BJP hopeful of registering another resounding victory.2 AAP hopes to make inroads with
its first attempt.3 UP civic body election was held on November 22, 26 and 29.
of the Uttar Pradesh metropolitan regional body elections involving more than 3.3
crore voters in 75 districts that will be announced today-is being touted as no less than a litmus test for the< a target =_ blank href =http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/uttar-pradesh-yogi-adityanath-agra-mayoral-polls/1/1096528.html > Yogi Adityanath government.The stakes for the seven-month old Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government are stationed high with the CM himself having led high-decibel projects for the party, along with state system chief Mahendra Nath Pandey.Though the BJP has typically been strong in the urban constituencies, the acid test for Adityanath is to compare to the saffron celebration’s show in the Assembly polls
. The civic body polls hold equal significance for other celebrations consisting of the Congress, Samajwadi Celebration and the Bahujan Samaj Party, which are wishing for a resurgence after their drubbing in the Assembly elections early this year. While victory in some community corporations for Congress could function as a spirits booster ahead of the Gujarat Assembly polls, wins at some locations could likewise signify a return for the Samajwadi Party.AAP AGAIN The
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP )with its maiden appearance in the urban polls, is likewise hopingto make some inroads
today. WHAT DID UP VOTE FOR?As many as 652 metropolitan regional bodies went to surveys, consisting of 16(nagar nigam)local corporations across the state in the
three-phase election hung on November 22, 26 and 29. The general citizen turnout was 52.4 percent, an improvement of over 6 per cent points over the previous surveys however Yogi’s bastion Gorakhpur signed up one of the most affordable turnouts. While Congress stronghold Amethi lodged a high turnout of about 68.44 per cent. TIMERS For the very first time, drones fitted with electronic cameras were installed in numerous districts to keep law and order situation and for proper tracking of the election process.VIOLENCE REPORTED Reports of phony ballot at numerous
cubicles and some occurrences of violence marred the polling procedure during the third phase of
the civic elections.Violence was reported from Moradabad where angered by reports of phony voting, people developed a racket at Thakurdwara ballot booth. 3 females clad in burkhas were detained by cops and were found to be associated with
At lots of ballot booths in Saharanpur, people raised slogans and targetted the authorities after their names were discovered missing out on from the citizens’list.
COUNTING AND RESULTS TODAY The counting procedure is scheduled to begin at 8am and to be concluded within seven hours. With inputs from firms Likewise watch:
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