- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Interior Minister Amit Shah congratulated the BJP on its resounding victory in the elections
- The BJP has won more than 60 of the 75 seats
- The full effect of this will be known tonight.
According to the results of this year’s elections, the BJP won 67 of the 75 elections for district panchayat presidents, while the main opposition party, Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi, won only five seats. In addition to SP, Rashtriya Lok Dal, Jansatha Dal and Swathanthran also won.
According to national media reports, Akhilesh Yadav won the majority in the 2016 local body elections. SP had won 60 out of 75 seats at the time.
Samajwadi Party workers staged a protest on Saturday in the wake of the tough defeat. The protesters alleged that the election was rigged. In protest, he was charged with police work in protest.
It started at 11 a.m. Saturday and continued until 3 p.m. The state election commission had said that the counting of votes had started after that. The BJP and the SP were the main contenders for most seats in the election of the district panchayat president.
Subsequently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Interior Minister Amit Shah congratulated the BJP on its resounding victory in the elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the BJP victory was a reflection of the blessings bestowed by the people on development and public service. The prime minister’s response was via Twitter.