Lucknow | Jagran Politics Desk: Counting for the highly-anticipated Uttar Pradesh' Gautam Buddha Nagar panchayat election results started today at 8 AM in the district's three counting centres. The counting is taking place under the camera's surveillance. Apart from this, the COVID-19 norms are also being followed strictly. The security personnel have also been deployed at various counting centres.

Earlier, in the morning, a senior state election commissioner officer told news agency PTI that the voting will continue till all the ballots are counted. He further said that the counting may take two days.

The results would be a litmus test for political parties, especially for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), ahead of next year's assembly elections in the state. The counting for UP Panchayat elections started at 8 AM and all the protocols issued by the election commission will be followed owing to the current situation of the second wave of coronavirus pandemic.

One of the important seats where polling for the UP panchayat election was held was Gautam Buddha Nagar. The polling for Gautam Buddha Nagar took place on April 19. In Gautam Buddha Nagar, there are 86 posts of Gram Panchayat members.

Here are the LIVE updates of Uttar Pradesh Panchayat election results 2021:

19:51 PM| In Ghaziabad's Nanu village, Poonam won the gram panchayat elections.

14:39 PM| Three agents at Dadri counting centre fined for not wearing mask properly

The police fined three agents at Dadri counting centre for not wearing the mask properly, They were fined Rs 1,000.

13:54 PM| Currently, the counting is taking place in Srihans Inter College in Ghaziabad district. The security personnel have been deployed at various counting centre to ensure that the COVID-19 norms are being followed.

12: 59 PM| Counting underway in Greater Noida. The Times of India reported that BJP spokesperson Karmaveer Arya claims that after completion of the counting of votes, the BJP-backed candidates in the village will be at the forefront of the results.

9:37 AM| A senior state election commission officer earlier told news agency PTI that the counting of votes will continue till all the ballots are counted. the entire process may take two days.

8:34 AM| The counting of votes begins in Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections 2021.

7:48 AM| The counting for the Uttar Pradesh Panchayat Election results will begin at 8 AM. 

Posted By: Deeksha Sharma