Gujarat Local Body Election Results 2021 Updates: AAP, AIMIM continue streak of bagging seats in Congress strongholds
Gujarat Local Body Election Results 2021 LIVE Updates: AAP and AIMIM have won seats in traditional Congress strongholds. AAP won 31 taluka and 2 district seats while AIMIM is now the principle opposition in Modasa and Godhra.
Gujarat Congress chief Amit Chavda resigns, say reports
Gujarat Congress President Amit Chavda resigns from his post after the party put up a poor show in the Gujarat local body elections, reports News18. According to reports, Leader of Opposition in the Gujarat Assembly Paresh Dhanani has also tendered his resignation.
BJP wins 2,085 seats till 1 pm
BJP's victory tally rises in Bharuch, Ankleshwar
BJP won 12 seats while Congress won eight seats in Bharuch Municipality, The Times of India reported. There are a total of 44 seats in the municipality.
In Bharuch district's Ankleshwar municipality, BJP has won 19 of 36 seats.
24 AAP candidates register victory
As counting of votes cast in the 28 February polls continued, the Aam Aadmi Party said in a tweet that party candidates emerged victorious in 24 seats.
AAP made its debut in the state's local body polls and won 27 seats, all from Surat, in the polls held on 27 February. This was a major blow to the Congress, which was considered the main Opposition party in the state.
BJP leads in 73 taluka panchayats, 60 municipalities
Out of 231 taluka panchayats, BJP leading in 73, Congress in 11 and others in three, Hindustan Times reported. Out of 31 district panchayats, BJP leading in 28. In 81 municipalities, BJP leading in 60, Congress in six and others in one.
BJP leads in Kutch tehsil
BJP is leading in both Unjha nagarpalika and Kutch tehsil, even as counting of votes continues for polls to 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayat and 231 taluka panchayat.
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People had raised doubts about EVM, should be probed, says Chavda
Congress' Amit Chavda said people had raised doubts about EVMs and all these things should be probed. "The election results are totally opposite to what our
expectations were. We had received good responses from people during our campaigning but results do not reflect it. People have raised doubts on EVMs and all these things should be probed," Chavda said.
BJP wins 70 of 81 muncipalities
BJP wins all 31 district panchayats, claims report
Even as counting is still underway,the BJP is leading in 75 of the 81 municipalities and 196 of the 231 taluka panchayats, reported the Times of India. According to India Today, the party has swept the district panchayats elections, winning all 31 district panchayats.
BJP heads to landslide victory
Even as counting is still underway,the BJP has won or is leading in 75 of the 81 municipalities and 196 of the 231 taluka panchayats, reported the Times of India. According to India Today, the party has swept the district panchayats elections, winning all 31 civic bodies.
Results contrary to expectations, says Chavda
Congress leader Amit Chavda, who tendered his resignation as state party chief over the party's dismal performance in the elections to municipalities and taluka, district panchayats, said that the results were contrary to the party's expectations but the party accepts people's mandate.
The results (local body elections) are contrary to our expectations. We accept the public mandate. I accept defeat as the party president here. We will continue to work for the people: Gujarat Congress leader Amit Chavda pic.twitter.com/jrDEVDT87A— ANI (@ANI) March 2, 2021
Congress MLA, son face defeat
JP Nadda thanks people of Gujarat
BJP National President JP Nadda thanked the people of Gujarat for once again reposing their faith in the BJP and congratulated state party chief CR Paatil, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and party workers. The people's decision proves that the residents of the state have maintained their belief in the public welfare policies and that their trust in the Central and state governments has become stronger, Nadda said.
मैं स्थानीय निकाय चुनावों में विकास और विश्वास की प्रतीक 'भाजपा' में पुनः विश्वास प्रकट करने के लिए गुजरात की जनता को हृदय से धन्यवाद देता हूं। इस अभूतपूर्व जीत के लिए प्रदेश अध्यक्ष श्री @CRPaatil, मुख्यमंत्री श्री @vijayrupanibjp व सभी ऊर्जावान कार्यकर्ताओं को मेरी बधाई।— Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) March 2, 2021
आदरणीय प्रधानमंत्री श्री @narendramodi जी के नेतृत्व में देश-प्रदेश प्रगति के नित नए मापदंड स्थापित कर रहा है। जनता के इस निर्णय ने सिद्ध किया है कि प्रदेशवासियों ने लोककल्याण की नीतियों में अपना अटूट विश्वास बनाए रखा है और जनता का केंद्र व प्रदेश सरकार पर भरोसा और मजबूत हुआ है।— Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) March 2, 2021
Gujarat Local Body Election Results 2021 LATEST News and Updates: AAP and AIMIM have won seats in traditional Congress strongholds. AAP won 31 taluka and 2 district seats while AIMIM is now the principle opposition in Modasa and Godhra.
