Polling is underway for 476 posts of block chiefs in UP. During the voting, there are reports of uproar in many districts including Barabanki, Rae Bareli, Sultanpur, Lakhimpur Kheri. BJP workers have blocked the road in Sultanpur. At the same time, in Barabanki, both the sides became face to face. There have also been fights with the police. Police and BJP supporters clashed over BDC voter’s vote in Lakhimpur Kheri too. Heavy police force has been deployed on the spot. The PAC has taken the lead at the polling stations. A total of 145 company PACs have been put in the election. In view of the possibility of violence during the polling, special security arrangements have been made in the sensitive districts. In Barabanki’s Deva, the entire vote was cast ahead of time.
The ruckus that started with the block head nomination has not stopped yet. After the nomination, there was a ruckus in many districts of UP on the day of voting. In Nakaha block of Lakhimpur Kheri district, there was a lot of ruckus over a vote. During this, the police had to lathi-charge. Here BJP supporters and police clashed over the vote of BDC voter. When the police drove the people who were making a ruckus from the gate, everyone reached the highway and started trying to block the jam at around one and a half in the afternoon. Earlier, the case of misbehavior with a woman, which took place here on the day of block head nomination, is still hot. Taking action in this regard, CM Yogi has also suspended six police personnel including the CO Inspector.
At the same time, in Trivediganj block in Barabanki, there was a fight and stone pelting between the BJP and the rebel candidate faction of the BJP itself. The police had to rebuke sticks here too. In view of the ruckus, the police stopped the traffic on the Lucknow-Sultanpur highway for some time. In Jalalpur of Ambedkar Nagar district, there was a dispute and scuffle between MLA Subhash Rai and the police. On the information of the dispute, BJP leaders reached the polling booth with BDC members. After this Subhash Rai also started trying to take his people, but the administration stopped him from going inside.
#WATCH | Samajwadi Party (SP) & Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers clash with each other in Amroha. Police personnel resort to baton charge to control the situation & disperse workers.
Voting for UP block panchayat presidents is taking place today.
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BJP and SP workers clash
Politics has once again heated up in the block chief election. During the voting, there has been ruckus, uproar and fighting in many districts of UP. Vehicles have also been damaged in many places. BJP and SP workers clashed in Amroha. In Hamirpur too, there was a lot of ruckus during the voting. Many people have also been injured during the fight. There has been a lot of damage in the ruckus during the voting. The police had to lathi-charge on the people who were creating ruckus outside the polling stations. At the same time, there is a ruckus in Siddharthnagar also. Here there is an allegation of assault with a BDC member and assault on BJP workers.