News Desk, Amar Ujala, Lucknow
Published by: Pankaj Srivastava
Updated Mon, 14 Jun 2021 10:02 PM IST
The election of district panchayat president in UP will be held from June 15 to July 3. Its notification has been issued.
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Additional Chief Secretary Panchayati Raj Manoj Kumar Singh has issued notification regarding the election of District Panchayat President. He has said that the date of June 15 to July 3 has been fixed for the general election of the posts of District Panchayat President-2021. Now the State Election Commission will release the detailed schedule of the election.
Strong fight between BJP and SP
Before the assembly elections in the state, the election of the district panchayat president is very important. In most of the districts, there is a possibility of a tough contest between the ruling party BJP and SP. BSP is also the main contender for the post of president in many districts. In most of the districts, independent district panchayat members will play an important role in the election of the district panchayat president, whose manipulations have intensified. The winning members supported by Subhasp, AAP, Congress, Apna Dal etc. in different districts will also affect the equation.
Even after the by-election, 6,384 posts of two Gram Pradhan and Gram Panchayat member remained vacant.
In the three-tier Panchayat by-election, candidates were elected on six posts of Zilla Panchayat member and 186 posts of Kshetra Panchayat member. Even after the by-election, two posts of gram pradhan and 6,384 posts of gram panchayat member remain vacant.
State Election Commissioner Manoj Kumar said that the counting of votes for the three-tier panchayat elections took place on Monday from 8 am. After the counting of votes, the results of the by-elections held in one ward each of the district panchayat member in Rae Bareli, Unnao, Lakhimpur Kheri, Varanasi and Badaun were declared on Monday.
He said that the results of the by-elections held on 186 vacant posts of Kshetra Panchayat member, 156 of Gram Pradhan and 14,179 vacant posts of Gram Panchayat member were also declared. He informed that the post of village head has remained vacant in Rampur Devman and Khairi Terai Gram Panchayat of Shravasti. Similarly, 6,384 posts of Gram Panchayat members have remained vacant.