New Delhi: A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released the first list of candidates for 11 districts for the three-tier panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress also declared their candidates on Saturday (April 3, 2021).
The list released by the party has candidates for the UP Panchayat elections for districts in Agra, Ayodhya, Bareilly, Bhadohi, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Hardoi, Hathras, Jaunpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Mahoba, Prayagraj, Rampur, Saharanpur, Santakbirnagar, and Shravasti.
Here is the list of some of the candidates:
त्रिस्तरीय पंचायत चुनाव के प्रथम चरण मे कांग्रेस पार्टी प्रयागराज(गंगापार) के अधिकृत जिला पंचायत के प्रत्याशियों की सूची गंगापार जिलाध्यक्ष सुरेश चन्द्र यादव ने की जारी।
आप सभी प्रत्याशियों को जीत की अग्रिम शुभकामनाएं।@INCUttarPradesh @priyankagandhi @AjayLalluINC pic.twitter.com/n9oHguJjpG
— Prayagraj Congress (@INCPrayagraj_) April 3, 2021
Earlier on Friday, the Bharatiya Janata Party released the first list of candidates for 11 districts, including Ghaziabad and Gorakhpur. The saffron party released the list of Zila Panchayat wards for Ghaziabad, Saharanpur, and Rampur districts, along with finalising 49 candidates for Ghaziabad, and named candidates for 33 seats in Saharanpur, besides declaring 34 names for Rampur.
This is to be noted that the three-tier Panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh will take place in four phases. The nomination process for the UP Panchayat elections began on Saturday, and it will get completed by April 18. The second phase of nomination will be on April 7 and 8, while the third phase will occur on April 13 and April 15, and the fourth phase will be from April 17 to April 18.
The first phase will include Saharanpur, Ghaziabad, Rampur, Bareilly, Hathras, Agra, Kanpur Nagar, Jhansi, Mahoba, Prayagraj, Bareilly, Rae Bareli, Hardoi, Ayodhya, Basti, Santakbirnagar, Gorakhpur, Jaunpur and Bhadohi. The voting will take place on Thursday (April 15).
The second phase will be held in Muzaffarnagar, Baghpat, Gutmbud Nagar, Bijnor, Amroha, Badaun, Etah, Mainpuri, Kannauj, Etawah, Lalitpur, Chitrakoot, Pratapgarh, Lucknow, Lakhimpur Kheri, Sultanpur, Gonda, Maharajganj, Varanasi, and Azamgarh districts.
The third phase of Panchayat elections will be held in Shamli, Meerut, Moradabad, Pilibhit, Kasganj, Firozabad, Auraiya, Kanpur Dehat, Jalaun, Hamirpur, Fatehpur, Unnao, Amethi, Barabanki, Balrampur, Siddharthnagar, Deoria, Chandauli, Mirzapur, and in Ballia on Monday (April 26).
In the fourth and last phase, voting will be held on April 29 in Bulandshahr, Hapur, Sambhal, Shahjahanpur, Aligarh, Mathura, Farrukhabad, Banda, Kaushambi, Sitapur, Ambedkar Nagar, Bahraich, Basti, Kushinagar, Ghazipur, Sonbhadra, and Mau districts of eastern UP.
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