Uttarakhand: BJP heading for big win in Haridwar panchayat polls

Updated: Sep 29 2022 11:42PM

Haridwar, Sep 29 (PTI) The BJP on Thursday was on way to recording a good show in the three-tier panchayat elections in Haridwar district winning five of the 44 district board seats and leading comfortably in around 15 others. .

Of the eight seats whose results have been declared so far, BJP has won five, BSP 2 and Congress 1. The counting was still in progress but the BJP is likely to emerge as the single largest party in the district panchayat board with a tally of around 20 seats. .

The BJP-supported candidates have also won 70 per cent of the seats in block and gram panchayats. Out of a total of 316 Gram Pradhan seats, results of 282 have been declared and most of them have been won by BJP-supported candidates. .