According to the Election Commission, counting of votes is going on peacefully in 826 centers in 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh. According to sources, this counting of votes is expected till Tuesday.
The counting of panchayat elections held in Uttar Pradesh in four phases last month started on Sunday morning and till 8 pm on Monday, 3,27,036 candidates for various posts were declared elected. According to the data released by the State Election Commission on Monday, on the basis of information received from all the districts of the state, 181 of the post of District Panchayat member, 2,32,612 candidates of Gram Panchayat member post, 38,317 in the post of Gram Panchayat Pradhan and the post of Kshetra Panchayat member. But 55,926 candidates were declared elected. So far, a total of 3,27,036 candidates have been declared elected.
According to the commission, counting of votes is going on peacefully in 826 centers in 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh. According to sources, this counting of votes is expected till Tuesday.
BJP claims to win 918 seats of Zilla Panchayat member
The Commission has officially declared the result on 181 posts of Zilla Panchayat member, but the Bharatiya Janata Party has claimed to win 918 seats of Zila Panchayat member and a decisive edge over 557 seats. A picture has been posted on the official Twitter handle of BJP Uttar Pradesh at 9:30 pm with the above figures and it says that “BJP emerged as the single largest party in the Zilla Panchayat member election”. BJP leads 918 seats. “
At the same time, the Samajwadi Party has accused the government of not giving proof of victory to its candidate. On the official Twitter handle of Samajwadi Party tweeted on Monday night, “District Hamirpur Rihuta District Panchayat member seat, Ram Sajeevan Yadav won by 471 votes. The certificate of victory is not being given by the government under pressure from Hamirpur BJP MP. Election Commissioner should provide certificate as soon as possible. “
In another tweet, the SP has appealed to the State Election Commission to direct the Farrukhabad DM to stop the dishonesty under the pressure of power. The SP has also accused a candidate of his party for not winning the certificate of victory in Santakbir Nagar district.
Mulayam’s niece lost, left SP and fought BDC election
Former District Panchayat President Sandhya Yadav of Mainpuri, the niece of SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav and sister of former MP Dharmendra Yadav, lost the election. Sandhya Yadav contested from Ward No 18 of Mainpuri district as a BJP candidate and was defeated by Pramod Yadav of Samajwadi Party.
BJP district president Pradeep Chauhan of Mainpuri said that Sandhya Yadav was the president of the district panchayat and she had won the previous elections on a SP ticket but later joined the BJP and contested as a BJP candidate but lost.
Vandana Yadav, wife of SP MLA Rajkumar alias Raju Yadav from Mainpuri, was trying his luck for Zilla Panchayat member from ward number 28 but was defeated by Independent candidate German Yadav.
Relatives of these Surmas lost
Relatives of several Surmas, including senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and son of Leader of Opposition in the state assembly Ram Govind Chaudhary, have suffered defeat in the three-tier panchayat election.
According to official sources, Ranjit Chaudhary, son of senior SP leader Ram Govind Chaudhary, has been defeated from ward number 16 of the district panchayat. He finished third. Suryakumari Devi, the mother of BJP MLA Dhananjay Kanaujia of Biltherod constituency, has lost the election from ward number 19 of the Nagra Kshetra Panchayat.
BJP got a shock
Apart from ward number 24 of Atal Rajbhar district panchayat, son of former BJP MP Harinarayan Rajbhar, SP leader and grandson of former minister Sharda Nand Anchal, ward number 27 of Vinay Prakash Anchal Zilla Panchayat and Devendra Yadav, regional vice president of Gorakhnath province of BJP The district panchayat has lost elections from ward number 10.
BJP leader Lallan Rajbhar, brother of former MP Babban Rajbhar, has lost the election from the Gajiapur Gram Panchayat of Seer Kshetra Panchayat and Alok Singh, a close relative of BJP MP Neeraj Shekhar, from Majhawa of Siyar Panchayat to Kshetra Panchayat member. However, Banda leader Ambika Chaudhary’s son Anand Chaudhary has won the election from ward number 44 of the district panchayat.
The counting of votes was cleared after the Supreme Court refused to ban the counting of panchayat elections and counting of three-phase panchayat elections in 75 districts began in eight districts from 8 am on Sunday. The results of these elections, through ballot papers, started coming in from Sunday itself.
A total of 3,19,317 candidates elected unopposed
According to the commission, seven candidates of Zilla Panchayat member, 2,005 of Kshetra Panchayat member, 178 of Gram Panchayat Pradhan and 3,17,127 candidates of Gram Panchayat member have been elected unopposed. In this way, a total of 3,19,317 candidates have been declared elected unopposed from the four phase constituencies in the state.
State Election Commissioner Manoj Kumar had ordered all the District Magistrates and District Election Officers to open medical aid desks at every counting center and also clearly stated that Kovid-19 will not be allowed to enter the counting venue if it has symptoms.
Political parties like BJP, SP, BSP, Congress, Aam Aadmi Party and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen have also fielded candidates in the panchayat elections. However, the candidates of these parties have fielded not on the party’s election marks, but on the personal election marks given by the Commission.
Votes were cast for the three-tier panchayat elections in 75 districts of the state in four phases. In the first phase, polling was held on 15 April, in the second 19 April, in the third, on 26 April and in the fourth phase on 29 April.
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