Municipal elections will be held in U.P. in 3 phases from January 9, 2023, results will come on January 21.
• Notification for civic body elections in Uttar Pradesh has been issued. Municipal elections will be held in three phases from January 9 in the state. Polling will be held from 7.30 am to 5 pm.
Uttar Pradesh’s State Election Commissioner Ajay Kumar Shukla announced the date of polling for civic body elections.
•First phase of voting January 9,
• January 13 of the second phase and
• Voting for the third phase will be held on January 17.
Lucknow: Ajay Kumar Shukla said that along with 17 municipal corporations and 200 municipalities, polling will be held in 517 town panchayats. Elections will be held through ballot paper in Municipality and Nagar Panchayat.
The counting of votes will take place on January 21 from 8 am. The state government has sent the election program to the Election Commission. The commission issued the notification on this basis today. Voting is to be held on 17 seats of Mayor, 200 seats of Palika Parishad chairman and 517 seats of Nagar Panchayat. 10% polling stations have been kept in the most sensitive category. Videography of these centers will also be done. Municipal Corporation elections will be held through EVMs while Municipal Council and Nagar Panchayat elections will be held through ballot paper. There will also be a photograph of the candidate on the ballot paper.
State Election Commissioner Ajay Kumar Shukla said that the code of conduct has come into force. Now any transfer, promotion and appointment has been banned. In any odd situation, the permission of the State Election Commission will have to be taken.
He said that this time the body elections will be held from the resources of the state government. We will not take force from outside.
First phase of polling on January 9
Shamli, Meerut, Hapur
Bijnor, Budaun, Hathras
Kasganj, Agra, Kanpur
Jalaun, Hamirpur, Chitrakoot
Kaushambi, Pratapgarh, Unnao
Hardoi, Amethi, Faizabad
Gonda, Basti, Gorakhpur
Voting will be held in Azamgarh, Ghazipur Sonbhadra.
Second phase polling on January 13
Gautam Buddha Nagar, Amroha
Sultanpur, Ambedkar Nagar Bahraich, Shravasti
Ballia, Varanasi, Bhadohi.
Third phase polling on January 17
Saharanpur, Baghpat, Bulandshahr
Moradabad, Sambhal, Bareilly
Fatehpur, Rae Bareli
Sitapur, Lakhimpur Kheri
Voting will be held in Chandauli, Jaunpur, Mirzapur.