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UP Nagar Nigam Election Results: Saffron Friday for Yogi Adityanath as BJP wins 14 of 16 mayoral seats

As per early trends, the Bharatiya Janata Party is leading on 14 mayoral seats and Bahujan Samaj Party is on two.

Edited by: India TV Politics Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: December 01, 2017 22:28 IST ]
The Nagar Nigams went to polls in three phases on November
The Nagar Nigams went to polls in three phases on November 22, November 26 and November 29.

The counting of votes for Uttar Pradesh's 16 Municipal Corporations (Nagar Nigams) is underway. The Nagar Nigams went to polls in three phases on November 22, November 26 and November 29.

The Bharatiya Janata Party has bagged 14 mayoral seats and Bahujan Samaj Party has managed to win just two seats.

The 16 municipal corporations that went to polls are - Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam, Lucknow Nagar Nigam, Kanpur Nagar Nigam, Meerut Nagar Nigam, Agra Nagar Nigam, Gorakhpur Nagar Nigam, Moradabad Nagar Nigam, Aligarh Nagar Nigam, Jhansi Nagar Nigam, Varanasi Nagar Nigam, Bareilly Nagar Nigam, Allahabad Nagar Nigam, Ayodhya Nagar Nigam, Mathura-Vrindavan Nagar Nigam, Saharanpur Nagar Nigam and Firozabad Nagar Nigam.

India Tv - UP Civic Polls Things you must know

UP Civic Polls Things you must know

In 2012 civic polls, there were only 12 Municipal Corporations. The Bharatiya Janata  Party at that time had swept the urban local body elections in Uttar Pradesh winning 10 of 12 mayoral posts in Nagar Nigams. BJP candidates had won mayoral elections in Ghaziabad, Lucknow, Kanpur, Meerut, Agra, Gorakhpur, Moradabad, Aligarh, Jhansi and Varanasi municipal corporations.

India Tv - UP Civic Polls Things you must know

UP Civic Polls Things you must know

At that time, two more Corporations (Saharanpur and Firozabad) were added by Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government. The BJP government later added another two to the list -- Faizabad and Mathura -- making the count to 16.

HERE ARE THE RESULTS:

1. Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam: Bharatiya Janata Party (Asha Sharma)

2. Lucknow Nagar Nigam: Bharatiya Janata Party (Sanyukta Bhatia)

3. Ayodhya Nagar Nigam: Bharatiya Janata Party (Rishikesh Upadhyay)

4. Agra Nagar Nigam: Bharatiya Janata Party (Naveen Jain wins)

5. Gorakhpur Nagar Nigam: Bharatiya Janata Party (Sitaram Jayaswal) 

6. Moradabad Nagar Nigam: Bharatiya Janata Party (Vinod Agarwal)

7. Jhansi Nagar Nigam: Bharatiya Janata Party (Ramteerth Singhal)

8. Varanasi Nagar Nigam: Bharatiya Janata Party (Mridula Jaiswal)

9. Bareilly Nagar Nigam: Bharatiya Janata Party

10. Allahabad Nagar Nigam: Bharatiya Janata Party (Abhilasha Gupta) 

11. Kanpur Nagar Nigam: Bharatiya Janata Party (Promila Pandey)

12. Mathura Nagar Nigam: Bharatiya Janata Party (Mukesh Arya)

13. Saharanpur Nagar Nigam: Bharatiya Janata Party (Sanjeev Walia) 

14. Firozabad Nagar Nigam: Bharatiya Janata Party (Nootan Rathore) 

15. Meerut Nagar Nigam: Bahujan Samaj Party

16. Aligarh: Bahujan Samaj Party (Mohammad Furkan)

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