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Gujarat civic polls: BJP poised to brush native physique elections in six cities


Ahmedabad: The BJP has to this point received 300 out of the overall 576 seats throughout six municipal firms in Gujarat, the State Election Fee (SEC) stated on Tuesday afternoon as counting of votes is underway.

Congress, the principle opposition occasion, had received solely 36 seats, the SEC stated about four pm.

The Congress has not received a single seat in Surat the place the Aam Aadmi Get together (AAP), a brand new entrant, made spectacular inroads by profitable eight seats.

The Bahujan Samaj Get together has received three seats in Jamnagar.

A complete of 192 seats in Ahmedabad, 72 in Rajkot, 64 in Jamnagar, 52 in Bhavnagar, 76 in Vadodara and 120 in Surat had been up for grabs within the elections held on February 21.

The BJP has received 62 seats in Ahmedabad company, 51 in Rajkot, 50 in Jamnagar, 31 in Bhavnagar, 61 in Vadodara and 45 in Surat.

The Congress has received 10 seats in Ahmedabad, 4 in Rajkot, 11 in Jamnagar, 5 in Bhavnagar, seven in Vadodara and nil seats in Surat.

The AAP, which had fielded 470 candidates throughout six firms, received eight seats in Surat. Its staff celebrated by slicing truffles after the occasion received two panels (every having 4 candidates) within the metropolis.

In a significant setback to Congress, it has not received a single seat in Surat, nor was it main on any seat.

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel expressed gratitude to the voters and BJP staff for the outcomes.

“The grand victory of the Bharatiya Janata Get together within the elections of six municipal firms is the victory of the folks of Gujarat.

“It is a grand victory of the politics of growth began by Hon’ble Prime Minister @narendramodi,” tweeted Rupani in Gujarati.

The folks of Gujarat have supplied “a topic” to political analysts who can examine how the idea of anti-incumbency doesn’t apply within the state, he stated.

“Many thanks and congratulations to all of the profitable candidates, BJP office-bearers, staff and the voters of Gujarat for the wonderful victory of Bharatiya Janata Get together within the elections,” tweeted Nitin Patel.

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