UP Panchayat polls: BJP faces setback in Varanasi, Ayodhya; Miss India finalist loses Jaunpur

UP Panchayat polls: BJP faces setback in Varanasi, Ayodhya; Miss India finalist loses Jaunpur

Varanasi/Ayodhya, May 4

While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is main in most districts in the Panchayat elections, reviews coming in from Varanasi and Ayodhya — the 2 districts essential for the get together politics in Uttar Pradesh — will not be precisely encouraging.

There are 40 Zila Panchayat seats in Varanasi and the Samajwadi Party has gained 15 seats whereas the BJP might win solely 8 seats.

The BSP has gained 5 seats whereas Apna Dal has gained three seats and the Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party has gained one seat. Three seats have been gained by independents.

Varanasi is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency and most improvement work has taken place right here in the previous seven years.

In Ayodhya, the Samajwadi Party has gained 24 of the 40 Zila Panchayat seats whereas the BJP might win solely six seats. On the remaining 10 seats, the BSP has gained 5 and independents additionally obtained 5.

Varanasi and Ayodhya have been the point of interest of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s improvement insurance policies and the 2 cities are being developed because the hub of non secular tourism.

The BJP spokesmen refused to touch upon the outcomes saying that they’d introspect on the explanations for the get together’s sudden efficiency.

Meanwhile, Miss India runner-up Diksha Singh has misplaced the Panchayat election from Baskha in Jaunpur district.

Diksha Singh contested for Zila Panchayat member this time after the seat was reserved for a feminine candidate.

A runner-up of Femina Miss India 2015, she had her credibility at stake and confronted defeat even earlier than she might begin her political profession.

BJP-backed candidate Nagina Singh gained with a margin of about 5,000 votes. Diksha Singh ranked on the fifth place in the Panchayat elections, polled solely 2,000 votes in the title of improvement.

Singh, who had come to her native place Jaunpur from Mumbai, made the dearth of fundamental amenities in Jaunpur as the point of interest of her marketing campaign.

She additionally targeted on bettering girls’s scenario in the agricultural interiors.

Diksha, a resident of Chittori village in the Baksha space of Jaunpur district, had gone to Mumbai together with her father after finding out as much as class 3 in the village. IANS


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