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Gujarat Municipal Election Results 2021 and Counting of Votes Live Updates: BJP won 92 of the 575 seats in the Gujarat municipal elections held for six corporations. In its civic polls debut in the state, AAP has won four seats so far, while the BSP emerged victorious in three seats

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BJP won 92 of the 575 seats in the Gujarat municipal elections held for six corporations, News18 reported. In its civic polls debut in the state, AAP has won four seats so far, while the BSP emerged victorious in three seats.

In Rajkot Municipal Council, BJP has won 24 seats of the total 72 seats and has taken the lead in eight wards. Congress has been unable to win any seat so far and is leading in two wards.

In Jamnagar, which has 64 seats, Congress has taken no leads, while BJP and AAP is leading in four seats.

In Rajkot Municipal Corporation, which has 72 seats, BJP is leading in 14, Congress in five and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is ahead in three seats.

The Congress has some reason to cheer in Bhavnagar. As per early leads, the party-backed panel is ahead in Bhavnagar’s ward number 1.

The BJP-backed panel has taken the lead in Ahmedabad’s Asarwa. The BJP is also ahead in Ahmedabad’s Gota, reported News18 Gujarati.

The first leads have started trickling in. In Rajkot’s ward number 17, the BJP-backed panel is currently ahead, according to News18 Gujarati.

An official statement by the State Election Commission said counting centres will be manned by 52 election officers and 58 assistant election officers. At the centres, 664 tables have been laid in 60 halls, where 3,500 counting staff will be posted.

Additionally, over 4,800 security personnel and 227 health personnel have been posted at counting centres to ensure smooth counting of votes.

Apart from BJP and Congress, Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party contested the elections for the first time. It contested in all six cities. Members of Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM also contested on some seats in the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation as Independents.

Polling for 576 seats in 144 wards across six civic bodies – Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar – was held on Sunday.

Ahmedabad recorded the lowest turnout of 42.51 percent, while Jamnagar saw the highest turnout of 53.38 percent, followed by 50.72 percent in Rajkot, 49.46 percent in Bhavnagar, 47.84 percent in Vadodara and 47.14 percent in Surat. Of the total 1.14 crore voters registered in these major cities of Gujarat, 52.83 lakh had cast their ballots,the SEC said in a release.

Elections to 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayats and 231 taluka panchayats are scheduled on 28 February. 

BJP won 92 of the 575 seats in the Gujarat municipal elections held for six corporations, News18 reported. In its civic polls debut in the state, AAP has won four seats so far, while the BSP emerged victorious in three seats.

AAP has secured no leads so far in the Jamnagar Municipal Council, which has 64 seats. The BJP has won in 11 seats and is leading in three seats.

The Congress has won in one ward and leading in one seat. Three BSP candidates also registered a victory in Ward 6.

In Rajkot Municipal Council, BJP has won 24 seats of the total 72 seats and has taken the lead in eight wards. Congress has been unable to win any seat so far and is leading in two wards.

The Aam Aadmi Party, which is contesting its first civic polls in Gujarat, has taken the lead in 15 seats in Surat, leaving behind the Congress, which is leading in 10 seats. The BJP has raced ahead in 45 wards.

BJP emerged victorious in three seats in Jamnagar, while Congress won in one ward. Meanwhile, in Vadodara, Congress won in four wards.

In Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation, which has 52 seats, the BJP is leading in 13 seats and Congress in 7. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has not taken the lead in any seat.

In Jamnagar, which has 64 seats, Congress has taken no leads, while BJP and AAP is leading in four seats.

In Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, which has 192 seats, BJP is leading in 55, while Congress in 9 seats and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has so far not been able to take the lead anywhere.

In Rajkot Municipal Corporation, which has 72 seats, BJP is leading in 14, Congress in five and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is ahead in three seats.

Gujarat Municipal Election Results 2021 LATEST News and Updates: BJP won 92 of the 575 seats in the Gujarat municipal elections held for six corporations. In its civic polls debut in the state, AAP has won four seats so far, while the BSP emerged victorious in three seats.

