New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The counting of votes for three-tier UP Panchayat elections 2021 is currently underway and the results for the same is expected by late Monday. So far, 56 Pradhan and 16 Gram Panchayat members have been declared victorious while a tough fight between BJP and BSP is underway. A total of 15858 candidates contested in panchayat chunav, out of which 6001 candidates are in the fray for the post of Gram Panchayat, 474 candidates for Zila Panchayat member and 5188 candidates for District Panchayat.

As per State Election Commission, the counting of votes will continue till all the ballots are counted. For the first time, no victory celebrations will be held due to the COVID-19 surge. Meanwhile, more than 170 people, including three candidates for village pradhan posts (gram panchayat), have been charged under the Disaster Management Act, for flouting Covid-19 protocols, at different police stations in Aligarh.

Here are the LIVE Updates of Aligarh Panchyat Chunav 2021:

5:33 pm: 56 Pradhan and 16 Gram Panchayat members have been declared victorious.

4:11 pm: Gangiri Block Pradhan post winner list: 

Galibpur- Bhamarpal

Bahadurpur- Ram Bharosa

Rampur Madhu Sharma

Bhaunai Jamsher alias Guddu

Bhudia Shila Devi 

Makhdumnagar Nagar Sharada Devi 

Malsai Parrot Ram 

Ninamai Ravendra Yadav 

Chawilpur Shashi Devi 

Tikri Guddi Devi

12:31 pm: COVID-19 protocols flouted at the counting centre

12:30 pm: The counting of votes delayed by one hour in the district.

11:15 am: Khair block's BDO tested positive for COVID-19

9:02 am: BJP, BSP, Congress and SP, are eyeing the panchayat elections.

8:48 am: 47 seats in District Panchayat ward, 1156 in Panchayat ward, 867 in Gram Panchayat and 10,973 seats in Gram Panchayat ward.

8:47 am: Aligarh recorded 62 per cent of voter turnout in the final phase of polling 

8:29 am: Medical Health desks have been set up at all the centres. Officials showing any symptoms of COVID-19 such as cold, cough or fever will be immediately shifted to hospital. Those entering the counting centres will have to undergo mandatory thermal scanning.   

8:00: Counting of votes started in Aligarh

7:59 am: Fate of 15857 candidates to be decided in UP Panchayat election

Posted By: Niharika Sanjeeiv