Recently, gram panchayat elections were held in Karnataka. Election Commission officials said that ballots were used in elections everywhere except Bidar district.
Bengaluru: Counting of gram panchayat elections started on Wednesday amid tight security in Karnataka. According to Karnataka State Election Commission officials, counting of votes is being done in all the taluk headquarters of the state, strictly maintaining the guidelines of Kovid-19 including maintaining social distancing and wearing masks.
At the same time, the Bharatiya Janata Party remains in the forefront in this counting. Voters have given bumper votes to BJP. In Karnataka Gram Panchayat elections, BJP has held the lead in more than 3400 seats. Congress is behind this. The Congress has registered an increase in more than 1500 seats. At the same time, JDS remains at number three. JDS is ahead in more than 550 seats.
Use of ballot papers
Karnataka State Election Commission officials said that the counting of votes started at eight in the morning, which is likely to last till noon. State Election Commissioner B.C. Basavaraju said that more than 1100 security personnel have been deployed at the counting center. Election Commission officials said that ballots were used in elections everywhere except Bidar district.
Let us tell you that in two phases, voting took place on 22 and 27 December for 82616 seats in 5728 villages of 226 talukas in Karnataka. There was a total of 78.58 percent voting here.
Nidhi Malviya is fun loving girl. She writes at NoobFeeds about various topics related to Finance, Technology, Business etc.