Tuesday, December 21, 2021

The result of the Gram Panchayat election will be announced today

The result of the Gram Panchayat election will be announced today

In the Gram Panchayat elections, an average of 78.30 percent voting has taken place ... The system has made all the preparations for the counting of votes. Then counting of votes will be carried out at 344 places of Gujarat, then 19 thousand 916 staff have been deployed for counting of votes in this direction.

Candidates in 1165 gram panchayats and 9613 wards of the state are uncontested. This type of Panchayati Raj in the state is called Samaras Panchayat. In Gram Panchayat elections, every voter has to cast two votes. One vote for Sarpanch and another vote for Panchayat member in his ward. Due to the large number of wards, ballot papers were used instead of electric voting machines. For this 37,451 ballot boxes have been used at 23,112 polling stations.
Dang district recorded the highest turnout of 84.92 per cent, followed by Tapi at 83.19 per cent and Vadodara at 82.12 per cent, while Patan, Kheda, Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad recorded more than 80 per cent turnout.

Voting was low in Bhavnagar and Gir Somnath

In districts like Bhavnagar and Gir Somnath, the turnout was relatively low at 67.51 per cent and 69.64 per cent respectively. The state Election Commission said that due to poor printing of ballot papers, polling was being resumed at six booths in Panchmahal, Amreli and Porbandar districts.

Voting ended peacefully on Sunday

Polling was peaceful on Sunday, except for allegations of differences at a polling station in Gandhinagar and a clash between candidates at a polling station in Surendranagar district. A voter was beaten by a constable for insisting on carrying a mobile phone inside a polling station in Rajkot. The man has been taken into custody and the incident has been recorded on camera.

Voting was conducted following the Kovid protocol

The protocol issued on Kovid-19 was fully complied with during the panchayat election polls. Care was taken to ensure that polling stations do not become corona spreading centers under any circumstances. Sanitizers and masks were required for those who came to cast their votes.