Monday, January 17, 2022

Rajasthan: Polling for 1st Phase of elections of Zilla Parishad, Panchayat Samiti members of six districts underway

In Rajasthan, polling for the First Phase of elections of Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Samiti members of six districts is underway. Electors will be able to use their franchise till 5.30 p.m. Polling is being conducted for election of 521 members of 25 Panchayat Samitis and their respective Zilla Parishad members in six districts including Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bharatpur, Sawai Madhopur, Dausa and Sirohi district.

Special arrangements have been made for voters at the Polling Stations and social distancing has been made mandatory in view of COVID. More than 26 lakh voters will decide the fate of one thousand 721 candidates in this phase. Elaborate security arrangements have been made for peaceful polling.

The State Election Commission has instructed all the District Election Officers to follow the COVID guidelines in the election process. The polling for the Second Phase will take place on 29th of August and that of Third Phase on 1st of September. The counting of votes will take place on  4th of September.

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