Haryana Panchayat Election:All 7 blocks of the district are holding peaceful elections on Tuesday regarding Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections in Fatehabad district amid isolated incidents. The voting process began at 7 a.m. with mock polls. 629 booths in seven blocks of the district vote for the election of the members of the Zilla Parishad and the block committee. By 12 noon, out of a total of 5 30,000 244 voters, 28.9 percent, 1 53,000 42 47 voters had exercised their right to vote. A total of 102 stalls were set up in the Bhattu Kalan Block. The total number of voters here is 78,701. Of these, 28.2 percent of the 22,187 voters had cast their votes by 12 noon.
A total of 86 stalls were set up in the Bhuna block. The total number of voters here is 74,480. Of these, 27.8 percent of the 20,717 voters had cast their votes by 12 noon. A total of 132 stalls were set up in the Fatehabad block. The total number of voters here is 115,968. Of these, 28.6 percent of the 33,114 eligible voters had cast their votes by 12 noon. A total of 38 stalls were set up in Jakhal Block. The total number of voters here is 34,008. Of these, 36.4 percent of the 12,820 voters had cast their votes by 12 noon. A total of 98 stalls were set up in the Nagpur block. The total number of voters here is 55,055. Of these, 27.7 percent of the 15,248 voters had cast their votes by 12 noon. A total of 98 stalls were set up in the Ratia block. The total number of voters here is 78,983. Of these, 27.5 percent of the 21,694 voters had cast their votes by 12 noon. A total of 109 booths were set up in the Tohana block. The total number of voters here is 98,049. Of these, 29.2 percent of the 27,144 voters had cast their votes by 12 noon.
MLA vote in MP Rohi, riots in Bhirdana and Dadupur village
Fatehabad MLA Dudaram reached his home village MP Rohi. There he cast his vote together with his wife. The MLA appealed to district residents to cast their ballots, saying that this election was a election of brotherhood that preserves peace and love. Birbal Godara, 98 years old, the oldest person in Manawali village, together with his grandson Rakesh Godara, cast his first vote and appealed to all voters to cast their vote.
Some villagers accused Deepak Bhirdana, the representative of the Zilla Parishad Ward 6 candidate in Bhirdana village, of disrupting the election and causing a riot. Villagers say Deepak Bhirdana is clamoring for voters to vote for him. Local police officers calmed the villagers down.
Aside from that, Station No. 9 candidate Bibo Indora has accused Ratia MLA gunman Laxman Napa of threatening voters. Bibo Indora released a video saying that when she reached Dadupur Dhani during the election, Ratia MLA gunman Laxman Napa, his son and his assistant there threatened voters. These people told voters that unless they voted for MLA’s candidate Laxman Napa, development work would not be allowed in their village. Bibo Indora has accused the government of rigging the elections and has called for strict action by the electoral commission.
Provide information about these figures on electoral irregularities
The State Electoral Commission has appointed Yashvendra Singh, IAS, mobile number 9872100001 as general observer in the district due to the general elections of the Panchayat Raj institutions. Kuldeep Singh, IPS, was appointed as Supervisor for Law and Order with mobile number 9416019999 and Narendra Kaushik, Excise and Taxation Commissioner as Expenditure Supervisor with mobile number 8053897370. Accommodation for all observers was arranged at the PWD Rest House on Bhuna Road. Citizens can contact observers for any kind of code of conduct violations and election-related complaints in the general elections of the Panchayat Raj institutions.
Reshuffle: Counting is done at block level, not at district headquarters
The vote count for the Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections will take place on November 27th. This time there was a rearrangement in the counting of the votes. Previously the counting of these elections was done at the district authority, but this time the counting of these votes is done at block level instead of district level. Arrangements have been made for the counting of votes in all blocks of the district, Fatehabad, Tohana, Ratia, Bhattu, Bhuna, Jakhal and Nagpur. After the elections taking place on Tuesday, the EVMs in all these blocks will be deposited in the vaults set up at the block level, while they were previously taken to the district authority for votes to be counted. Due to the counting of votes at block level, the result of these elections will also be available soon this time.