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The Election Commission of India announced the election schedule for 35 seats in the local body area of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council.
=> According to the Election Commission, elections will be held in two phases for 35 seats in the local body area of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council. In the first phase, polling will be held for 29 seats on March 3 and in the second phase on March 7 for 6 seats.
=> It is worth mentioning that just as there are two houses of Parliament, similarly according to Article 169 of the Constitution, there can be a Legislative Council in addition to the Legislative Assembly in the states.
=> At present there are Legislative Councils in six states- Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra and Karnataka.
=> There are a total of 100 members in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council, who are elected as follows-
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