The first phase of the Jharkhand Panchayat Polls will begin today.

First of four-phase panchayat elections took place on May 14 . In the first phase, 1,127 panchayats covering 72 blocks in 21 districts of the state cast their vote .

Ranchi: Under tight security, the counting of votes for the first phase of the panchayat elections in Jharkhand will begin on Tuesday, according to an official.The first of four-phase panchayat elections took place on May 14.In the first phase, 1,127 panchayats covering 72 blocks in 21 districts of the state cast their vote.The first phase of the elections will begin at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, according to SEC secretary Radhe Shyam Prasad.

The final results would take time to be released as the polling was carried out in ballot papers, according to Prasad.In the first phase, 16,779 panchayat members, 1,127 mukhiyas, 1,405 Panchayat Samiti members, and 146 Zilla Parishad members were declared winners, but only one candidate was left in each of those posts after withdrawal and rejection of nomination papers, so the elections were held on Monday.