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Uttar Pradesh PanchaYAT POLLS: POLITICAL MACHINATIONS CONTINUE...

With BJP & SP leading the polls, BSP Supremo Mayawati on Friday, expressed concern over post-poll violence in UP where at least 6 killed

Lucknow: Urging the state govt to take strict action against culprits responsible for concern post-poll violence, Mayawati said that the violence was very disturbing.

As per reports, at least 6 people have been killed in Gorakhpur, Deoria, Azamgarh, Jaunpur in post-poll violence. 

Moreover, BJP leaders sat on dharnas outside their own homes in protest against post-poll violence in Bengal.

As per reports, UP police have booked over 2000 people for indulging in post-poll violence since panchayat polls started on Mar 26. Filing 203 FIRs, UP police have arrested 621 and detained 6000. 

While over 7.28 lakh arms being deposited by licence holders, mobs attacked several panchayat poll winners in Gorakhpur, Deoria, Azamgarh, Jaunpur, injuring several candidates and their kin after poll results were announced.

In a severe setback to the BJP, the party has lost key districts like - Varanasi, Mathura, Ayodhya, and Gorakhpur in the UP panchayat polls whose results have were declared late Tuesday night.

While the rural polls are not fought on party symbols, most parties have backed specific candidates. 

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