#GujaratMunicipalElection

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
The BJP emerged victorious in the recently-held municipal corporation elections. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ PTI)

  • Votes are being counted for 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayats and 231 taluka panchayats 
  • The elections were held on a total of 8,235 seats
  • The BJP has put up 8,161 candidates, Congress 7,778 and AAP 2,090 among others

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Always an honour to serve Gujarat," PM Narendra Modi said in a tweet. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • PM Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that he is grateful to the people of Gujarat for trusting the BJP
  • BJP president JP Nadda also thanked voters of all six municipal corporations in Gujarat
  • Counting of votes is underway in six civic bodies of Gujarat

.Surat, Gujarat, India
Youth Congress activists burn an effigy of Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan during a protest against alleged rising crime faced by women, in Bhopal. (PTI Photo)

  • At 5 pm, the state election commission declared the results for 451 of the 576 seats, with the BJP leading with 367 wins
  • The Congress had won a total of just 58 seats while the AAP made unexpected gains with 27 seats
  • Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani thanked the voters and the party workers for the result

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
AAP candidates along with party workers celebrate their victory in municipal elections, in Surat, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The AAP was the second-largest party in Surat winning 27 seats
  • The counting in the Surat Municipal Corporation was done for 120 seats across 30 wards
  • Earlier, the Delhi government won in Goa and Kashmir ciciv polls

.Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Voters stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling centre during Gujarat Municipal Elections, in Ahmedabad. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The six civic bodies that went to polls are - Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot, Surat, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar
  • BJP aims to retain power in all the six corporations
  • Congress too, is confident of a good show

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal interacts with the principals and management authorities of private schools in Delhi. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ArvindKejriwal)

  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal thanked the people of Gujarat as the AAP made unexpected gains in the civic polls
  • By 4pm, results were declared for 451 seats out of 576 seats
  • The BJP won 367 seats, Congress 58, AAP 21, BSP 3 and others 4