Harij: The election of Sodhav Gram Panchayat was held at Mamlatdar’s office on Sunday. After the counting of votes of both the candidates of the ward number 1 and the sarpanch, the candidate of the district panchayat Kantibhai Desai’s wife, Diwaben Desai, won the sarpanch election by 48 votes. Former APMC chairman Kanjibhai Desai had to face defeat. The counting of votes for the village panchayat elections was started at 9 am in the morning. The supporters of Sodhav village candidates were present at the Mamlatdar office in the morning.
In the election of Gram Panchayat, 27 votes were registered
First of all, the counting of ward 1 was started. In the ward, Warvaj Nanjiji Thakor won by 20 votes. In the counting of votes of Sarpanch, wife of former District Panchayat member, Kantibhai Desai, was declared the winner by 48 seats. Her rival candidate Amthiben Ishwarbhai Desai got 593 votes whereas Divaben Desai got 641 votes.For Gram Panchayat, only 27 votes were cast. The supporters of the winning candidate expressed their happiness with Abir and Gulal.