UP Panchayat polls: For 1st time in 15 years, village head not from Vikay Dubey’s household

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For the primary time in 15 years, the village head in Bikru, the place after eight police personnel have been killed in an ambush final yr, shouldn’t be going to be from the household of slain gangster Vikas Dubey.

The winner was Madhu, who defeated her opponent, Bindu Kumar, by 54 votes, an official stated.

Madhu bagged 381 votes, whereas Kumar obtained 327 votes.

There have been 10 individuals who contested for the publish, which was reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC).

After profitable the election, Madhu instructed mediapersons that she determined to contest the election to battle in opposition to injustice.

For 15 years, the individuals of Dubey’s home received the election of village pradhan unopposed, stated an official.

Counting of votes started on Sunday for lakhs of panchayat seats in Uttar Pradesh, a course of anticipated to take two days throughout 829 centres.