The ruling BJP won all the 31 district panchayats, 70 out of 81 municipalities, and was far ahead of its main rival Congress in the 231 taluka panchayats.
The saffron party has won 6,110 out of the total 8,474 seats while the Congress could only secure 1,768 seats.
The BJP is leading in 75 of the 81 municipalities and 196 of the 231 taluka panchayats, reported the Times of India. According to India Today, the party has won all 31 district panchayats.
Congress' Amit Chavda said that the results were contrary to the party's expectations but the party accepts people's mandate.
"Results of the Nagar Palika, Taluka Panchayat and District Panchayat polls across Gujarat give a crystal clear message- Gujarat is firmly with the BJP’s agenda of development and good governance," tweeted Narendra Modi.
Gujarat Congress President Amit Chavda resigns from his post after the party put up a poor show in the Gujarat local body elections. According to reports, Leader of Opposition in the Gujarat Assembly Paresh Dhanani has also tendered his resignation.
According to reports, the BJP has won in 18 out of 31 district panchayats in Gujarat. These include Ahmedabad, Porbandar, Jungadh, Amreli, Navsari, Valsad, Surat, Dev Bhoomi Dwarka, Gir Somnath, Botad and Aravalli, Kutch, Rajkot, Anand, Vadodara, Tapi and Narmada.
BJP wins eight out of 11 taluka panchayats in Rajkot district. The saffron party has also wrested Rajkot district panchayat back from Congress.
According to reports, AIMIM has won nine seats in the Modasa municipality. Party chief Asaduddin Owaisi congratulated the newly elected representatives.
As per the results available till 1 pm in municipalities, the BJP has so far won 803 seats and the Congress-159. In district panchayats, the BJP has till now bagged 246 seats and the Congress-55. In taluka panchayats, the BJP has so far emerged victorious in 1,036 seats and the Congress in 388 seats.
The BJP gained a lead by winning 2,085 seats, while the Congress won 602 seats so far across various municipalities, district and taluka panchayats in Gujarat where results for 2,771 seats out of the total 8,474 were declared till 1 pm on Tuesday. New entrant Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has won 15 seats, Bahujan Samaj Party five, while Independents have won 42 seats, it said
The BJP has won 16 seats , while Congress has bagged 8 of 24 seats in the Savli Municipality, said reports. With this, the saffron party retains the municipality for the fourth straight term.
As counting of votes cast in the 28 February polls continued, the Aam Aadmi Party said in a tweet that 24 party candidates have emerged victorious so far.
Counting of votes for polls to 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayat and 231 taluka panchayat will be held on Tuesday.
The polling took place on Sunday with municipalities recording a voter turnout of 58.82 percent, while the figure was 65.8 for the district panchayats and 66.6 percent for taluka panchayats.
The final figures were released by the State Election Commission on Monday.
Re-polling was held during the day in a booth in Ghodiya in Jhalod taluka of Dahod district after two EVMs were damaged during Sunday's polling by three people.
The booth recorded around 50 percent turnout during the re-poll, officials said.
Police on Monday said 17 people were arrested in Vadodara for allegedly taking custody of EVMs after polling late Sunday evening in Tarsva in Waghodia taluka.
The mob had claimed the EVMs were tampered and police had to fire a round in the air and lob four teargas shells to bring the situation under control, said a Waghodia police station official.
Polls were held for 8,235 out of 8,474 seats as candidates were elected unopposed on 237 seats and no forms were submitted in two, SEC officials said.
For the 8,235 seats, the BJP fielded 8,161 candidates, Congress 7,778, Aam Aadmi Party 2,090, among others, said the SEC.
The Union health minister also accused the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra govt of trying to cover its 'failures' by spreading panic on vaccines
The minister urged the Centre to give priority to Maharashtra since the coronavirus cases were more in the state and the overall toll was over 50,000
Modi's last interaction with chief ministers was on 17 March during which he had expressed concern over the rise in COVID-19 cases and called for "quick and decisive" steps to check the "emerging second peak"