Over 70 per cent votes had been polled on Sunday to elect members of zila parishads and panchayat samitis in 9 districts of Haryana. This quantity is anticipated to go up as the info will get up to date, officers stated.
The primary section of panchayat polls was held in 61 blocks of Bhiwani, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Mahendragarh, Nuh, Panchkula, Panipat and Yamunanagar to elect 1,278 panchayat samiti members and 175 zila parishad members.
There have been over 49 lakh registered voters and 6,019 cubicles had been arrange. The polling, held from 7 am to six pm, remained peaceable all through, the officers stated.
Panchkula recorded 77.8 per cent polling whereas 74.7 % voted had been polled in Yamunanagar, 71.8 per cent in Panipat, 71.9 in Nuh, 69.2 in Bhiwani, 66.2 in Jhajjar, 68.8 in Jind, 67.6 in Kaithal and 69.5 per cent in Mahendragarh.
The primary section voting to elect sarpanches and panches will likely be held on November 2.
Haryana State Election Commissioner Dhanpat Singh had earlier stated 133 sarpanches and 17,158 panches had been unanimously elected in 9 districts forward of those polls, whereas 56 candidates had been unanimously elected for panchayat samitis.
Within the first section, 34,371 candidates are within the fray for the posts of panches, sarpanches and members, panchayat samitis and zila parishads. Of them, 19,175 are males and 15,196 ladies.
Total, there are 6,220 gram panchayats, 143 panchayat samitis and 22 zila parishads.
Whereas the outcomes of the polls for sarpanches and panches will likely be declared on the finish of every section of voting, these of elections to elect zila parishads and panchayat samiti members will likely be declared on November 27 after completion of all three phases.
The second section voting — November 9 to elect zila parishad and panchayat samiti members, and November 12 to choose sarpanches and panches — will cowl 9 different districts.
The third and remaining section of polling within the remaining districts to elect zila parishad and panchayat samiti members will likely be held on November 22 and elections to decide on sarpanches and panches will likely be held on November 25.
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