Gujarat Municipal Election Results 2021 LIVE Updates:
Check out Latest tally below:
Ahmedabad (194): BJP 123, Congress 21, AAP 0, AIMIM 0, Others 1
Surat (120): BJP 84, Congress 0, AAP 23, Others 0
Vadodara (76): BJP 61, Congress 7, AAP 0 others zero
Rajkot (72): BJP 68, Congress 4, AAP 0 and Others zero
Bhavnagar (52): BJP 44, Congress 8, AAP 0 and others zero
Jamnagar (64): BJP 50, Congress 11, AAP 0, BSP 3
BJP crosses majority mark in Jamnagar
Winning in 40 of 64 seats, BJP crossed the majority mark in Jamnagar. As per latest figures, the party is close to the majority mark in Surat and Vadodara, where it has won 51 and 33 seats so far respectively.
Surat Municipal Corporation – 120 seats
BJP – 51 (win)
AAP – 13 (win)
Cong- 0 (win)
Vadodara Municipal Corporation – 76 seats
BJP – 33 (win)
Cong- 7 (win)
Jamnagar Municipal Corporation – 64 seats
BJP – 40 (win)
Cong- 5 (win)
BSP – 3 (win)
According to the state elections commission website, BJP has won two seats in Ahmedabad, four in Rajkot and 3 in Bhavnagar; Congress wins 1 seat in Bhavnagar
In Rajkot Municipal Corporation, which has 72 seats, BJP is leading in 14, Congress in five and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is ahead in three seats.
10:35 AM | BJP is leading in 51 seats, Congress in 5 seats in the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, The Times of India reported.
Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in all the municipal corporations. Here is the breakup:
- Ahmedabad municipal corporation: BJP 28; Congress 3
- Surat municipal corporation: BJP 12; Congress 2
- Vadodara municipal corporation: BJP 11; Congress 2
- Rajkot municipal corporation: BJP 12; Congress 1
- Jamnagar municipal corporation: BJP 10; Congress 4
- Bhavnagar municipal corporation: BJP 11; Congress 3
The counting of votes for 575 seats in six municipal corporations of Gujarat, pollingfor which took place on Sunday, will be held today (Tuesday, 23 February).
The counting of votes will be held for 192 seats across 48 wards in the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, for 120 seats across 30 wards in the Surat Municipal Corporation, 76 seats across 19 wards of the Vadodara Municipal Corporation, for 72 seats across 18 wards in the Rajkot Municipal Corporation, 52 seats across 13 wards in the Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation and 64 seats across 16 wards in the Jamnagar Municipal Corporation.
The State Election Commission in release on Monday said that an average voter turnout of 46.1 percent was recorded in the elections to six municipal corporations, with 52.83 lakh of the 1.41 crore registered voters exercising their franchise on Sunday. During the 2015 polls to these six civic bodies, 45.81 percent of the electorate had cast their votes, the release said.
As per the final figures shared by the SEC, Ahmedabad had the lowest turnout of 42.5 percent, while Jamnagar recorded the highest turnout of 53.4 percent. Besides, Rajkot recorded 50.7 percent polling, Bhavnagar-49.5 percent, Vadodara-47.8 percent and Surat- 47.1 percent.
Polling was held from 7 am to 6 pm on Sunday for a total of 144 wards across six civic bodies amid tight security and following COVID-19 norms. Top leaders of the BJP, including Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP MP Kirit Solanki, party MLA Rakesh Shah and Gujarat party chief CR Paatil, cast their votes on Sunday. According to reports, Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani also cast his vote in Rajkot, hours after testing negative for COVID-19.