Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Election 2021 Phase 1 Results Live Updates: The final result for the 3,249 panchayat seats that went to poll on February 9 has been declared. According to latest reports, Jagan Mohan Reddy’s YCP has swept the polls by bagging 2657 seats. On the other hand, TDP has emerged as distant second with 501 seats. BJP in alliance with Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena Party have won 46 seats and other including independents have won on 45 seats. The State Election Commission said that the first phase of polling for 2,723 panchayats in Andhra Pradesh ended peacefully with 81.42 per cent turnout. The counting of votes commenced at 4pm yesterday and results for all the seats is likely to be announced today. In the first phase, 7,506 candidates were in the contest for over 2,700 gram panchayats. Voting began at 6.30 AM and ended at 3.30 PM.
Besides panchayats, elections were held to elect 20,157 ward members. In the first phase, elections were to be held for 3,249 panchayats but 525 had already been unanimously elected and no nomination was filed for a village in Nellore district. The elections are being held using ballot paper. The elections will be conducted in four phases till February 21. As per data available, the first phase of elections saw around 82 percent polling. The State Election Commission said the first phase of polling in the state ended peacefully with 81.78 per cent turnout. The SEC, however, did not provide the total number of eligible voters. “The State Election Commission expresses its satisfaction on completion of Phase-I elections to Gram Panchayats in the state. The percentage of polling recorded is 81.42, which is satisfactory. Krishna District has recorded the highest percentage of 85.06,” it said as reported by PTI. Krishna District has recorded the highest percentage of 85.06 polling,” the SEC said.