Tamil Nadu Panchayat, Municipal Corporation Byelection result 2022: Counting begins for 180 Panchayat, Corporation seats

TN rural, urban local body byelection 2022 results will be declared on July 12.

Tamil Nadu Panchayat, Municipal Corporation Byelection result 2022: Counting begins for 180 Panchayat, Corporation seats
TN urban local body byelection results: Fight for 180 posts in rural and urban civic bodies underway.

Tamil Nadu local body byelection result: The counting for the casual or byelections for 180 posts in the Tamil Nadu Village Panchayat, Municipal Corporation, Town Panchayat and Rural areas are underway. The elections were held on July 9 and the counting of votes have started from 8 am. Results will be out after 3 pm on the State election commission website today, Principal Election Officer (Panchayats) KA Subramaniam told Financial Express Online. Out of the 180 posts, 171 posts are from the rural bodies, while only 9 posts are from the urban bodies, according to state election officials. Major parties that are contesting these elections DMK, and Pattali Makkal Katchi. Due to the ongoing tussle in the AIADMK party between O Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami, the contestants from the party will be fighting as Independents as both EPS and OPS, being authorised signatories, didn’t sign the forms before the last date for filing nominations, which was on June 27.

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The casual election will include corporation councillors (one ward each in Kancheepuram and Thanjavur Corporations respectively), municipal councillors (one each in Mayiladuthurai and Periyakulam municipalities) and 8 town panchayat ward members in districts including Virudhunagar.

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10:09 (IST) 12 Jul 2022
Tamil Nadu Byelection Results 2022: Results to be declared at 3:00 pm, says TN state election official

Results will be out after 3 pm today, Principal Election Officer (Panchayats) KA Subramaniam said.

10:05 (IST) 12 Jul 2022
Tamil Nadu Byelection Results 2022: Counting for 34 wards underway

The casual elections were held in 34 wards — 12 in urban local bodies and 22 in rural local bodies. Byelections were also held in 476 wards of rural local bodies.

10:02 (IST) 12 Jul 2022
Tamil Nadu Byelection Results 2022 – EPS vs OPS: No AIADMK in the bypolls to 34 wards of rural and urban local bodies

The internal war between OPS and EPS over single leadership has cost the party big in today's byelections. As both leaders couldn't issue the requisite forms for contesting under the party symbol last month, many AIADMK workers will be fighting solo.

09:54 (IST) 12 Jul 2022
Tamil Nadu Byelection Results 2022: AIADMK left out of the casual elections due to OPS-EPS battle

AIADMK workers could not furnish requisite forms to the TNSEC authorities to fight elections on party's behalf in view of the bickering between camps led by O Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami. (PTI)

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