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Rajasthan Panchayat Election Results: Counting Underway

by RajasthanDirect
Feb 05, 2015

Counting of votes for Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti which went to polls in three phases in Rajasthan last month has begun here on Thursday.
The Bharatiya Janata Party has won 114 Panchayat Samiti seats while Congress has won 75 out of 6,236 seats in 33 districts of Rajasthan.

Twenty-four Independents also won the Panchayat Samiti polls, according to the state Election Commission.The BJP won 17 wards and Congress 11 out of total 1,014 Zila Parishad wards.

Counting of votes for Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti polls, which were held in three phases in Rajasthan, began at 8 am at all the 33 district headquarters amid tight security.

Around 2,633 candidates contested in Zila Parishad and over 16,100 candidates contested for Panchayat Samitis. The elections were held to elect 1,014 ward members of Zila Parishad and 6,236 members of Panchayat Samiti in three phases in Rajasthan.

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