Prayagraj | Jagran Politics Desk: The counting for UP Panchayat Election 2021 is currently underway on the second day. So far for the post of Gram Panchayat 8 candidates have been declared victorious unopposed while the fate of the remaining 11,922 candidates for 1,532 posts will be out by late Monday evening. Similarly, for the Kshetra Panchayat, 21 candidates have been elected unopposed, there are still 9,812 in the field for the remaining 2,035 posts. 

Looking at the Sunday results, Gyan Devi was elected as the head of Gram Panchayat from Udhampur in Saidabad Block and Bhuvar Lal has won Karaundi Gram Sabha elections via a coin toss, among others. Currently, the counting is taking place at 23 centres, namely Meja's RBS College Meja Khas, Radha Raman Mishra Degree College, Tulapur, Bahria, Gopal Vidyalaya English Medium Koraon, among others. The results of the UP Panchayat election will decide the fate of the 2022 Assembly elections in UP. 

Lakhs of candidates are fighting for 84 seats in Zila Panchayat ward, 2086 in Area Panchayat Ward, 1540 in Gram Panchayat and 19820 Gram Panchayat ward. All the parties, including BJP, BSP, Congress and SP, are eyeing the panchayat elections.

Here are the LIVE Updates of May 3 of Prayagraj Panchyat Chunav 2021:

4:20 am: Fatehpur District: Out of 46 Zila Panchayat member seats in Fatehpur district. 6 seats have been won by the candidates. BJP won 2 seats, SP has won 1 seat while the independent candidate has won 3 seats. 

7:15 am: 51 out of 2,086 posts have been elected unopposed for Kshetra (Area) Panchayat. There are 9,812 in the field for 2,035 posts, whose decision will out by late evening.

7:00 am: 14,057 candidates were in the fray for 84 Gram Panchayat posts out of which 8 candidates have been elected unopposed. The fate of 11,922 candidates for the remaining 1,532 posts is to be decided. 

Here are the highlights of May 2 Prayagraj Panchayat Chunav 2021: 

4:00 pm: Ramesh Chandra Srivastava's son Girija Prasad Srivastava elected for the post of BDC of Gram Sabha Salaiya Khurd. Shailendra Tiwari won from Bargohana Khurd by 40 votes. 

3:45 pm: Rita Devi elected as Pradhan of Salaiya Khurd. She defeated her rival by 29 votes. 

3:30 pm: Raju elected as Pradhan of Shankargarh Chakshivacher by 52 votes. On the other hand, Balaram Verma elected as Pradhan of Bajradi.

3:21 pm: Bahadurpur's IG KP Singh inspected counting centres 

3:20 pm: Pushpraj Singh wins by 78 votes. He garnered 281 votes while Mahendra Singh got 203 votes.

3:14 pm: Gyan Devi becomes the head of Gram Panchayat from Udhampur in Saidabad Block

3:13 pm: Bhuvar Lal wins Karaundi Gram Sabha of Soraon Block. The decision was taken with a toss after Raj Bahadur and Bhuvarlal secured 170 votes.   

2:26 pm: The counting of votes in several centres is slow

1:30 pm: The results of the UP Panchayat election will decide the fate of the 2022 Assembly elections in UP

8:35 am: Counting of votes is taking place at 23 centres, amid the strict COVID-19 protocols issued by State Election Commission

8:25 am: Lakhs of candidates are in fray for 84 seats in Zila Panchayat ward, 2086 in Area Panchayat Ward, 1540 in Gram Panchayat and 19820 Gram Panchayat ward.

8:15 am: 9.11 per cent of voter turn out was recorded in the district

8:00 am: The counting of votes commenced across Uttar Pradesh

Posted By: Niharika Sanjeeiv