State BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh advised reporters that the success of the get together was as a result of welfare insurance policies initiated by its authorities and the recognition of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
“The BJP+ (BJP and its allies) has won 67 out of 75 seats of zila panchayat chairpersons. For these unprecedented outcomes, I thank the folks of the state and hardworking get together staff,” he mentioned in a Hindi tweet.
The polling for the seats had begun at 11 am and continued until 3 pm. Meanwhile, a video surfaced on social media, through which former Samajwadi Party MP from Chandauli Ramkishun Yadav will be seen falling on the toes of members of a zila panchayat, allegedly to hunt votes for his nephew, prompting UP BJP spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi to take a jibe at his get together.
In a Hindi tweet, Tripathi mentioned, “Those (SP) who fled up to now elections have been seen falling on the toes of voters and begging for votes. (*67*) happened on Friday evening.”
SP MLC Ashutosh Sinha mentioned Yadav solely touched the toes of unbiased voters.
“Tej Narayan Yadav is the nephew of Ramkishun Yadav. Tej Narayan is supported by the SP for the put up of the zila panchayat chairperson,” he advised PTI. Chairpersons of 22 zila panchayats have been declared elected unopposed on Tuesday. Of these, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed to have won 21 seats.
The state Election Commission didn’t announce the get together affiliation of the profitable candidates.
The panchayat polls or these for district panchayat chiefs aren’t held on a celebration image however candidates benefit from the tacit help of numerous events.
The districts the place zila panchayat chairpersons won unopposed are Saharanpur, Bahraich, Etawah, Chitrakoot, Agra, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Amroha, Moradabad, Lalitpur, Jhansi, Banda, Shravasti, Balrampur, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Mau, Varanasi, Pilibhit and Shahjahanpur.
Zila panchayat chiefs are elected from among the many elected members of zila panchayats.
The four-phase panchayat polls concluded within the state final month.
On Monday, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati had mentioned her get together has determined to not contest the zila panchayat chief elections because it needs to channel its power on strengthening the organisation earlier than the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls subsequent yr.
The BSP president asserted that the folks of the state need her get together to kind the following authorities.
Once the BSP types its authorities within the state, the bulk of the zila panchayat chairman themselves will be a part of the BSP as they can not operate with out energy. We have stored this reality in thoughts and so determined to not contest the election, she had mentioned.