The Bharatiya Janata Party has won 67 of the 75 Zilla Panchayat President posts. The main opposition party, the Samajwadi Party, has five seats in its account. Rashtriya Lok Dal won one seat.
The Bharatiya Janata Party, which is in power in Uttar Pradesh, has waved its flag in the election for the post of District Panchayat President. BJP’s 21 candidates had already won unopposed and on Saturday, after voting for 53 posts, the Bharatiya Janata Party covered the field of opposition.
The BJP registered a landslide victory in the voting held in 53 districts on Saturday. BJP has won in 44 districts except Etah, Sant Kabirnagar, Azamgarh, Ballia, Baghpat, Jaunpur and Pratapgarh. Out of 75 districts, BJP has got 13 out of 14 districts of western Uttar Pradesh, 11 in 12 districts of Brij region, 13 in Kanpur region, 13 in Awadh region, ten in 12 districts of Kashi region and Gorakhpur region. Seven out of the 10 districts of the region have won.
BJP has won 67 out of 75 Zilla Panchayat President posts. The main opposition party, the Samajwadi Party, has five seats in its account. Rashtriya Lok Dal won one seat. Independent Srikala Reddy from Jaunpur and Madhuri Patel of Jansatta Dal Democratic from Pratapgarh. The BJP has defeated the Samajwadi Party in their strongholds Mainpuri, Rampur, Badaun and Azamgarh as well as in Congress’s fort Rae Bareli.
In the election for the post of district panchayat president, which is considered to be the semi-final of Uttar Pradesh’s power, the BJP has got a lot of support from the independent candidates. Along with this, Apna Dal (S), which has an alliance with the BJP, has also won one of the two seats. Shrikala Singh, wife of former Bahubali BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, has won in Jaunpur. Along with this, the Samajwadi Party has maintained the dominance of Ballia and Azamgarh, Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya in Pratapgarh.When his party Jansatta Dal opened the account, in Baghpat, RLD succeeded in registering victory even after all the upheaval.
Out of the 22 districts in which the president has been elected unopposed, 21 are the district panchayat presidents of the BJP. Samajwadi Party has succeeded in saving its stronghold in Etawah. On June 29, as soon as the withdrawal period passed, it was announced that everyone was elected. While 21 of the elected unopposed presidents belong to the BJP, only the chair of the district panchayat president of Etawah is in the hands of the SP.