Election of Punjab District Council and Panchayat Samiti Live Updates
New Delhi / Chandigarh: The counting of votes for elections of Punjab Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Samiti has been continuing since Saturday morning. Extensive arrangements for security have been made at the voting centres. 11 counting centres have been set up in Jalandhar. More than 900 police personnel have been deployed here.
Under this election, as many as 354 Zilla council councils and 2,900 members will be elected for Panchayat Samiti. There are 22 District Councils and 150 Panchayat Samities in the State. There are 12787395 voters registered. There are 609,953 women and 97 third gender votes.
Before that, the voting was held between the Shiromani Akali Dal and the Congress workers and the allegations of rigging in the elections. The opposition Akali Dal has accused Congress of “capturing booths, making false voting and using force”. Although the ruling party of the state dismissed these allegations and claimed that the voting was “free and fair”.