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Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls dates announced. All you need to know

The Uttar Pradesh election fee on Friday introduced the dates for the upcoming three-tier panchayat polls within the state. At a press convention within the morning, state election commissioner Manoj Kumar mentioned that the elections for 58,189 village panchayats will happen in 4 phases starting from April 15 and concluding on April 29 with counting of votes scheduled for May 2.

The fee, in accordance to an official, had earlier deliberate to announce the dates of the polls on March 27.

Here’s all you need to know in regards to the Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls:

The voting for panchayat polls that may start from April 15 will happen in Ghaziabad, Saharanpur, Rampur, Bareilly, Hathras, Agra, Kanpur Nagar, Jhansi, Mahoba, Prayagraj, Rae Bareli, Hardoi, Ayodhya, Shravasti, Santakbir Nagar, Gorakhpur, Jaunpur, Bhadohi districts of the state, as reported by Live Hindustan.

The second section of voting scheduled for April 19 for the polls can be performed within the districts of Muzaffarnagar, Baghpat, Gautam Budh Nagar, Bijnor, Amroha, Badaun, Etah, Mainpuri, Kannauj, Etawah, Lalitpur, Chitrakoot, Pratapgarh, Lucknow, Lakhimpur Kheri, Sultanpur, Gonda, Maharajganj, Varanasi and Azamgarh, reported Live Hindustan.

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The third section of voting will happen on April 26. In this section, the voters of Shamli, Meerut, Moradabad, Pilibhit, Kasganj, Firozabad, Auraiya, Kanpur Dehat, Jalaun, Hamirpur, Fatehpur, Unnao, Amethi, Barabanki, Balrampur, Siddharthnagar, Deoria, Chandauli, Mirzapur and Ballia will train their franchise, mentioned Live Hindustan.

Finally, the voting course of for the panchayat elections within the state will finish on April 29 with the final section performed in Bulandshahar, Hapur, Sambhal, Shahjahanpur, Aligarh, Mathura, Farrukhabad, Banda, Kaushambi, Sitapur, Ambedkaranagar, Bahraich, Basti, Kushinagar, Ghazipur, Sonbhadra and Mau districts, reported Live Hindustan.

Counting of votes is scheduled for May 2. The Allahabad excessive court docket has just lately requested the state authorities to full the electoral course of earlier than May 25.

On Monday, the state election fee had issued customary working procedures (SOPs) for the upcoming polls amid the surge within the instances of the coronavirus illness (Covid-19).

The fee issued orders to district magistrates/district election officers for guaranteeing compliance with Covid-19 security measures. The tips issued are with regard to sporting of masks, adhering to social distancing, thermal scanning, sanitisation of polling cubicles, polling workers, polling sales space, candidates and voters.

People optimistic with the illness may practise their proper on the finish of the method within the presence of the presiding officer sporting a PPE equipment.

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