Punjab Zila Parishad, Panchayat Samiti election results Live Updates: Congress wins 624 Block Samiti seats, 49 Zilla Parishad seats

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Punjab Zila Parishad, Panchayat Samiti election results LIVE: The counting of votes for the Punjab Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti are underway amid tight security across the state.

Punjab Zila Parishad, Punjab Panchayat Samiti electionPunjab Zila Parishad, Panchayat Samiti election results Live Updates: Counting of votes underway amid tight security

Punjab Zila Parishad, Panchayat Samiti election results LIVE: The counting of votes for the Punjab Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti are underway amid tight security across the state. The elections were held on September 19 to elect 354 Zila Parishad and 2,900 Panchayat Samiti members. There are 22 Zila Parishads and 150 Panchayat Samitis in the state. While 33 nominees were elected unopposed to various Zila Parishads, 369 candidates were declared elected unopposed to the Panchayat Samitis, a PTI report said. It said that a total of 17,268 polling booths were set up and around 50,000 police officials were deployed for the smooth conduct of polling on Wednesday.

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Punjab Zila Parishad, Panchayat Samiti election results Live Updates

16:00 (IST) 22 Sep 2018
Congress celebrates!

Congress party workers have erupted in joy following the good show in the elections. Though the fight was between the Congress and SAD-BJP combine, the Congress was touted as the favourite to win the polls after a gap of 10 years. Congress national secretary Harish Chaudhary congratulated Punjab CM Amarinder Singh for the success.

13:56 (IST) 22 Sep 2018
Congress wins in Gurdaspur

The Congress party has also won all 22 zones of Kahnuwal Block Samiti in Gurdaspur. In Mukhtsar Zila Parishad, the party has won 10 out of 13 zones. Independents have won 3 seats here. Out of 14 Zila Parishad zones in Ferozepur, the Congress has won 10 seats.

13:54 (IST) 22 Sep 2018
Congress wins 624 Block Samiti seats, 49 Zilla Parishad seats

The Congress party has won 624 Block Samiti seats while Akali Dal has won 70. In Zilla Parishad seats, Congress has won 49 out of 354 seats. Meanwhile, Congress workers have erupted in joy and celebrating the party's mega win the elections.

12:37 (IST) 22 Sep 2018
Congress wins 429 Block Samiti seats

The ruling Congress party has so far won 429 seats. The SAD has got 25 seats so far and the AAP has managed to win just 2 seats.

11:47 (IST) 22 Sep 2018
Punjab Zila Parishad, Panchayat Samiti election results (latest visuals)
11:41 (IST) 22 Sep 2018
One-sided fight for Congress!

In Gurdaspur, the Congress party has already won most seats unopposed, making it a one-sided fight. The ruling Congress has been touted as the favourite to win the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections after a gap of 10 years. The main contest is between the Congress and the SAD-BJP alliance.

11:34 (IST) 22 Sep 2018
SAD candidate wins one seat in Jalalabad of Fazilka

SAD candidate Gurdip Singh wins Dehati Zone 1 Seat in Jalalabad in Fazilka district. SAD candidate Harvinder Kaur also won in Bahidhali Zone 1 in Morinda in Roop Nagar district.

11:31 (IST) 22 Sep 2018
Congress candidate wins from Roop Nagar

Congress candidate Rajesh Kumar wins from Ropar (Roop Nagar) Zone 2 seat.The party is also ahead in 18 Block Smiti Zones in Moga.

11:25 (IST) 22 Sep 2018
Congress leads Amritsar, Ferozepur, Ludhiana

Congress' Parneet Kaur wins from Ferozepur Zone 22 by 693 votes. The Congress is also leading in 44 block samiti zones in Amritsar. The party has also taken initial leads in Ferozepur and Ludhiana districts.

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