The elections to five,728 village panchayats had taken place throughout 226 taluks of Karnataka for 82,616 seats in two phases on 22 and 27 December
Bengaluru: Initial traits point out that the candidates backed by the BJP have gained a majority of panchayat seats in Karnataka because the counting of votes progressed on Wednesday.
Though these polls do not happen on get together symbols, all political events have put in efforts to make sure that the candidate supported by them wins, in order to have their maintain on grassroot stage politics, which can show advantageous for them in taluk or zilla panchayat and even Assembly polls at any time when it occurs.
According to sources, the BJP has up to now secured 4,228 seats, adopted by the Congress with 2,265 seats, JD(S) 1,167 seats and Independents 678 seats.
Karnataka State Election Commission officers mentioned counting was on in any respect 226 centres on the Taluk headquarters by adhering to strict COVID-19 protocol of obligatory carrying of face masks, social distancing and hand hygiene. Over 1,100 safety personnel have been deployed at
the counting centres, State Election Commissioner B Basavaraju mentioned.
During the election, poll papers had been utilized in all districts besides Bidar, election officers mentioned.
The elections to five,728 village panchayats had taken place throughout 226 Taluks of the state for 82,616 seats. They had been carried out in two phases on 22 and 27 December, the place 78.58 p.c voting was registered.
As many as 2,22,814 candidates contested the election whereas 8,074 candidates had been elected unopposed.
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