GRAM PANCHAYAT ELECTIONS: 75.36% VOTES POLLED IN LUDHIANA DISTRICT

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DISTRICT ELECTION OFFICER THANKS ALL STAKEHOLDERS FOR PEACEFUL POLLING IN DISTRICT

Ludhiana, December 30, 2018: Deputy Commissioner cum District Election Officer Mr Pradeep Kumar Agrawal today stated that the process of Gram Panchayat elections has been completed peacefully and thanked all the stakeholders for this purpose. A total of 75.36% votes were polled in the district today. Till the filing of this report, results of almost all villages were announced.

Mr Agrawal informed that in block Dehlon 80.63%, in block Doraha 79.10%, in block Jagraon 71.75%, in block Khanna 85.34%, in block Ludhiana-1 64.85%, in block Ludhiana-2 72.82%, in block Machhiwara 82.66%, in block Malaud 85.83%, in block Pakhowal 76.35%, in block Raikot 74.65%, in block Samrala 81.52%, in block Sidhwan Bet 82.52% and in block Sudhar 70.98% votes were polled today. He informed that out of total 984133 voters for these elections, a total of 741610 voters exercised their right to vote today.

A total of 1286 polling booths were set up in Ludhiana district and around 8000 polling staff were deputed on these booths. He said that 156 polling booths were declared hyper sensitive while 324 as sensitive out of the total polling booths in Ludhiana district. Mr Agrawal stated that 192 out of total 941 panchayat’s of Ludhiana district have already been chosen unanimously, whereas 226 Sarpanches and 3059 panches in the district have been chosen unopposed. He thanked the candidates, voters, supporters and media for peaceful conduct of these elections.

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Monday, December 31, 2018