Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Election 2021 LIVE results: YCP extends lead to 2635 in phase 2 polls

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Updated: February 14, 2021 1:27:26 pm

Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Election 2021 Live Updates: Voting for Phase-2 election has concluded mostly peacefully. The panchayat elections began on February 9 and would go on till February 21 in four phases.

AP Municipal Election 2021 Phase 2 Polling, Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Election 2021 Voting Live UpdatesAP Panchayat Election 2021 Phase 2 Voting Live: Over 81 percent polling has been recorded in the phase 2 elections.

AP Panchayat Election 2021 Phase 2 Polling Live Updates: Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy’s YSRCP has again emerged as single largest party in Phase 2 Panchayat polls. TDP has put up a strong come back to counter the YSRCP. As per reports, YCP backed candidates have won 2635 seats while TDP backed candidates have so far bagged 558 seats. BJP in alliance with Jana Sena has won 37 seats so far while others including independent candidates have won 93 seats. A total of 81.61 per cent polling has been recorded in the second phase Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Election today. Highest voters turnout was recorded in Prakasam at 86.93 per cent. Krishna district recorded 84.12%, Guntur 85.51%, Prakasam 86.93%, Nellore 78.04%, Chittoor 77.20%, Kadapa 80.47%, Kurnool 80.76%, Anantapur 84.65%, P.Go 81.75%. The counting of votes are already underway and the results will be pouring in soon. Polling for the second phase has concluded peacefully at most places as minor scuffles were reported between political party supports at some places. In the second phase, elections were to be held for a total of 33,570 ward member posts. Of these, 12,604 ward members have already been elected unanimously. So, the polls are being held to decide the fate of 20,817 ward members. In the second phase, as many as 2,786 panchayats are up for grabs. As many as 7,507 candidates are fighting for sarpanch posts and 44,876 are in fray for ward members. The panchayat elections began from February 9 and would go on till February 21 in four phases. The first phase of election was held on February 9.

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Today, polling began from 6.30 AM and concluded at 3.30 pm. The elections were to be held for 3,328 Panchayat sarpanchs, but 539 have already been elected unanimously and no nomination was filed for three villages. The elections are being held using ballot paper. Totally, 29,304 polling stations have been set up out of which 5,480 have been identified as sensitive and 4,181 hypersensitive. All necessary precautions are in place as per COVID-19 protocols amid tight security and PPE kits will be provided to infected voters.

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    13:27 (IST)14 Feb 2021
    Latest Update: YCP bagged massive 2635 seats

    As per reports, YCP backed candidates have won 2635 seats while TDP backed candidates have so far bagged 558 seats. BJP in alliance with Jana Sena has won 37 seats so far while others including independent candidates have won 93 seats. 

    09:50 (IST)14 Feb 2021
    YSRCP says days over for TDP's threatening politics
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    08:11 (IST)14 Feb 2021
    YCP backed candidates have won 1594 seats while TDP has put up a strong fight

    As per reports, YCP backed candidates have won 1594 seats while TDP backed candidates were leading on 1038 seats. BJP in alliance with Jana Sena has won eleven seats so far while others including independent candidates were leading on 112 seats. 

    21:45 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    YCP extend leads to 1189 seats

    YCP backed candidates have won 1189 Sarpanch seats while TDP backed candidates have so far bagged only 191 seats. BJP's ally Jana Sena has won eight seats so far while others including independent candidates have won 34 seats.

    21:24 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    Latest Update: YCP extend leads to 1077

    YCP has now won 1077 seats, TDP 164, JSP at six

    21:00 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    YCP set to sweep Phase-II polls

    According to latest report, YCP has bagged 1038 berths, TDP has won 152, JSP 5 and others including independent have won 26 seats so far.

    20:00 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    YCP leading the Phase-II polls as well

    As per reports, YCP backed candidates have won 522 Sarpanch seats while TDP backed candidates have so far bagged only 21 seats. In Srikakulam district, YCP won 41 seats, while opposition parties failed to open an account here. In Vijayanagar, YCP won 64, TDP 2 and others 3 seats. YCP won 22 in Visakhapatnam, 16 in East Godavari district and 15 in West Godavari.

    18:39 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    Over 81 per cent polling recorded in Phase 2 Panchayat Elections

    Over 81 per cent polling recorded in the second phase elections. Highest voters turnout was recorded in Prakasam at 86.93 per cent. Krishna district recorded 84.12%, Guntur 85.51%, Prakasam 86.93%, Nellore 78.04%, Chittoor 77.20%, Kadapa 80.47%, Kurnool 80.76%, Anantapur 84.65%, P.Go 81.75%.

