BJP sweeps Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls, Samajwadi Party alleges rigging

In what appears to be a excellent political premiere for the BJP ahead of the UP Assembly election early following yr, the celebration has registered a thumping victory by winning 65 out of 75 seats in the Uttar Pradesh Zila panchayat elections.

The Samajwadi Bash was able to get only 6 seats at the polls. The Apna Dal received the Sonbhadra seat although the Jansatta Dal, led by independent MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh or Raja Bhaiyya, has received the Pratapgarh seat.

The Jaunpur seat was received by Srikala Singh Reddy, wife of former BSP MP Dhananjay Singh.

Chairpersons of 22 zila panchayats out of a full of 75 in Uttar Pradesh had been declared elected unopposed on Tuesday with BJP winning 21 seats and just one seat (Etawah) went to Samajwadi Bash.

The districts in which Zila panchayat chairpersons received unopposed are Saharanpur, Bahraich, Etawah, Chitrakoot, Agra, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Amroha, Moradabad, Lalitpur, Jhansi, Banda, Shravasti, Balrampur, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Mau, Varanasi, Pilibhit and Shahjahanpur.

In accordance to reviews, the BJP-supported candidates managed to sign-up victory in Ayodhya and Mathura, the epicentre of Hindutva politics.

Even though in Ayodhya, BJP-backed candidate Roli Singh defeated SP-backed Indu Sen Yadav, in Mathura, BJP-supported candidate Kisan Singh registered a get versus RLD-backed Rajendra Singh Sikarwar.

The BSP did not officially contest the elections and the Congress hit rock base and could not get even a one seat.

Adhering to the BJP’s victory at the Zila panchayat elections – counting for which was completed on Saturday – the Samajwadi Bash employees staged protests exterior numerous collectorate offices in distinctive districts of Uttar Pradesh as the celebration alleged rigging of elections.

Samajwadi Bash chief Akhilesh Yadav accused the ruling BJP of making use of dread and greed to get the posts of chairpersons of the Zila panchayats. He also alleged that the BJP is making use of the administration in each and every district to sign-up pretend instances versus SP candidates and threatening them. The celebration urged Governor Anandiben Patel to intervene in this regard.

Shalabh Mani Tripathi, advisor to UP chief minister, has lauded the persons of Uttar Pradesh and reported, “People have designed it distinct what lies in their coronary heart for those who unfold chaos and corruption in UP. It is a large victory for the BJP. This get of the Zila panchayat election is the victory of the persons of Uttar Pradesh. Those who have misplaced have nothing at all to say, thus they will amount allegations. The persons of Uttar Pradesh have proven their religion in Key Minister Narendra Modi and chief minister Yogi Adityanath. Lots of opposition leaders ended up saying that this is a semi-final, thus the result of the semi-final is out and now the final (UP election) is awaited.”

–IANS

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