Lucknow, Jan 27 (ANI): Police recovered, here today, a cache of arms and ammunition, including 12 country-made pistols, two foreign guns and ammunition.
The security officials have arrested a man and an inquiry has been launched.
Ahead of polls, police has stepped up security and is conducting raids on daily basis with an aim to curb unscrupulous activities before elections.
In Uttar Pradesh, elections would be held to the 403-member legislative assembly, in seven phases between February 8 and March 3.
The other states where assembly elections are scheduled to take place are Manipur, Goa, Punjab, and Uttarakhand.
Uttar Pradesh is home to 200 million people and provides the biggest single bloc of seats in the Indian parliament. Ironically, it is also one of the country's worst performers in several socio-economic indices.
The results would be declared on March 6. (ANI)
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