MP Panchayat Elections to be Held in 3 Phases

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  • Panchayat elections to be held in three phases.
  • The elections will run from June 25 till July 8.
  • Results will be declared on July 14 and 15.

Bhopal: The MP State Election Commission on Friday announced a three-phased poll schedule from June 25 to July 8 which will be done through ballot papers. The nomination process for the panchayat elections will commence on May 30th and the last date for withdrawal is June 10th till 3 pm.

The model code of conduct has come into force with immediate effect and will stay in place until July 15. The first phase of the local body elections will begin on June 25, the second phase will be held on July 1 and the last phase is scheduled for July 8th. The results of which will be announced on July 14 and 15  state election commissioner Basant Pratap Singh said.

As per the SEC, the three-phase elections will be held for 875 posts of 52 district panchayats (zila), 6771 posts of 313 Janpad panchayats, 22921 sarpanch and 3,63,726 gram panchayat members posts. Over 3.93 crore voters, including over 2.03 crore male and 1.90 crore women voters will exercise franchise at 71,645 polling booths.

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