In Rajkot Municipal Council, BJP has won 24 seats of the total 72 seats and has taken the lead in eight wards. Meanwhile, AAP has taken the lead in 15 seats in Surat, leaving behind the Congress, which is leading in 10 seats.

BJP’s panel registered victories in Thaltej, Vastral and Jodhpur wards in Ahmedabad. In Rajkot Ward 10, BJP’s panel emerged victorious by an overwhelming majority.

The first leads have started trickling in. In Rajkot’s ward number 17, the BJP-backed panel is currently ahead, according to News18 Gujarati.

Counting of votes for 575 seats in six municipal corporations of Gujarat commenced at 9 am under heavy security and strict COVID-19 protocols.

The counting of votes for 575 seats in six municipal corporations of Gujarat, polling for which took place on Sunday, will be held today (Tuesday, 23 February).

The counting of votes will be held for 192 seats across 48 wards in the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, for 120 seats across 30 wards in the Surat Municipal Corporation, 76 seats across 19 wards of the Vadodara Municipal Corporation, for 72 seats across 18 wards in the Rajkot Municipal Corporation, 52 seats across 13 wards in the Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation and 64 seats across 16 wards in the Jamnagar Municipal Corporation.

The State Election Commission in release on Monday said that an average voter turnout  of 46.1 percent was recorded in the elections to six municipal corporations, with 52.83 lakh of the 1.41 crore registered voters exercising their franchise on Sunday. During the 2015 polls to these six civic bodies, 45.81 percent of the electorate had cast their votes, the release said.

As per the final figures shared by the SEC, Ahmedabad had the lowest turnout of 42.5 percent, while Jamnagar recorded the highest turnout of 53.4 percent. Besides, Rajkot recorded 50.7 percent polling, Bhavnagar-49.5 percent, Vadodara-47.8 percent and Surat- 47.1 percent.

Polling was held from 7 am to 6 pm on Sunday for a total of 144 wards across six civic bodies amid tight security and following COVID-19 norms. Top leaders of the BJP, including Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP MP Kirit Solanki, party MLA Rakesh Shah and Gujarat party chief CR Paatil, cast their votes on Sunday. According to reports, Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani also cast his vote in Rajkot, hours after testing negative for COVID-19 .

After exercising his franchise at a polling booth in Naranpura sub-divisional office of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, Shah expressed confidence that the BJP will win the municipal elections.

« The BJP has emerged victorious across the country under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. I am sure that Gujarat, from where the BJP’s victory journey started, will again establish itself as a stronghold of the BJP, » Shah said.

« I am sure that voters will turn out in large numbers and development will win, » he further said.

According to The Indian Express, State Election Commissioner Sanjay Prasad said that polling took place peacefully, without any major untoward incident.

However, the Gujarat Congress lodged nine complaints with the SEC about alleged discrepancies in voters’ list, alleged attempts to intimidate voters, and alleged faulty EVM machines in Ahmedabad civic polls, said the report.  The Congress, claiming violation of poll guidelines, also submitted a complaint against Rupani for flying into Rajkot with a helicopter to cast his vote, according to the report.

The main contest is between the BJP, which has ruled the six corporations for last several terms, and the main Opposition Congress. During the poll campaign, the BJP played the « development » card, while the Congress, which has been out of power in these local bodies for a long time now, cited the « lack of amenities » and the recent fuel price hike to turn the tide.

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has claimed it would be an effective alternative to the BJP and Congress, while Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) is making its debut in the local bodies polls, having fielded 21 candidates in six wards of Ahmedabad.

A total of 2,276 candidates, comprising 577 from the BJP, 566 from the Congress, 470 from AAP, 91 from NCP, 353 from other parties, and 228 Independents, contested the elections.

Besides, nine candidates were also in the fray for by-elections to two seats in the Junagadh Municipal Corporation. After the results are announced today, elections to 31 district and 231 taluka panchayats and 81 municipalities will be held on 28 February.

Updated Date:

February 23, 2021 12:20:15 IST

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