Rajasthan Local Body Election Results 2019: The counting of votes for 49 civic urban local bodies in Rajasthan began on Tuesday. “The counting began at 8 am amid tight security arrangements,” an official of the state election commission told PTI. The results will be announced later in the day.
The voting to elect nearly 2,105 ward councillors was held on Saturday in which nearly 72 per cent voters exercised their franchise. Ajmer district’s Nasirabad municipality recorded the maximum turnout of 91.67 per cent while the overall voter turnout was 71.53 per cent.
So far Congress has secured 911 wards. Following Congress is BJP with 716 wards, IND 376, BSP 15, CPIM 2 and NCP 2.
Congress continues to lead in most districts in latest trends
The Congress continues to lead in most districts, including Baran, Barmer, Chittorgarh, Churu, Jhunjhunu, Sikar and Sirohi. The BJP is currently leading in Ajmer, Alwar, Jalore and Udaipur.
12:12 PM | Rajasthan Local Body Election results: Congress wins 495 wards, BJP 392
As per the results, till 12 PM, the Congress has won in 495 wards while BJP 392. Out of the total 2,105 wards, 191 were won by Independent candidates. BSP won in 11 constituencies and CPI(M) in 2.