Rajasthan Panchayat Election 2021: 5826 candidates will try their luck in six districts
The fate of a total of 5826 candidates will be decided in the elections to be held for 200 Zilla Parishad members and 1564 Panchayat Samiti members of 6 districts of Rajasthan.
Giving information about this, Chief Electoral Officer and Secretary Chitra Gupta said that 653 candidates for Zilla Parishad members and 5173 candidates for Panchayat Samiti members will try their luck. He said that the filing of nominations for the elections to be held in six districts had started on August 11.
Till August 16, 1093 candidates filed nomination papers, 1301 for Zilla Parishad members and 7887 candidates for Panchayat Samiti members, 8940 candidates filed nomination papers. After scrutiny and withdrawal of nominations, 5826 candidates will be seen trying their luck in the election battle. He informed that one candidate for Zilla Parishad member and 26 for Panchayati Samiti member have been elected unopposed.
In Bharatpur, Dausa, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur, and Sirohi districts, polling will be held on 26 August for the first phase, 29 August for the second phase, and on 1 September from 7.30 am to 5.30 pm for the third phase. The counting of votes will start from 9 am on September 4 at district headquarters. The election of the Pramukh, Pradhan will be held on 6 September while the Deputy Chief, Vice President will be elected on 7 September.