Supreme Court allows UP’s panchayat vote recount | India News
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Saturday he refused to postpone the counting of votes in the Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections, scheduled for May 2, but added new rules to the strict Covid protocol for the safe completion of the process for declaration of results in 2,41,451 seats.
All officials and candidates or their agents must show the negative Covid report or undergo a rapid antigen test before they are allowed to enter the counting center. Alternatively, they must have a double dose vaccination certificate. No crowd would be allowed around the counting centers imposing a curfew and no victory procession would be allowed, ruled a bench of judges AM Khanwilkar and Hrishikesh roy.