Elections of Panchayati Raj Institutions - Under 2020, the fourth and final phase elections of Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Samiti members in 21 districts of the state will be held on Saturday. Polling for this phase will be held on Saturday from 7.30 am to 5 pm. The election campaign for this phase came to an end yesterday.
Election Commissioner PS Mehra said that in the fourth phase, voting will be held for 908 members of the 46 Panchayat Samitis of 21 districts and their respective Zilla Parishad members. About 18 thousand EVM machines will be used in this phase, while more than 36 thousand personnel will conduct elections.
PS Mehra said that in this phase, 52 lakh 55 thousand 889 voters will be able to exercise their franchise at 7346 polling booths. In this, 27 lakh 12 thousand 627 men, 25 lakh 43 thousand 244 women, and 18 other voters will be able to exercise their franchise. He informed that after the completion of polling of all the phases, counting of votes will be done on December 8.