Punjab Zila Parishad and Panchayat samiti election results: Congress leads, SAD second

A total of 354 zila parishad and 2,900 panchayat samiti members are in the fray.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 21:45
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Chandigarh: The counting of votes for rural elections in Punjab is underway, and the Congress appears strong as trends emerge from all seats. The polling was conducted on Wednesday. A voter turnout of 58.1 per cent was recorded in the polls for 22 Zila Parishads and 150 panchayat samitis.

The main contenders in the elections are - Congress, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). A total of 354 zila parishad and 2,900 panchayat samiti members are in the fray.

As many as 17,268 polling booths were set up, 35 observers were appointed and nearly 50,000 police personnel were deployed to conduct the polls peacefully.

22 September 2018, 21:45 PM

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22 September 2018, 18:53 PM

The voting percentage was 58 per cent.

22 September 2018, 18:52 PM

In Patiala, the Congress has won 43 Panchayat Samiti seats and the Shiromani Akali Dal won four.

22 September 2018, 18:52 PM

The ruling Congress in Punjab has won the most seats in the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections, IANS reports.

22 September 2018, 16:43 PM

Block Samiti elections results - Congress wins 1009, Shiromani Akali Dal bags 134.

22 September 2018, 16:27 PM

Zila Parishad Results - Congress wins all the six seats of Ludhiana Zila Parishad.

22 September 2018, 15:36 PM

Congress wins 10 of the 13 Zila Parishad zones. Akali suffer massive defeat in Punjab's Muktsar.

22 September 2018, 14:53 PM

Block Samiti election results - Congress wins 862, Akali Dal bags 108, AAP seven and others 26

22 September 2018, 14:47 PM

Zila Parishad results - Congress wins 85 out of 354, Akali Dal wins eight.

22 September 2018, 14:46 PM

Block Samiti results - Congress wins 695, Akali Dal remains a distant second at 102, AAP seven and others 26.

22 September 2018, 13:31 PM

Zila Parishad results - Out of 354, Congress wins 49, SAD four.

22 September 2018, 13:30 PM

Block Samiti results - Congress wins 624, Shiromani Akali Dal wins 70, AAP two and others 14

22 September 2018, 13:29 PM

Three Congress candidates win in Machhiwara block, one Akali Dal candidate wins.

22 September 2018, 13:14 PM

Punjab block samiti - Congress wins 595 out of 2972, SAD bags 63, AAP 2.

22 September 2018, 13:02 PM

Congress wins 46 of 354 Zila Parishad seats, Shiromani Akali Dal wins four.

22 September 2018, 12:47 PM

As per the latest trends of Punjab Zila Parishad election leads, Congress is leading on 429 Block Samiti Zones, Shiromani Akali Dal on 25, AAP on 2, and others on six.

22 September 2018, 11:59 AM

22 September 2018, 11:54 AM

Congress leading on 360 block samiti zones, SAD on 8, AAP on one.

22 September 2018, 11:32 AM

The Congress wins four seats from Samana, Nabha and Sanaur zones in Patiala.

22 September 2018, 11:20 AM

Congress wins four panchayat samiti seats, Shiromani Akali Dal one in Patiala

22 September 2018, 11:14 AM

Congress leading on 18 seats in Moga, 18 seats in Jagraon and 19 out of 27 seats in Ludhiana zone 1.

22 September 2018, 11:11 AM

SAD candidate wins from Tarn Taran district's Pakhoke zone.

22 September 2018, 11:09 AM

Congress wins one seat each in Barnala and Patiala.

22 September 2018, 11:02 AM

After third round of counting, Congress is leading on 19 seats in Jagrao.

22 September 2018, 11:01 AM

Congress ahead in 11 seats in Khanna Congress after third round of counting of votes.

22 September 2018, 10:59 AM

In Ludhiana zone 1, Congress is leading on 14 seats. The party is ahead of 16 seats in Ludhiana zone 2.

22 September 2018, 10:44 AM

As per the latest trends, Congress is leading on 10 of 95 block samiti zones in Roop Nagar district.

22 September 2018, 10:43 AM

In Barnala, Hardev Singh of Congress wins Khudi Kalan block samiti zone 1.

22 September 2018, 10:17 AM

Congress leads on 18 block samiti zones in Moga. The SAD is leading on one block samiti zone.

22 September 2018, 10:09 AM

In Jagraon, Congress is leading in 18 out of 25 seats.

22 September 2018, 10:08 AM

Congress leading on 19 out of 27 seats in Ludhiana zone 1.

22 September 2018, 10:03 AM

Congress wins Ropar zone 2 seat.

22 September 2018, 10:01 AM

In Samrala, the Congress is ahead on 2 of the three Zila Parishad seats. The party is also leading on 11 of the 15 blocks.

22 September 2018, 09:52 AM

Congress candidate Parneet Kaur wins Ferozepur Zone 22 seat.

22 September 2018, 09:52 AM

Congress leading on 44 block samiti zones in Amritsar.

22 September 2018, 09:51 AM

Satnam Singh of SAD has won Nadala Block Samiti Zone, defeating the Congress candidate by almost 400 votes

22 September 2018, 09:51 AM

Congress leads on 10 Zila Parishad seats in Khanna.

22 September 2018, 09:49 AM

Congress has won unopposed in 32 Zila Parishad zones while Shiromani Akali Dal has won in one.

22 September 2018, 08:46 AM

Look at Sidhu's statements, it signifies that he is jittery, says Sukhbir Singh Badal.

22 September 2018, 08:45 AM

I don't want to talk about Sidhu sahab. He is not even getting response over what he is saying, says Sukhbir Singh Badal when asked about the Congress leader's visit to Pakistan.

22 September 2018, 08:44 AM

Imran Khan is the first Prime Minister of Pakistan who has accepted the role of ISI, says Sukhbir Singh Badal.

22 September 2018, 08:43 AM

We were informed that SHOs were told by SSPs to capture booths, says Sukhbir Singh Badal.

22 September 2018, 08:42 AM

Whatever the result be, it is a defeat of the Congress party and its workers. Even senior police officials like SSP are involved in booth capturing, says Sukhbir Singh Badal.

22 September 2018, 08:41 AM

SAD has always been raising the issue of Kartarpur corridor on all possible forums, we are not dependent on what Navjot Singh Sidhu does, says Sukhbir Singh Badal.

22 September 2018, 08:40 AM

Congress has government crisis, leadership crisis. It is just not bothered about common man, says Sukhbir Singh Badal.

22 September 2018, 08:40 AM

SAD workers are dedicated and the Congress government knows this fact, says Sukhbir Singh Badal.

22 September 2018, 08:39 AM

Congress is afraid. The party feels that people are not with them. The ruling party indulged in booth capturing and rigging, says Sukhbir Singh Badal.

22 September 2018, 08:19 AM

The counting of ballot paper votes begins, initial trends expected shortly

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