Chandigarh, Feb 17: The ruling Congress in Punjab took a significant lead in the civic physique polls, whereas the BJP, which was going through anger over the contentious Central farm legal guidelines appears to be catching up. Polls had been held for 117 city native our bodies, together with eight high-stake municipal companies, with near 9,222 candidates in the fray on February 14.
Overall, 71.39 per cent turnout was recorded in the polls for the civic our bodies for which Congress, AAP, BJP and Akali Dal are taking up one another.
However, the results of the SAS Nagar municipal company is more likely to be introduced later.
Punjab Municipal Election Results 2021 UPDATES
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SAD has gained the Nayagaon Municipal Corporation in Mohali, bagging 16/21 wards.
Congress wins Faridkot municipal council in the Punjab civic physique polls, reported Hindustan Times.
Pathankot municipal company, a BJP bastion noticed Congress come out victorious because the celebration recorded wins in 23 out of fifty wards.
Dera Bassi municipal company: The Congress wins 13 of the whole 19 wards. SAD 3; BJP 1.
The counting of votes for the Municipal Corporation in Mohali would happen on Thursday.
Congress wins 5 of the 7 municipal companies in Punjab.
Congress wins Abohar municipal company.
Moga: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is forward after profitable in 15 wards. Congress in second spot after profitable in 13 wards.
The Congress gained Ward Nos. 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 in the Zirakpur MC elections.
Congress wins 11 wards in Nawanshahr
Kurali, Congress wins 9 seats, Independent 5, and SAD 2
Sultanpur Lodhi: Congress wins 10 seats, BJP three
Congress set to have it is Mayor for the primary time in Bathinda MC
The spouse of former BJP cupboard minister Tikshan Sood has misplaced in Hoshiarpur.
Harjot Kamal, spouse of Moga Congress MLA, has misplaced in Moga municipal company from ward number one by 151 votes
Jandiala: Congress wins 10 seats, Akali dal wins 3 and Independent 2
Ferozepur: Congress wins Ward No 1 to 13
Zirakpur MC elections: Congress wins Ward No. 1, 2,4,5,6 : SAD 3
Patiala: Congress: 27 seats, BJP: 2, SAD:1 and AAP: 1.
Congress wins 8, SAD 2, Independent 1
Abohar: Congress forward in 17 wards. Congress leads in 9 out of 15 seats in Doraha and ten out of fifteen wards in Samrala
A complete of 9,222 candidates are in the fray for the elections to 2,302 wards of eight municipal companies of Abohar, Bathinda Batala, Kapurthala, Mohali, Hoshiarpur, Pathankot and Moga, 109 municipal councils and nagar panchayats.
Of the whole candidates, 2,832 are independents, 2,037 from the ruling Congress whereas 1,569 are SAD nominees. The BJP, AAP and BSP fielded 1,003, 1,606 and 160 candidates, respectively.
Meanwhile, the Punjab State Election Commission ordered repolling at three cubicles of the Municipal Councils of Patran and Samana in Patiala.
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The repolling will probably be held on February 16 from 8 am to 4 pm, and counting will happen on February 17.
An official spokesperson of the State Election Commission stated stories had been obtained from the Returning Officer (RO) of Patran that some miscreants broken the digital voting machine (EVM) at polling sales space quantity 11 of ward quantity 8.
Reports had been obtained from the RO of Samana about damaging of EVMs by miscreants at polling sales space quantity 22 and 23 of ward quantity 11.
Taking critical observe of those incidents, the fee introduced that the polling performed at these cubicles could be nullified and repoll held beneath part 59(2)(A) of the Punjab State Election Commission Act, 1994, the official stated.
The Opposition events have accused the ruling Congress of “capturing cubicles” and “indulging in violence”.