chahar and Suryakumar Yadav suffered injuries during India’s third T20 against West Indies at Eden Gardens on February 20.
As many as 627 candidates are in the fray in this phase, in which over 2.15 crore people are eligible to vote.
The night curfew hours in the state was between 10.00 pm to 6.00 am, which was relaxed by an hour from February 13.
As many as 627 candidates are in the fray in the third phase, in which over 2.15 crore people are eligible to vote.
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The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has attempted to strike a fine caste balance in its list of candidates.
Ashish Mishra moved the Lucknow bench of the high court seeking insertion of sections 302 for murder and 120 B for criminal conspiracy which were inadvertently...
The resignation of state Labour Minister Maurya has come as a jolt to the ruling BJP in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.