Ahmedabad: The much-awaited Gujarat Municiple Corporation elections outcomes are out and ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BPJ) has gained it large by securing native our bodies in Vadodara, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar. As per State Election Commission (SEC), BJP has up to now gained 300 out of the full 576 seats throughout six municipal companies in Gujarat. ALSO READ | Activist Disha Ravi Granted Bail By Delhi Court In Greta Thunberg Toolkit Case
Congress, the primary opposition social gathering, managed to win solely 36 seats. The Congress has not gained a single seat in Surat the place the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), a brand new entrant, made spectacular inroads by bagging eight seats.
Meanwhile, the Bahujan Samaj Party has gained three seats in Jamnagar.
A complete of 192 seats in Ahmedabad, 72 in Rajkot, 64 in Jamnagar, 52 in Bhavnagar, 76 in Vadodara and 120 in Surat have been up for grabs within the native physique polls which was held on February 21.
In Vadodara, the BJP has captured 66 seats out of the full 76 of the VMC, the remainder going to the opposition Congress. In Rajkot, the BJP has captured 68 seats out of the full 72 seats of the RMC, the remainder four seats gained by the Congress.
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In Jamnagar, the BJP has captured 50 seats out of the full 64 of the JMC, whereas the opposition Congress gained 11 seats and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) took three seats, opening their account in Gujarat.
In Bhavnagar, the BJP has captured 44 seats out of the full 52 of the BMC, the remainder going to the opposition Congress.
After Congress’ poor efficiency, a number of metropolis social gathering chiefs tendered their resignations earlier within the day. Ashok Dangar, Rajkot Congress president tendered his resignation. Similarly, Babu Rayka, Surat Congress president and Prakash Vaghani, Bhavnagar Congress president, additionally submitted their resignations.
The AAP, which had fielded 470 candidates throughout six companies, gained eight seats in Surat. Its staff celebrated by slicing muffins after the social gathering gained two panels (every having 4 candidates) within the metropolis.
After sweeping the native physique polls, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel expressed gratitude to the voters and BJP staff for the outcomes.