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UP Panchayat Elections 2021: Bikru Village Free From Vikas Dubey’s Shadow After 25 Yrs, Elects Woman Pradhan

<p>The Bikru village became free from the family of slain gangster Vikas Dubey for the first time in 15 years. Bikru village witnessed a horrific day in July 2020 when Vikas Dubey his men ambushed a raiding police team and killed eight policemen.</p> <p>Soon afterward, the Uttar Pradesh police gunned down Dubey and five of his gang members in separate encounters.</p> <p><a title="Also Read|UP Lockdown: Yogi Govt Extends Lockdown For 2 More Days, Restrictions To Continue Till Thursday 7 AM" href="https://news.abplive.com/news/india/up-govt-to-extend-lockdown-for-2-more-days-restrictions-to-continue-till-thursday-7-am-1456572"><span style="color: #e03e2d;"><strong>Also Read|UP Lockdown: Yogi Govt Extends Lockdown For 2 More Days, Restrictions To Continue Till Thursday 7 AM</strong></span></a></p> <p>&nbsp;Madhu was the winner of the Village head elections, who defeated her opponent, Bindu Kumar, by 54 votes, an official said.</p> <p>Madhu bagged 381 votes, while Kumar got 327 votes.</p> <p>There were 10 people who contested for the post, which was reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC).</p> <p>After winning the election, Madhu told media persons that she decided to contest the election to fight against injustice.</p> <p>For 15 years, the people of Dubey's house won the election of village pradhan unopposed, said an official.</p> <p>Vikas Dubey became the village head for the first time in 1995. After this, locals say, elections were held in the vicinity of Bikru under the influence and fear of the mob boss and his aides. The opposing candidates were suppressed with money and muscle power.</p> <p>As per the current trends, BJP is currently ahead in 210 zila panchayats, SP-182, BSP 56, Congress 45, and others 140. Lakhs of candidates were in the fray for over 7.32 lakh seats in the gram panchayat wards, 58,176 in the gram panchayats, 75,852 in the kshetra panchayats and 3,050 in the zila panchayats in the elections that took place in four phases on April 15, April 19, April 26 and April...

<p>The Bikru village became free from the family of slain gangster Vikas Dubey for the first time in 15 years. Bikru village witnessed a horrific day in July 2020 when Vikas Dubey his men ambushed a raiding police team and killed eight policemen.</p> <p>Soon afterward, the Uttar Pradesh police gunned down Dubey and five of his gang members in separate encounters.</p> <p><a title="Also Read|UP Lockdown: Yogi Govt Extends Lockdown For 2 More Days, Restrictions To Continue Till Thursday 7 AM" href="https://news.abplive.com/news/india/up-govt-to-extend-lockdown-for-2-more-days-restrictions-to-continue-till-thursday-7-am-1456572"><span style="color: #e03e2d;"><strong>Also Read|UP Lockdown: Yogi Govt Extends Lockdown For 2 More Days, Restrictions To Continue Till Thursday 7 AM</strong></span></a></p> <p>&nbsp;Madhu was the winner of the Village head elections, who defeated her opponent, Bindu Kumar, by 54 votes, an official said.</p> <p>Madhu bagged 381 votes, while Kumar got 327 votes.</p> <p>There were 10 people who contested for the post, which was reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC).</p> <p>After winning the election, Madhu told media persons that she decided to contest the election to fight against injustice.</p> <p>For 15 years, the people of Dubey’s house won the election of village pradhan unopposed, said an official.</p> <p>Vikas Dubey became the village head for the first time in 1995. After this, locals say, elections were held in the vicinity of Bikru under the influence and fear of the mob boss and his aides. The opposing candidates were suppressed with money and muscle power.</p> <p>As per the current trends, BJP is currently ahead in 210 zila panchayats, SP-182, BSP 56, Congress 45, and others 140. Lakhs of candidates were in the fray for over 7.32 lakh seats in the gram panchayat wards, 58,176 in the gram panchayats, 75,852 in the kshetra panchayats and 3,050 in the zila panchayats in the elections that took place in four phases on April 15, April 19, April 26 and April 29.</p> <p>&ldquo;As many as 3,19,317 candidates have been elected unopposed in the panchayat elections. This includes seven members of zila panchayat, 2,005 members of kshetra panchayat and over 3.17 lakh members who have been elected unopposed in this panchayat election. As many as 178 candidates for the post of pradhan of gram panchayats were also elected unopposed,&rdquo; the State Election Commission said in a statement.</p>

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