CM Yogi Adityanath (Photo credit: PIB)
Lucknow: The newly elected representatives of the three-tier panchayat elections held in Uttar Pradesh (Uttar Pradesh) last month will now take oath. The government has directed the village head and gram panchayat members to take oath through video conferencing or virtual means from May 25 to 26. In an order issued on Saturday, Additional Chief Secretary (Panchayati Raj) Manoj Kumar Singh directed all district magistrates to complete all the formalities of taking oath in accordance with the Kovid protocol. He directed all district magistrates to issue notification for formation of gram panchayat on May 24, 2021.
He said the first meeting of the gram panchayat will be held on May 27 after taking oath. The Additional Chief Secretary said that 31,6113 Gram Panchayat members, including 56,1,6 chiefs, will have to take oath. He said it would not be possible to conduct the swearing-in ceremony in such a large number of blocks in the context of Covid-19, so it was decided to take oath through virtual media. Read more: UP Panchayat Election 2021: Ayodhya Hindus choose Muslims as village head, everyone is praising
He said the newly elected representatives would take oath through the officials nominated by the district magistrate through video conferencing or virtual medium. He said the delegates would take oath in their gram panchayat at the panchayat house, community building or common service center located in the gram panchayat area.
It is to be noted that the polling for the three-tier panchayat elections in the state was completed in all the 755 districts in four phases in April, counting of votes was completed from 2 May to 4 May.
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