Elections are to be held in 11 seats of UP Legislative Council. In order to maintain peace in the elections, orders have been given to shut down liquor and other drugs shops in the state for 48 hours. Liquor shops will remain closed from 5 pm on 29 November until the end of voting on 1 December. Shops have also been ordered to be closed on the day of the election results. DM has issued orders to follow this in Lucknow.