local body polls]
PTI | , Ahmedabad
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 09:24 PM IST
As per the provisional figures, voter turnout of 54.95 per cent across 81 municipalities, 62.41 per cent in 31 district panchayats, and 63.42 per cent in 231 taluka panchayat, was recorded, the State Election Commission (SEC) said.
ANI | , Ahmedabad
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 12:40 PM IST
"I am confident that today the people of Gujarat will cast their votes in large numbers and they will establish Gujarat as the stronghold of the BJP," Amit Shah said.
PTI | , Ahmedabad
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 09:44 PM IST
Counting of votes for the six municipal corporations will take place on February 23, and for the 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayats and 231 taluka panchayats on March 2.
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 09:07 PM IST
The Andhra government has been accused of not honouring the high court’s order dated November 3, directing it to extend necessary cooperation to the State Election Commission to hold panchayat raj elections in February 2021.
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 11:32 PM IST
The ruling YSRCP boycotted the all-party meeting called by the SEC, alleging that the top poll officer had held the meeting in a bid to hurry through local body elections.
Jagan Reddy attacks state election commission for deferring local body polls amid coronavirus outbreak
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 11:19 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy said in his letter to the governor that Ramesh Kumar had not consulted either the state’s chief secretary or health secretary to discuss the status on coronavirus threat before postponing the elections.
Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 12:44 PM IST
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) had filed the petition seeking a stay on State Election Commission’s recent notification to conduct civic polls.