    17:43 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    AP Police shares a video showing its personnel serving elderly and specially abled voters during the second phase of Gram Panchayat Elections
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    17:26 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    Many senior citizens and differently-abled voters came out today to vote

    Many senior citizens and differently-abled voters came out today to vote in the second phase of Panchayat elections.

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    16:14 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    Counting of votes begins

    Counting of votes underway for the seconf phase of AP Panchayat polls.

    16:02 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    Over 76 per cent polling recorded till 2.30 pm

    Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Election: Over 76 per cent polling has been recorded till 2.30 pm.

    15:51 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    77 per cent voter turnout till 2.30 pm in Vizianagaram

    Vizianagaram records over 77 per cent voter turnout till 2.30 pm

    15:37 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    65 per cent polling recorded in Chittoor district

    65 per cent polling recorded in Chittoor district till 1.30 pm

    15:21 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    Large turnout in Maoist-affected village

    People cast their votes in large number in Maoist-affected Sampangipadu village in Vizianagaram district. 

    14:55 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    TDP leaders met SEC complaining malpractice in Patna-Yellampet Polls

    Amravati: TDP leaders met SEC complaining malpractice in Patna-Yellampet. They alleged forced consensus in Macharla, Punganur and Thambalapally. TDP demand re-election and challeged YCP to prepare for re-election.

    14:29 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    12,604 ward members have already been elected unanimously

    Elections were to be held for a total of 33,570 ward member posts. Of these, 12,604 ward members have already been elected unanimously. So, the polls are being held to decide the fate of 20,817 ward members.

    14:14 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    Andhra Pradesh Gram Panchayat elections: Over 64 per cent polling recorded till noon

    Over 64 per cent polling recorded till noon. The election will continue till 3.30 pm. 

    12:30 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    Andhra Pradesh Panchayat: Election without party symbol

    Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Election Live: The panchayat elections don’t take place on party symbols. However, majority of candidates are backed by regional and national parties. In Andhra Pradesh, majority of votes go to three regional parties — YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s YSRCP, Chandrababu Naidu’s TDP and Pawan Kalyan’s Jan Sena. In 2019 assembly polls, the ruling YSRCP got about 50 per cent vote share, TDP bagged close to 40 and Sena secured over 6 per cent.

    11:23 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Election 2021 LIVE: Counting of votes at 4PM

    Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Election 2021 LIVE: As per notification, counting of votes will take place on the day of election. The voting time is from 6.30 am to 3.30. Counting of votes will begin at 4 PM on election day. Second phase of voting is underway. Third phase of voting will take place on February 17 and fourth on February 21 — counting of votes will take place on the same day. Results will be declared after the completion of counting of votes.

    10:28 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    Total Panchayats in Andhra Pradesh

    Andhra Pradesh has 13,054 panchayats spread into 13 districts — Srikakulam (1190), Vizianagaram (920), Visakhapatnam (925), East Godavari (1103), West Godavari (881), Krishna (980), Guntur (1022), Prakasam (1038), SPSR Nellore (940), Ananthapuram (1003), Chittoor (1372), YSR Kadappa (791), and Kurnool (889).

    08:57 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    District-wise Panchayats going to polls in Phase-I

    Srikakulam: 321Visakhapatnam: 340East Godavari: 366West Godavari: 239Krishna: 234Guntur: 337Prakasam: 229SPSR Nellore: 163Chittoor: 454YSR Kadapa: 206Kurnool: 193Ananthapuramu: 169

    08:21 (IST)13 Feb 2021
    What happened in Phase-1 of Panchayat Polls

    Andhra Pradesh Phase-1 Results: In the Phase-I election, Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy's party-backed candidates bagged 2,657 seats. The TDP came at distant second with win on 501 seats. The BJP in alliance with Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena Party won 46 seats. 

    Polling for the first phase of the Gram Panchayat polls for 2,723 sarpanch and 20,157 ward member positions in 12 districts took place on Tuesday (February 9). The YSR Congress-backed candidates bagged 2319 seats while the opposition TDP settled with 44 seats. The BJP and its local allies secured 31 seats. Independent candidates won 56 seats. The polling percentage was recorded at 81.78 per cent in phase-1.
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