UP civic polls: Early gains for BJP in 16 seats, counting continues
BJP’s mayor prospects were leading in Meerut, Saharanpur, Lucknow, Ghaziabad and Gorakhpur according to initial trends
UP regional body polls counting to begin quickly. Visuals from counting centre in Lucknow. (Picture: ANI) The ruling BJP on Friday established early gains in the Uttar Pradesh civic surveys as counting of votes was in development for all the 652 metropolitan local bodies. For the mayoral elections, the saffron party forged ahead
on almost all the 16 seats from where trends were readily available after an hour of counting. BJP’s mayor candidates were leading in Meerut, Saharanpur, Lucknow,
Ghaziabad and Gorakhpur as per initial patterns. Counting of ballots polled in 3 phases on November 22, 26 and 29 was on under tight security cover and CCTV security at 334 centres at district and tehsil head office, the state election commission stated. Central paramilitary forces have actually been released around the counting centres.
Plans have also been produced webcasting of the counting procedure. The outcomes are anticipated by this evening. Results will be communicated to the
prospects through SMS on their registered mobile numbers. Official sources said no procession would be enabled during the counting process and following the statement of the results. Polling was held for 16 nagar nigams, 198 nagar palika parishads and 438 nagar panchayats with an average turnout of all the
3 stages estimated at 52.5 per cent of the 3.32 crore voters. The Yogi Adityanath government, soon after assuming office BJP leaving absolutely nothing to opportunity.