Bihar Panchayat election notification issued, first phase of polling on September 24, code of conduct also in force
Bihar Panchayat Chunav: The Election Code of Conduct has come into force from today itself. Every election process is reported on the website. Toll free number- 18003457243 number has been issued to help people. Any help can be taken on this. All the information will continue to be available on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube as well.
to be filled. A notification for Panchayat Elections (Bihar Panchayat Elections) has been issued in Bihar and the Code of Conduct has also come into force from today. The first phase of elections will be held on September 24, while the second phase will be held on September 29. The third phase of polling will be held on October 8, the fourth phase will be held on October 20. The fifth phase of polling will be held on October 24. The sixth phase of polling will be held on November 3, the seventh on November 15 and the eighth phase on November 24. Voting will be held in the ninth phase on November 29, the 10th phase on December 8 and the 11th phase on December 12.
With the issuance of notification by the State Election Commission, development works in panchayats in Bihar have been put on hold. The Election Commission said that the elections will begin as soon as the monsoon ends. Most districts will go to polls in 10 phases only. Elections will be held in the 11th phase in the flood edifying area.
Bihar State Election Commissioner Deepak Prasad said that elections will be held in 12 blocks of 10 districts in the first phase. Elections will be held in 48 blocks in 32 districts in the second phase, 50 blocks in 33 districts in the third phase, 53 blocks in 36 districts in the fourth phase and 58 blocks in 38 districts in the fifth phase.
Polling will be held in 57 blocks in 37 districts in the sixth phase, 63 blocks in 37 districts in the seventh and 55 blocks in 36 districts in the eighth phase. Elections will be held in 53 blocks in 33 districts in the ninth phase and 53 blocks in 34 districts in the 10th phase. The 11th phase of polling will be held in flood affected areas. Under this, elections are set to be held in 38 blocks of 20 districts.
The Election Commission said that 8072 Gram Panchayat heads will be elected, with 113307 gram panchayat members. 11104 Panchayat Samiti members will be elected. 1160 Zilla Parishad members will be elected. 8072 Sarpanch will be elected. 113307 will be the election for punch posts.
Four posts will be elected from EVM and two posts by ballot. Mobilizing EVM machines from across the country was the biggest challenge. EVM have been checked in all the districts. Each stage needed 2.56 million EVM. Currently 2.1 lakh EVM have been installed for each phase. 10 percent EVM reserves have been earmarked for the election. 2 lakh ballot boxes have been kept.
1 lakh forces have been deployed throughout the election. All corona guidelines will be strictly followed. There will be no negligence on the corona. The code of conduct has come into force from today. Every stage will have a week’s time for enrollment. The name can be withdrawn up to two days after the enrollment is over. The application will be examined within 3 days.
Earlier, polling will be held in districts where there is no flood. This will be followed by phase-wise polling in the flood affected areas. In a direction issued for nomination, the State Election Commission has said that candidates will be able to file their nominations from the next day of the notification to the seventh day. If there is a public holiday on the last day of nominations, the nomination period can be extended by one day.