Palghar, May 21 (PTI) The police have recovered the body of a 35-year-old man from a well near a school in Dahanu of Maharashtra's Palghar district, an official said on Friday.

.Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India
Panchayat elections were held in the state last month, where a total of 3,050 seats went to polls. . (PTI Photo)

  • A village in UP's Ayodhya, with a Hindu majority population, elected a Muslim gram pradhan
  • Hafiz Azeemuddin Khan was the lone Muslim candidate among 8 aspirants for the post
  • Azeemuddin told media, 'My victory is a shining example of Hindu-Muslim unity

Mathura (UP), Apr 26 (PTI) Owing to the upcoming phase of panchayat elections scheduled in Mathura, all the courts in the district will remain closed on April 29, an official said on Monday.

.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
People show their voter ID as they stand in queue to cast their vote for Uttar Pradesh Gram Panchayat election, amid the rise in COVID-19 cases across the country. (Phot credit: PTI)

  • Gautam Buddh Nagar recorded the highest polling percentage of 48% till 1 PM
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav did not cast a vote
  • Masks and social distancing were made mandatory at booths

.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
The five-year term of the incumbent gram panchayat in Uttar Pradesh expired on December 25, 2020. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Elections to the three-tier gram panchayat will be held on April 30
  • A total of 57,207 representatives will be elected
  • The final reservation list will be released on March 10

.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
The list of reserved seats for the Uttar Pradesh gram panchayat elections will be released on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • UP CM Yogi Adityanath had announced that a rotational system will be followed in the elections
  • The panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh were earlier held in 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, and 2015
  • At present, the state has 826 vikas khands (development blocks), and 58,194 gram sabhas.