Gujarat Gram Panchayat Election Results 2021 Highlights: Results of 6,481 village panchayats announced, BJP MLA’s wife loses in Mobri

Gujarat Local Body Election 2021 Results, 2021 Gujarat Gram Panchayat Election Results Live Update: The sarpanch election recorded a turnout of 77.03 per cent, while that of ward members was 72.92 per cent.

Gujarat Local Body Election 2021 Results, 2021 Gujarat Gram Panchayat Election Results Live Update: The sarpanch election recorded a turnout of 77.03 per cent, while that of ward members was 72.92 per cent.

Gujarat Local Body Election Results 2021 Highlights: The State Election Commission had by Tuesday night declared the results of 6,481 out of 8,686 village panchayats in Gujarat. The elections had been held two days ago. Candidates in panchayat elections stand individually and not on party tickets, though they may be affiliated to political parties otherwise. Counting of votes was underway across 344 centres since 9 in the morning. The voting had taken place through ballot papers. Counting for 2,205 seats was yet to be completed, the state election body said. As results came in, a clash broke out between the supporters of winning and defeated candidates at Hinglot village in Bharuch district.

The polls, which were held with strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols, were peaceful except for allegations of rigging at one booth in Gandhinagar, and a clash between candidates at a booth in Surendranagar that led to suspension of voting. The election is seen as the last major test for political parties ahead of the state Assembly elections scheduled in December next year.

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A total of 27,200 candidates were in the fray for the posts of sarpanch, and 1,19,998 to become panchayat members.

1:20 (IST) 22 Dec 2021
BJP MLA’s wife loses panchayat election in Mobri

Jashuben Sabariya, wife of BJP MLA Parsottam Sabariya, suffered a major setback as she lost election to the village panchayat of Trajpar in Mobri district.

9:57 (IST) 22 Dec 2021
Results of 6,481 out of 8,686 village panchayats announced

The State Election Commission had by Tuesday night declared the results of 6,481 out of 8,686 village panchayats in Gujarat. The elections had been held two days ago. Candidates in panchayat elections stand individually and not on party tickets, though they may be affiliated to political parties otherwise. Counting of votes was underway across 344 centres since 9 in the morning. The voting had taken place through ballot papers. Counting for 2,205 seats was yet to be completed, the state election body said. As results came in, a clash broke out between the supporters of winning and defeated candidates at Hinglot village in Bharuch district.

8:42 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
Jayesh Boghra elected sarpanch of Ramnagar village in Rajkot district

Jayesh Boghra has been elected sarpanch of Ramnagar village in Rajkot district.

8:41 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
Results of 5,331 gram panchayats declared till 6 pm

Out of the 8,686 gram panchayats, results of 5,331 were declared till 6 pm.

2:53 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
Winner decided through chit

Vadodara district witnessed a tie between two sarpanch candidates in Bakrol village of Waghodia taluka when Kanu Nayka and Shailesh Nayka bagged 401 votes each. The returning officer decided the winner by way of picking a chit. Kanu Nayka was declared Sarpanch.

1:51 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
Jayesh Boghra elected sarpanch from Ramnagar in Rajkot

Jayesh Boghra, who was elected chairman of Rajkot Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) early this month, has been elected as sarpanch of his native village Ramnagar in Rajkot district. He succeeds his wife Payal in the village panchayat post. 

11:46 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
Litmus test for parties ahead of Gujarat Assembly polls

The election is seen as the last major test for political parties ahead of the Assembly elections scheduled in December next year.

10:00 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
Counting of votes underway

Counting of votes for Gujarat Gram Panchayat Elections 2021 is underway. It is seen as a litmus test for parties ahead of the assembly polls in the state due next year.

9:51 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
Voting majorly peaceful in Gujarat villages

The polls, which were held with strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols, were peaceful except for allegations of rigging at one booth in Gandhinagar, and a clash between candidates at a booth in Surendranagar that led to suspension of voting.

9:40 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
Voting done through ballot papers, counting to take time

Since voting was done through ballot paper in all the villages, the counting of votes will be a time-consuming process.

8:45 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
Surrogate elected unopposed as sarpanch

Bhanu Vankar, 43, who has turned her life around by renting her womb twice to become surrogate mother of two childless couples, has been elected unopposed as sarpanch of her village Gorva in Borsad taluka of Anand in the recently held village polls.

7:52 (IST) 21 Dec 2021
High voter turnout recorded in sarpanch election

In sarpanch election, Dangs district reported the highest turnout of 84.92 per cent, followed by Tapi with 83.19 and Vadodara 82.12 per cent, while it was over 80 per cent in Patan, Kheda, Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad.

A gram panchayat election is fought by a candidate in his personal capacity and not on party symbols, though they remain affiliated to one party or another. In gram panchayat polls, each person is required to cast two votes, one to elect the sarpanch and another for electing panchayat member for his ward.