Uttar Pradesh Gram Panchayat Election 2021 Part-2 Polling tomorrow: Voting for the second section of the UP panchayat polls can be held tomorrow (April 19, Monday). Greater than 3.48 lakh candidates are within the fray for over 2.23 lakh posts in 20 districts and key cities together with Varanasi and Lucknow. Polling will start from 7 am and can proceed until 6 pm. Among the many districts that can go to polls within the second section are Amroha, Azamgarh, Etawah, Etah, Chitrakoot, Kannauj, Gonda, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Pratapgarh, Budaun, Baghpat, Bijnor, Muzaffarnagar, Mainpuri, Maharajganj, Lakhimpur Kheri, Lalitpur and Sultanpur. About 3.23 crore voters are eligible to train their franchise.
There are 11,483 candidates in fray for 787 posts of members of zila panchayats. As many as 85,232 candidates are within the fray for the 19,653 seats of kshetra panchayats. There are 1,21,906 candidates for 14,897 posts of gram panchayats. For the gram panchayat wards, there are as many as 1,30,305 candidates for 1,87,781 posts.
PTI reviews that greater than 2.31 lakh ballot officers have been deployed by the State Election Fee (SEC) for a clean conduct of the panchayat polls. Within the first section of the polls held on April 15, a median polling proportion of 71 was recorded. The final panchayat polls held in 2015 had registered a polling proportion of 72.11.
In view of the Covid-19 scenario, the state fee had mentioned final month that no more than 5 folks could be allowed to accompany a candidate throughout door-to-door campaigning for the panchayat elections. In accordance with PTI, extra election commissioner Ved Prakash Verma mentioned that the three-member groups had been shaped beneath the extra district magistrates to make sure that the directives issued by the fee had been being adopted.
On the district degree, the chief medical officers have been made the nodal officers and stress has been laid on an infection prevention. Voters should put on masks and keep social distancing on the polling cubicles. The fee has additionally issued directions to make circles sustaining a distance of six toes between the voters standing within the queue. The social distancing norms would even be adopted throughout the counting of votes and private protecting tools kits could be organized in keeping with the necessities.