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Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Elections Results: Both BJP, MVA claim victory

80% gram panchayats have been won by the Maha Vikas Aaghadi, Congress leader and Maharashtra Minister Balasaheb Thorat said.

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Mumbai Updated on: January 18, 2021 22:15 IST
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Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Elections Results Live: Counting of votes begins amid tight security

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Election Results 2021 Updates: No clear winner has emerged so far in the Maharashtra Panchayat Election 2021 with both the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party and the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) claiming victory. As votes were being counted till late Monday, Congress leader and minister Balasaheb Thorat claimed 80 percent of the panchayats were won by the MVA alliance partners. Former CM and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis claimed that the saffron party has emerged as the single largest party. 

Counting of votes for the Maharashtra Gram Panchayat elections began on Monday morning at amid tight security. There are 27,920 gram panchayats in Maharashtra.

Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in Maharashtra took place on a peaceful note on Friday. Polling covered 34 districts barring Mumbai city and Mumbai suburban districts.

According to the Maharashtra State Election Commissioner UPS Madan, there are 20,000-odd seats where members have already been elected unopposed. At least 14 Thane district villages have boycotted the gram panchayat elections to press for their demand to be a part of the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation.

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Election Results 2021:

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Elections Results 2021 Live: Latest trends show, BJP has wins and leads in 2,912 seats. On the other hand, the Shiv Sena has won/leading on 2,724, NCP 2673 and Congress in 1905 seats.

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Elections Results 2021 Live: Congress bags over 4,000 gram panchayats in Maharashtra; 80% gram panchayats won by the Maha Vikas Aaghadi, says Congress leader and Maharashtra Minister Balasaheb Thorat. 

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Elections Results 2021 Live: NCP gets 1,211 seats while Congress manages 994. MNS at 29, Independents and others get 1,348 seats.

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Elections Results 2021 Live: BJP has got 1,373 seats so far

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Elections Results 2021 Live: Shiv Sena-backed candidates get 1446 seats

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Elections Results 2021 Live: The State Election Commission (SEC) had cancelled of poll process in Umrane and Khondamali gram panchayats, in Nashik and Nandurbar districts respectively, after it received evidence of public auctioning of the posts of sarpanch and members of the local governing bodies.

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Result Live: The districts and the district-wise number of gram panchayats are as follows: Thane (158), Palghar (3), Raigad (88), Ratnagiri (479), Sindhudurg (70), Nashik (620), Dhule (218), Jalgaon (783), Ahmednagar (767), Nandurbar (86), Pune (748), Solapur (658), Satara (879), Sangli (152), Kolhapur (433), Aurangabad (618), Beed (129), Nanded (1,015), Osmanabad (428), Parbhani (566), Jalna (475), Latur (408), Hingoli (495), Amravati (553), Akola (225), Yavatmal (980), Washim (152), Buldhana (527), Nagpur (130), Wardha (50), Chandrapur (629), Bhandara (148), Gondia (189) and Gadchiroli (362).

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Result Live: Shiv Sena ahead in 323 seats, BJP in 261

Shiv Sena-backed candidates were ahead in 323 seats while the opposition BJP was ahead in 261. The NCP is leading in 218 places, and the Congress in 136.

NCP ahead in Khalkarwadi panchayat

The Nationalist Congress Party of Sharad Pawar has surged ahead in Karad's Khalkarwadi gram panchayat.

Popatrao Pawar leads in Hiware Bazar of Ahmednagar 

In Hiware Bazar Nagar Tehsil, Popatrao Pawar leads by 7-0. Popatrao Pawar is the farmer sarpanch of Hiware Bazar, a gram panchayat in Ahmednagar district. Popatrao Pawar was hanoured with the Padmi Shri last year for his contribution towards transforming his panchayat.

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Election Results 2021 LIVE Updates: Shiv Sena leads in 278 seats. The Shiv Sena has taken the lead in 278 seats and BJP in 257. The Nationalist Congress Party is leading in 218 seats, while the Congress in 124. The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) of Raj Thackeray is ahead in five seats.

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Election Results 2021 LIVE Updates: The gram panchayats are considered the third tier of governance. Elections for them are not held on party lines, using party symbols. Candidates are allotted election symbols from a list of free symbols.

Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Results: Members elected unopposed to around 20,000 seats

According to a PTI report, Maharashtra State Election Commissioner UPS Madan on Thursday said that there are 20,000-odd of the 27,920 seats where members have already been elected unopposed.

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