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Congress, the primary opposition celebration, gained solely 55 seats throughout all 6 native our bodies. It had gained 176 seats within the 2016 elections

The BJP on Tuesday swept elections to 6 municipal companies in Gujarat by profitable 483 out of 576 seats, whereas Congress, the primary Opposition celebration within the state misplaced appreciable floor to new entrants Aam Aadmi Occasion and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen.

The ruling celebration retained energy in all of the six municipal companies within the state — Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar. The polls had been held on 21 February.

Congress received a drubbing, because it gained solely 55 seats and failed even to open its account in Surat.

However, the AAP put up an spectacular present by profitable 27 seats, all in Surat, and emerged as the primary opposition within the Surat Municipal Company.

The AAP had for the primary time fielded 470 candidates throughout all six companies. The BJP gained 159 out of 192 seats in Ahmedabad, 68 out of 72 seats in Rajkot, 50 out of 64 seats in Jamnagar, 44 out of 52 seats in Bhavnagar, 69 out of 76 seats in Vadodara and 93 out of 120 seats in Surat.

Congress, however, gained seats in single-digit in three companies and drew a clean in Surat.  The celebration gained 25 seats in Ahmedabad, 4 in Rajkot,
11 in Jamnagar, eight in Bhavnagar and 7 in Vadodara.

Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM, which additionally contested native physique polls in Gujarat for the primary time, gained seven seats in Ahmedabad’s Muslim-dominated Jamalpur and Maktampura wards.

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Three candidates of the Bahujan Samaj Occasion gained in Jamnagar, whereas an unbiased candidate gained solely in Ahmedabad.

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.

The BJP had gained 389 seats and Congress 176 throughout these six municipal companies within the 2016 elections. The saffron celebration gained 94 seats whereas Congress misplaced
121 seats this time.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday termed the victory “very particular” and mentioned for a celebration that has been serving in a state for over 20 years to report such an outstanding win is noteworthy.

He mentioned the outcomes of municipal elections clearly present the unwavering religion individuals have in politics of improvement and good governance.

House Minister Amit Shah mentioned, “Municipal company ballot outcomes present that Gujarat has once more established itself as BJP’s stronghold. BJP continues to hold out the ‘vikas yatra’ began within the management of Modi Ji. At present’s outcomes are top-of-the-line ends in Gujarat.”

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

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“The grand victory of the Bharatiya Janata Occasion in the elections of six municipal companies is the victory of the individuals of Gujarat. “It is a grand victory of the politics of improvement began by Hon’ble Prime Minister @narendramodi,” tweeted Rupani in Gujarati.

The individuals 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 mentioned.

“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 Occasion within the elections,” tweeted Nitin Patel.

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Celebrations had been underway within the AAP camp as effectively.

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal introduced that he’ll maintain a roadshow on 26 February in Surat, the place his celebration registered spectacular beneficial properties within the civic physique polls.

In a tweet in Hindi, the Aam Aadmi Occasion (AAP) chief thanked the individuals of Gujarat for ushering in an period of “new politics” within the state.

He added that the individuals of Gujarat have voted for the politics of labor as they’re fed up with the politics of the BJP and Congress.

“The individuals of Gujarat needed another and the AAP has emerged as a key various to the current events. Now the upcoming Meeting election will probably be fought between the Aam Aadmi Occasion and the BJP,” the chief minister mentioned.

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His deputy Manish Sisodia additionally took to Twitter, saying, “The sort of love and assist the individuals of Gujarat have proven, heartfelt thanks to every voter. All of us will work collectively in direction of ‘kam ki rajneeti‘ (politics of labor).”

“We are going to elevate public points on the streets in addition to within the Meeting. The individuals of Surat have performed a fantastic job. The individuals of Gujarat are upset with the BJP, they don’t belief the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Occasion has emerged as their solely hope,” he mentioned in a press release.

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi addressed a public assembly in Gujarat’s Godhra and Modasa.

In the meantime, there was no official assertion from Congress nationwide management on the time of writing the article.

Earlier within the day, Congress cadres had stormed the counting heart in Surat, in line with News18 Gujarat. The celebration had alleged that the seals of the EVM machines had been damaged at Ward 26 Godadra Dindoli in Surat. It had additionally been alleged that the machines have been changed.

In a separate incident, Congress staff, indignant on the celebration not profitable a single seat in Surat, created ruckus on the workplace within the metropolis. They burned the effigies of Congress’ metropolis leaders Babu Raika and Kadir Pirzada, News18 reported.

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