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bjp: Gujarat: BJP wins Gandhinagar and a pair of different civic our bodies; Congress baggage Bhanvad municipality | Ahmedabad Information

AHMEDABAD: The ruling BJP on Tuesday retained the Gandhinagar Municipal Company (GMC) and received in two different civic our bodies in Gujarat, whereas the Congress took away Bhanvad municipality in Devbhumi-Dwarka district from the saffron get together.
Within the GMC, the BJP established its lead because the starting of counting at 9 am, and ultimately trumped its rivals Congress and the Aam Aadmi Celebration (AAP) by an enormous margin.
The GMC ballot was being seen as a litmus check for the BJP within the backdrop of its sudden and shocking choice to alter the state’s chief minister and all the cupboard just lately, forward of the state Meeting polls due subsequent 12 months. The get together had registered a thumping win within the native our bodies polls held in February this 12 months.
As per the ultimate tally launched by the State Election Fee (SEC), out of whole 44 seats within the GMC, the BJP received 41 seats, the Congress-two and the AAP bagged one seat.
Counting of votes was additionally held for 3 different municipalities – Okha and Bhanvad in Devbhumi-Dwarka district, and Thara municipality of Banaskantha district.
As per the ultimate figures launched by the SEC after counting of votes, the BJP received 20 out of 24 seats in Thara, whereas the Congress obtained solely 4 seats.
The BJP retained Okha municipality by profitable 34 out of 36 seats, whereas two seats went to the Congress.
Nevertheless, in a setback to the BJP, the Congress emerged victorious in Bhanvad by profitable 16 out of 24 seats. The BJP, which managed to win solely eight seats this time, was in energy in Bhanvad since 1995.
Voting for elections to the GMC and the three different municipalities happened on Sunday. Apart from, bypolls to elect representatives on 104 vacant seats of assorted different native our bodies had been additionally held the identical day.
Of the overall 2.8 lakh registered voters in Gandhinagar, 56.24 per cent had exercised their franchise. The voter turnout in Okha and Bhanvad was 55.07 and 62.27 per cent, respectively, whereas Thara had recorded a formidable 73.55 per cent turnout.
In Gandhinagar, the Aam Aadmi Celebration (AAP) had put in a concerted effort other than conventional rivals BJP and Congress.
A complete of 161 candidates contested the GMC ballot, with the BJP and Congress combating in all 44 seats and the AAP in 40 seats.
Within the 2016 GMC elections, each the Congress and BJP received 16 seats every out of the overall 32 seats present at the moment.
Each the events then had equal probabilities of forming the board via a draw of heaps. Nevertheless, on the final second, Congress corporator Pravin Patel switched sides and helped the BJP come to energy within the civic physique.
The most recent election was initially alleged to be held in April this 12 months, however it was postponed in view of the excessive variety of COVID-19 instances rising day-after-day at the moment.

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