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Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation election results: BJP secures brute majority, AAP gets 1

Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Election Result: The BJP has secured a comfortable win in the GMC polls.

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Gandhinagar Updated on: October 05, 2021 15:51 IST
BJP wins in Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation election 
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BJP wins in Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation election 

Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Election Result: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday for the first time secured a full majority in Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation. The saffron party won 41 of 44 seats. The Congress won just two seats and AAP pocketed one. This was the first election held after the ruling BJP removed Vijay Rupani from the Chief Minister's chair and gave Bhupendra Patel charge of the top seat recently. The BJP, with Rupani as CM, had swept six municipal corporations, municipalities and a majority of districts and taluka panchayats.

Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Election Result Highlights:

Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation election results: BJP's national president JP Nadda said that the result shows the public's faith in PM Narendra Modi's leadership. "I assure that the BJP government is determined for the sustainable development of the state and fulfilling all the promises made to the people," he tweeted.

 

1:15 PM: Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Election Result Live Updates: BJP wins Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation for the first time. Final tally (Total 44): BJP 41 seats; Congress 2 seats, AAP 1 seat 

12:15 AM: Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Election Result: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears to be close to getting a full majority in Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation.

11:50 AM: Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Election 2021 Result: The fight is a three-cornered one with the AAP putting in a concerted effort apart from traditional rivals BJP and Congress. A total of 161 candidates contested in Gandhinagar, with the BJP and Congress fighting from all 44 seats and the AAP from 40.

11:25 AM: Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Election Result Live: According to the latest trends, the Bharatiya Janata Party is leading 27 seats while Congress is in three seats.

11 AM: Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Election 2021 Result: Latest visuals

10:30 AM: Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Election 2021 Result: The turnout in by-elections to three seats in two municipal corporations of Ahmedabad and Junagadh and seats in municipalities and district panchayats, which were also held on Sunday, also remained low at 27.20, 47.99 and 57.08 per cent, respectively. By-election to seats in taluka panchayats recorded an average turnout of 72.64 per cent.

10 AM: Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Election 2021 Result: The Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in 13 seats, Congress seven and the Aam Aadmi Party in two seats.

9 AM: Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Election 2021 Result: Counting of votes is currently underway in Gandhinagar amid tight security. 

9 AM: Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Election 2021 Result: According to the state election commission, voter turnout remained equally subdued in Okha and Bhanvad, both in Devbhumi Dwarka district, at 55.07 and 62.27 per cent, respectively, while Thara in Banaskantha district recorded an impressive 73.55 per cent turnout.

8:30 AM: Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Result: Voting for the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) and three municipalities of Okha, Bhanvad and Thara in Gujarat took place on Sunday morning. Polling also took place for the by-elections to seats vacated in some municipal corporations, municipalities, as well as district and taluka panchayats.

8:25 AM: Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Result Live: The final voting figure in the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation polls in Gujarat that was held on Sunday stood at 56.24 per cent.

8 AM: Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Result Live: Counting of votes for Gandhinagar municipal corporation will begin shortly. 

 

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