Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday claimed victory in Block Panchayat chief polls amid allegations of violence by the opposition events.
Addressing a presser on Saturday night, the chief minister thanked the folks of the state and congratulated occasion employees for BJP’s splendid efficiency.
However, the Opposition has slammed the state authorities over incidents of violence in the run-up to the polls.
Reports of clashes had surfaced from a number of areas of the state with allegations that candidates backed by opposition events weren’t allowed to file nomination papers.
The majority of the incidents befell when the opposition candidates had been prevented from submitting their nomination papers.
Meanwhile, lauding occasion employees, CM Adityanath at a presser mentioned, “trends indicate Bharatiya Janata Party winning in Block Panchayat polls. We worked with the motive of ‘Sabka vikas, sabka vishwas’ in all districts.”
Claiming an impressive present by the BJP in the polls to the posts of block and district panchayat chiefs, CM Adityanath mentioned nearly 85 per cent seats went in favour of the ruling occasion.
Terming the success an final result of the staff work, the chief minister mentioned the BJP and its allies bagged 635 of 825 seats of block panchayat chief.
People’s mandate is in the favour of the BJP, he mentioned in the course of the press convention.
The Chief Minister additionally praised the state Election Commission for the “peaceful and fair” polls.
Conducting such a large election course of peacefully, in a state the place democracy was “mortaged” earlier than skilled criminals and mafia on the idea of caste faith and sect, is praiseworthy, CM Yogi instructed reporters on the BJP headquarters.
CM Adityanath additionally praised PM Modi saying underneath his steering and inspiration, work was achieved with out discrimination for each sections of society.
“The inclination of the people was towards the BJP and I am happy to say that the strategy of the party has yielded this result,” he mentioned.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi additionally took to Twitter and congratulated UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath saying even in the election of block chiefs in Uttar Pradesh, he (Yogi Adityanath) has raised his flag.
“The benefits that the people have got from the government’s policies and public interest schemes have been reflected in the party’s massive victory. All the party workers deserve congratulations for this victory.”
Voting for 476 posts of block panchayat chiefs started at 11 am in Uttar Pradesh earlier at this time and continued until 3 pm following which counting of votes had begun.