Punjab Panchayat Samitis Election Results 2018: The counting of votes for Punjab Panchayat Samiti Election 2018 has begun. A total of 150 Panchayat Samitis in Punjab went to polls, on September 19 (Wednesday) wherein 58.1 per cent voter turnout was recorded. In the election, EVM was not used and the polling was conducted only through the ballot paper system.Also Read - Punjab Zila Parishad Election Results 2018: Congress Wins 1,009 Block Samiti Seats, Akali Dal Wins 134
To avoid untoward incidents around 900 police personnel have been deployed at the counting centre, Deputy Commissioner of Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma said. “To ensure transparency, the entire process of counting would be video-graphed ,” Sharma added. Also Read - Punjab Rural Election Results 2018 Live News And Updates: Congress Continues to Lead in Panchayat Samitis, Zila Parishad; Workers Celebrate
Besides, the Punjab Zila Parishad Election Results 2018 will also be declared today. A total of 22 Zila Parishad in Punjab went to polls with Panchayat Samiti on September 19. The voting started at 8 AM and continued till 4 PM in the evening. Also Read - Punjab Rural Election Results 2018: Counting of Votes For 22 Zila Parishads, 150 Panchayat Samitis Begins; Stakes High For Congress, BJP-SAD
The counting of votes will be conducted in the presence of the officers, candidates of the political parties and their representatives.