Articles tagged under: Gram Panchayats

Elections of 10,312 Gram Panchayats in Gujarat in December

October 10, 2021
Elections of 10,312 Gram Panchayats in Gujarat in December

Gandhinaga: The State Government and State Election Commission have started the preparations for the election of 10,312 gram-panchayats, term of which shall end in December 2021. The state government has sent the rotation report including the information of general seats, the seats reserved for females and SC, ST and more to the state election commission. The final electoral roll for this election will be declared in the mid of October. The state election commission will declare about th...Read More

Schemes in upcoming State budget for farmers and villages: Rupani

February 14, 2018

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said that his government is going to give special focus on farmers and villages. Rupani said the government will bring many schemes in its upcoming budget for farmers and rural areas. He said the government is drafting the budget with aim to make villages prosper. Money will not be an issue, he said. Rupani said the government will call gathering of Sarpanch(elected village head) of all 18,000 villages of Gujarat in future. He said he wa...Read More

Polling to elect 10,318 Sarpanchs in Gujarat on December 27, nearly 2 crore voters

November 28, 2016
Polling to elect 10,318 Sarpanchs  in Gujarat on December 27, nearly 2 crore voters

Gandhinagar: Elections for 10,318 Sarpanchs(village heads), gram panchayat bodies and by elections for vacant gram panchayat seats will be held in the last week of December this year in Gujarat. According to State Election Commission of Gujarat, polling for Gram Panchayat elections will take place on December 27 while counting will take place on December 29. The polls will involve 91,002 wards and 24,454 polling stations. In one of the biggest election seasons in 6 crore strong Guj...Read More

CM hands over incentive grants worth Rs.10.86 crore to 422 village panchayats

May 02, 2012

Gandhinagar, 2 May 2012 Chief Minister Narendra Modi today handed over incentive grants worth Rs.10.86 crore to 422 villages that became samras in the panchayat elections held in April-2012. Giving out the grants to samras sarpanchs and panchayat members today in a programme held at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar Mr. Modi said that an atmosphere of healthy competition between villages has been created across the state. “Instead of conflicts, the villages are now competing o...Read More

Modi gives incentive to ‘samras’ villages of central Gujarat

March 23, 2012

Ahmedabad, 23 March, 2012 Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi presented incentive awards worth Rs.7.30-crore to 298 ‘samras gram’ panchayats and felicitated their sarpanch (village heads) from seven districts in central zone at a glittering function at Anand today. Villages which elect their panchayat members through consensus instead of elections attain the status of ‘samras gram’. The seven districts covered today are Ahmedabad, Anand, Vadodara, Kheda, Dahod, P...Read More

Election of 1728 village panchayats on 15 April 2012

March 21, 2012

Gandhinagar, 21 March, 2012 Gujarat Election Commission has announced schedule of Gram Panchayat polls involving as many as 29 lakh voters. According to an announcement made today, as many as 1728 village panchayats will witness voting on 15 April, 2012. Notification of poll will be out on 26 March. Read More

“Congress is spreading lies, 75% gram panchayats are with BJP”

January 01, 2012

Ahmedabad, 1 January 2012 Gujarat BJP today dubed Congress party's claim of winning 70% gram panchayayts in Gujarat as falsehood. State BJP in a press release today accused Gujarat Congress of spreading lies. Gujarat BJP spokesperson and former minister Shri IK Jadeja said that rural Gujarat has elected BJP worker or BJP supported local leaders in more than 75% gram panchayats. Jadeja said, "the development model of Gujarat has reached village level, thanks to which as ma...Read More

BJP, Congress both claim 70% victory in Gram panchayt polls

December 31, 2011

Ahmedabad, 31 December 2011 Gujarat BJP President Shri RC Faldu and spokesperson Shri IK Jadeja today in a joint statement claimed victory of BJP on over 70% gram panchayats. They said the results who that in rural areas, the voters are with BJP and have faith in the party. They said the Congress party didn't allow Samras body in many gram panchayats. Even after its negative efforts when over 2,000 panchayts were declared Samras, the Congress party started claiming tha...Read More

65-75% voting in the biggest poll before assembly election 2012

December 29, 2011

Ahmedabad, 29 December 2011 Over 8,000 villages voted today to elect their Sarpanch and panchayat body. Gujarat has total 18,000 villages. Of them over 10,500 were to elect their new Sarpanch today. However over 2,000 Panchayts elected their Sarpanch and local body unopposed. Rest of the villages witnessed election today. Today's election was the biggest polling exercise prior to Gujarat assembly general election scheduled in December 2012. Today's poll involved over 1.00 cror...Read More

Gujarat Gram Panchayat Poll 2011 involving 1.68 crore voters on 29 December

November 29, 2011

Gandhinagar, 29 November, 2011 Gujarat state election commission today announced the details of forthcoming Gram Panchayat elections in the state. Shri P.S.Shah, Secretary of Gujarat state election commission briefed media persons in Gandhinagar today that the elections of 10,509 Gram Panchayats across the state will be declared on 10 December, 2011. Candidates will have to file nomination before 15 December, and nominations will be checked on 16 December. By 17 December, ...Read More

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