Jaunpur: During the counting of panchayat elections in Jaunpur district of Uttar Pradesh, 2 candidates were declared victorious by winning a coin after 4 candidates got equal votes. According to official sources, Samarjit village head proved to be Alexander of Muqaddar and Mahendra Maurya became a Kshetra Panchayat member. Both Samarjeet and Vinod received 205-205 votes for the post of Gram Sabha Majhauli head of Sikrara development block.
After this, RO Manish Rai and Block Development Officer Dr. Chhote Lal Tiwari agreed to toss. Samarjeet was declared victorious when the tail arrived. On the other hand, Mahendra Nath Maurya and Rameshwar Yadav, two candidates for Kshetra Panchayat member post from Dunga village of Khutahan development block, got 190-190 votes. With the consent of both, the RO tossed the coin. Mahendra Nath Maurya won with the help of luck.