UP Panchayat Polls: BJP, SP claim winning half of zila panchayat members

With the counting for the three-tier panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh extending to Monday night, each the ruling BJP and opposition Samajwadi Occasion claimed that their candidates have received over half of the zila panchayat members.

Whereas the panchayat elections within the state usually are not contested on occasion symbols, this time each the BJP and Samajwadi Occasion had formally declared the names of the candidates backed by them. The Congress, too, had named its candidates on chosen seats.

The BJP on Monday claimed that that out of the three,051 members of Zila panchayat, 918 of their candidates had received and one other 456 had been main.

The SP additionally claimed that greater than 50 per cent of victorious candidates had been backed by them.

“Greater than 50 per cent seats declared up to now have been received by Samajwadi Occasion supported candidates. The BJP has misplaced its floor not simply in city areas but additionally in villages for his or her failure to offer governance, particularly throughout the pandemic, and have been uncovered,” stated SP spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary.

“Whereas outcomes are nonetheless coming, we are going to know the precise depend on Tuesday,” he added.

The Congress, however, averted commenting and maintained that they might share the checklist of their profitable candidates on Tuesday.

“The claims of SP and BJP are false. Whereas BJP had declared its candidates, the SP had not even correctly named its candidates. Each are the victory of unbiased candidates as their very own,” a senior Congress chief stated.

Until Monday night, the State Election Fee had introduced outcomes of two.32 lakh members of gram panchayats, 38,317 gram pradhans, 55,926 kshetra panchayat members and 181 Zila panchayat members.

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