UP Panchayat election results: Counting agents flout COVID guidelines in Firozabad

Counting of votes has begun for UP Panchayat elections 2021. Counting agents stood in long queues outside a polling station in Firozabad flouting social distancing norms and COVID guidelines. The Supreme Court on May 01 allowed the process of counting of votes of the Uttar Pradesh Gram Panchayat polls while taking into note the assurance given by the State Election Commission that necessary measures will be in place in terms of COVID-19 guidelines.