Uttar Pradesh civic polls 2017 result: Big question gets answered today. Did Yogi make it or break it? : India, News
BJP hopeful of registering one other resounding victory.
AAP hopes to make inroads with its maiden try.
UP civic physique election was held on November 22, 26 and 29.
Results of the Uttar Pradesh city native physique elections involving greater than three.three crore voters in 75 districts that will likely be introduced today- is being touted as at least a litmus take a look at for the Yogi Adityanath authorities.
The stakes for the seven-month previous Yogi Adityanath-led BJP authorities are stationed excessive with the CM himself having led high-decibel campaigns for the occasion, together with state unit chief Mahendra Nath Pandey.
Although the BJP has historically been sturdy within the city constituencies, the acid take a look at for Adityanath is to match as much as the saffron occasion’s present within the Meeting polls.
The civic physique polls maintain equal significance for different events together with the Congress, Samajwadi Social gathering and the Bahujan Samaj Social gathering, that are hoping for a comeback after their drubbing within the Meeting elections early this 12 months.
Whereas victory in some municipal firms for Congress might act as a morale booster forward of the Gujarat Meeting polls, wins at some locations might additionally sign a comeback for the Samajwadi Social gathering.
The Aam Aadmi Social gathering (AAP) with its maiden look within the city polls, can also be hoping to make some inroads as we speak.
WHAT DID UP VOTE FOR?
As many as 652 city native our bodies went to polls, together with 16 (nagar nigam) municipal firms throughout the state within the three-phase election held on November 22, 26 and 29 .
The general voter turnout was 52.four per cent, an enchancment of over six per cent factors over the earlier polls however Yogi’s bastion Gorakhpur registered one of many lowest turnouts.
Whereas Congress stronghold Amethi lodged a excessive turnout of about 68.44 per cent.
For the primary time, drones fitted with cameras have been put in in varied districts to take care of legislation and order scenario and for correct monitoring of the election course of.
Studies of bogus voting at a number of cubicles and a few incidents of violence marred the polling course of in the course of the third section of the civic elections.
Violence was reported from Moradabad the place angered by experiences of bogus voting, folks created a ruckus at Thakurdwara polling sales space. Three girls clad in burkhas have been detained by police and have been discovered to be concerned in fraudulent voting.
At many polling cubicles in Saharanpur, folks raised slogans and targetted the officers after their names have been discovered lacking from the voters’ record.
COUNTING AND RESULTS TODAY
The counting course of is scheduled to start out at 8am and to be concluded inside seven hours.
With inputs from businesses
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