Lucknow: Over 55 per cent voters exercised their franchise for election to 11 seats of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council which passed off peacefully on Monday. For six teacher constituencies having an electorate of over 87000 votes, over 70 per cent polling was recorded, official sources said.

Over 41 per cent turnout was recorded for five graduate constituencies with an electorate of six lakh votes, they said. A total of 46 candidates are in fray for teacher constituencies and 134 for graduate constituencies. PTI