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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

Uttarakhand Panchayat Election Result 2019 Live: Over 1200 Gram Pradhan results declared

Uttarakhand Panchayat Election Result 2019 Live Updates: Panchayat elections were held in state’s 12 districts except Haridwar in three phases on October 5, 11 and 16.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Oct 21, 2019 14:17 IST
Uttarakhand Panchayat Election Result 2019 Live: Over 1200 Gram Pradhan results declared
Counting in Panchayat elections in progress at Bhatwari block.

Results for Uttarakhand panchayat elections will be declared on Monday, October 21. Counting of votes will begin at 8 am and continue till the completion of the process.

Elections were held in the state's 12 districts except Haridwar in three phases. Nearly 30 lakh voters cast their votes in over 7,000 gram panchayats on October 5, 11 and 16.

Overall 69% voting was recorded, according to official records.

This time many seats for posts of gram pradhan, member gram panchayat, member zila panchayat and member kshetra panchayat remained uncontested.

Official records show that of the total 21,504 reserved posts, 852 posts for Scheduled Tribe, 7855 posts for Scheduled Caste and 867 posts for Other Backward Classes remained uncontested. Over 18000 posts reserved for women candidates in the state also remained uncontested. The election commission will conduct by-elections for these vacant seats within a month’s time as otherwise panchayat governance will be affected due to the non-formation of gram sabhas.


Here are the live updates:

02:16 PM IST

Agents of two candidates clash in Champawat

Agents of two candidates clashed with each other in Champawat during counting. Police had to intervene to separate them.

<p>Agents of two candidates clash in Champawat </p>
02:09 PM IST

Over 1000 results for gram pradhans announced

In Uttarakhand panchayat polls, 1,212 results have been announced for gram pradhans so far. The maximum results are from Pauri Garhwal with 252 candidates winning the polls. 259 results have been announced for member Kshetra panchayats.

12:53 PM IST

Newly-wed wins Gram Pradhan election in Manorathpur

Hina Parveen, who arrived in Manorathpur village as a new bride a month ago, has won the Gram Pradhan election. Her sister-in-law Shahnaz Parveen, the previous Pradhan, was sacked by the DM before she could complete her term.

<p>Newly-wed wins Gram Pradhan election in Manorathpur</p>
12:36 PM IST

MLA Ram Singh Kaira's wife wins Kukna BDC member seat

Kamlesh Kaira, wife of Uttarakhand MLA Ram Singh Kaira, has won the Kukna Block Development Committee member seat. The seat falls in Okhalkanda block of Nainital district. Kamlesh Kaira is also contesting the post of BDC head.

12:25 PM IST

BJP wins zila panchayat member poll in Kumaon's Madkot

The first result for zila panchayat member has come from Kumaon's Madkot in Pithoragarh. Deepa Pangti has won on this seat by 400 seats.

11:50 AM IST

26 results announced so far

Uttarakhand Panchayat Elections Results announced so far: 26

Independent : 15

BJP : 7

Congress 4

11:26 AM IST

First phase of counting in Gram Pradhan, BDS members completed in Raipur block

The first phase of counting for Gram Pradhan and BDS members has been completed in Raipur block. Results for posts of four Gram Pradhan have been announced.

10:45 AM IST

Nekana gram sabha candidate wins by 2 votes

In a thrilling contest, Deepa Negi won the Nekana Gram Pradhan poll, defeating her nearest rival by just two votes. The Nekana gram sabha comes under Ramgarh block of Nainital distric.

<p>Nekana gram sabha candidate wins by 2 votes</p>
Nekana gram sabha winning candidate (in centre) with her supporters
10:40 AM IST

182 results for gram pradhan posts announced

So far, 182 results have been announced for gram pradhan posts, while two results have been announced for Kshetra Panchayat.

10:40 AM IST

Over 1500 candidates elected unopposed for post of gram pradhan

1,515 candidates for post of gram pradhan have been elected unopposed in Uttarakhand.

10:08 AM IST

Votes for post of gram pradhan being counted first

Votes for the post of gram pradhan are being counted first in Uttarakhand panchayat elections. At present votes for 43 candidates are being counted.

10:05 AM IST

First result from Dharchula in Pithoragarh

The first result in Uttarakhand Panchayat elections has come in from Dharchula in Pithoragarh in Kumaon district. Brijesh Garbyal has been elected as Gram Pradhan in Garbyang gram sabha.

09:48 AM IST

Counting taking place in all 15 blocks in Pauri district

Counting in all 15 blocks of Pauri district began at 8 am amid elaborate security arrangements.

<p>Counting taking place in all 15 blocks in Pauri district</p>
Counting in progress at a booth in Pauri, October 21, 2019
09:45 AM IST

Counting in progress at in Champawat

Election officials counting votes in Champawat.

<p>Counting in progress at in Champawat</p>
08:11 AM IST

People gather outside a counting booth

People gathered outside a counting booth in Champawat, Uttarakhand

<p>People gather outside a counting booth</p>

First published: Oct 21, 2019 05:28 IST