#Municipal Elections

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
The election staff collected the damaged EVMs and said they would try to retrieve the stored data after two people damaged them. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/PTI)

  • The average voting percentage across all these local bodies together was around 60.26%
  • There was an attempt to capture a booth at Ghodiya villagein Jhalod taluka of Dahod district
  • In another incident, some persons were injured after two groups supporting rival candidates clashed

.Amritsar, Punjab, India
Residents stand in a queue to cast their votes during Punjab municipal elections in Amritsar. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Congress state chief Sunil Jakhar said people had voted for his party's development agenda
  • For BJP, the defeat comes amid farmers' agitation against Centre's three farm laws
  • Jakhar alleged that for the BJP, farmers are only a vote bank

.Chandigarh, India
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) each fielded 1,003, 1,606 and 160 candidates respectively. for the elections. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • A total of 9,222 candidates are contesting from 2,302 wards
  • A total of eight municipal corporations are going through the elections
  • Re-polling was ordered at two polling booths under the Mohali Municipal Corporation

.Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Rajendran is a BSc Maths second year student. (Picture credits: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Rajendran is the youngest Mayor in Kerala
  • The 21-year-old has won from the Mudavanmughal ward of the Municipal Corporation
  • "Heartfelt congratulations to Comrade Arya Rajendran," Kamal Haasan tweeted