Elections to Panchayati Raj Institutions- Under 2020, voting has started for the fourth and final phase elections of Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Samiti members in 21 districts of the state.
Polling for this phase started at 7.30 am today. It will now be till 5 pm. Voting is going on peacefully. Tight security arrangements have been made for peaceful polling by the police.
As soon as the polling started, there have been queues of voters at polling stations. Minor disturbances in electronic voting machines have also been reported at some polling stations. However, these were soon corrected.
Election Commissioner PS Mehra has appealed to voters to vote by following the guidance of Corona. In the fourth phase, voting is being held today for 908 members of the 46 Panchayat Samitis of 21 districts and their respective Zilla Parishad members.