May 26 :In Punjab, 70 to 80 percent polling is reported for panchyat elections. Polling remained peaceful barring some clashes at two three places. Polling was postponed at some places today due to clashes. Repolling will be conducted at these places on 28th of this month.
In Tarn Taran district a firing incident is reported and election in six villages of district was postened. In Amritsar district some persons tried to carry away ballot boxes but they were overpowered by the security persons present there.
Elections for about 12 thousand panchyats were conducted today. Today panches have been elected and these elected panches will further elect Sarpanches from among themselves. Courtsey : DD NEWS