The election of 608 Gram Panchayats is being held today for the first time after the transfer of power in the state. This is the first election after the decision of direct election of Sarpanch taken by the new government. Voting is going on today for the selection of sarpanch and members of 608 gram panchayats in 51 talukas. It is curious who will win this election after the transfer of power. Although there is an election of gram panchayats, it is a battle of prestige for the leaders of those talukas.