Uttar Pradesh Panchayat Polls

Ahead of 2022 Uttar Pradesh battle, BJP gets panchayat shot in arm in state

Main opposition Samajwadi Party (SP) won in just five districts, including Azamgarh (SP chief Akhilesh Yadav’s parliamentary constituency), Sant Kabir Nagar, Etawah, Ballia and Etah.

published on : 4th July 2021

Uttar Pradesh BJP drops rape convict MLA Kuldeep Sengar's kin as candidate for panchayat chief polls

In April, the BJP named Sengar's wife Sangita as its supported candidate from one of the wards in district panchayat elections in Unnao but later withdrew her name after backlash.

published on : 26th June 2021

Provide Rs 50 lakh aid to kin of those who died due to COVID during poll duty: Akhilesh Yadav to UP govt

Uttar Pradesh is among the 10 worst-hit states in terms of coronavirus deaths and cases.

published on : 29th April 2021

Voting underway in final phase of Uttar Pradesh Panchayat polls amid surging coronavirus cases

Over 5.27 lakh candidates are in the fray for more than 2.10 lakh seats in 17 districts in this round of the election.

published on : 29th April 2021

10.27 per cent voting in first two hours of Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls phase three

While Kanpur Dehat and Moradabad each recorded the highest 12 per cent polling, Deoria had minimum of nine per cent voting till 9 am.

published on : 26th April 2021

Third phase of Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls on Monday

For the posts of 746 members of zila panchayats, there are 10,627 candidates in the fray. For the 18,530 posts of members of kshetra panchayats, there are 89,188 candidates.

published on : 25th April 2021

Voting underway for second phase of Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls amidst covid surge

Polling will be held till 6 pm on Monday and over 3.23 crore voters are eligible to exercise their franchise.

published on : 19th April 2021