The Bharatiya Janata Party has gained a majority in the Jodhpur Nagar Nigam South while the Congress won in the North. In the Jodhpur Nagar Nigam South, the saffron party bagged 41 of the 80 wards. The Congress won 23 seats. As many as six independents have also emerged victorious.
Counting of votes of the elections held in two phases in the six municipal corporations of Jaipur, Jodhpur and Kota in Rajasthan began at 9 am amid tight security. The polling for the posts of councillors were held in two phases on October 29 and November 1.
Polling for the post of mayors will take place on November 10 while for the deputy mayors on November 11.
There are 560 wards in six Nagar Nigams. This includes Jaipur Heritage, Jaipur Greater, Jodhpur North, Jodhpur South, Kota North, and Kota South.
The first phase covered 250 wards in Jaipur Haritage (100 wards), Jodhpur North (80 wards), and Kota North (70 wards). The second phase covered remaining 310 wards in Jaipur Greater (150 wards), Jodhpur South (80 wards), and Kota (80 wards).
A total of 60.42 per cent voters had cast their votes in Jaipur Heritage, Kota North and Jodhpur North in the first phase last Thursday to elect ward councilors of these corporations. In the second phase, 59.96 per cent voters had cast their votes in Jaipur Greater, Jodhpur South and Kota South Municipal Corporation on Sunday.
Rajasthan Nagar Nigam Election Result 2020 LIVE:
Jaipur Nagar Nigam Heritage ward 54: BJP candidate Anshu Sharma wins
Jaipur Nagar Nigam Heritage ward 67: Independent candidate Aayub Khan wins; ward 68: Independent Naseem Bano wins
Jaipur Nagar Nigam Heritage ward 75: Congress leader Mohammad Shoib wins
Jaipur Greater Nagar Nigam ward 3: BJP candidate Harishankar Bohra wins
Jaipur Greater Nagar Nigam ward 4: BJP candidate Rajudevi wins
Jaipur Greater Nagar Nigam ward 13: Independent candidate Ranveer Singh wins
Jaipur Greater Nagar Nigam ward 24: BJP candidate Roop Kanwar wins
Jaipur Greater Nagar Nigam ward 25: BJP candidate Suresh wins
Jaipur Heritage Nagar Nigam: Congess' Anil Brahmbhatt wins from ward number 2 by 2,042 votes
Jaipur Greater Ward number 112: Independent candidate Kishan Lal wins
Jaiput Heritage Nagar Nigam ward 61: Congress leader Aaisha Siddiqui wins
Jaiput Greater ward number 122: Congress candidate Pradeep Tiwari wins
Jaiput Haritage Nagar Nigam ward 91: BJP candidate Shyam Sundar Saini wins by 386 seats
Jaipur Nagar Nigam Greater ward number 11: Congress'Sajna Devi wins
Jaipur Heritage ward 51: BJP leader Rahul Sharma wins
Jaipur Greater ward 71: Mukesh Sharma wins
Jaipur Nagar Nigam Heritage ward 41: Congress leader Aarif Khan wins
Kota Nagar Nigam Chunav Result 2020 LIVE:
Kota North ward 42: Congress candidate Hukumchand wins
Kota North ward 2: Congress leader Anup Kumar wins
Kora South ward 46: Congress' Rajiv Aggarwal wins
Kora South ward 24: Congress candidate Shaaina wins
Kota South ward 64: Congress candidate Deepak wins
Kota South ward 63: Congress' PD Gupta wins
Kota North ward 61: Congress candidate Badhir Mohammad wins
The counting process is underway at Kota North's Commerce College and Kota South's JDB college.