Chandigarh MC Poll 2021 Results Highlights: AAP wins 14 seats, BJP bags 12; Kejriwal’s party says ‘just a trailer’

Chandigarh MC Poll 2021 Results Live Updates: As many as 203 candidates are in fray with the ruling BJP, main opposition party Congress and AAP putting up candidates on all 35 seats.

As many as 203 candidates are in fray with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, main opposition party Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) putting up candidates on all 35 seats.

Chandigarh Municipal Corporation Election Results 2021 Highlights: Putting up a spectacular show ahead of the assembly elections in Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party has so far bagged 14 seats in the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation elections results while the BJP remains at a close second with 12 bags in its kitty. The civic body polls have come as a major setback for the Congress which remains a distant third wining eight seats.

In the 2016 Chandigarh Municipal Corporation Election (26 Wards), the BJP had won 20 seats and its erstwhile ally Shiromani Akali Dal had bagged one while the Congress had to settle at four seats.

Chandigarh Municipal Corporation Election Results 2021, Chandigarh Nagar Nigam Election Results 2021

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In the outgoing MC house, out of the total 26 seats, the BJP has 20 councillors, Congress five and the Shiromani Akali Dal has one.

2:55 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
Punjab ready for a change: Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party’s victory in Chandigarh municipal corporation is an indication of the upcoming change in Punjab. The people of Chandigarh have today rejected the corrupt politics and chosen AAP’s honest politics. Many congratulations to all the winning candidates and workers of AAP. Punjab is ready for a change this time: Arvind Kejriwal

2:51 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
AAP gets shot in the arm ahead of Punjab polls

The Aam Aadmi Party put up a spectacular show as it made its debut in the Chandigarh municipal corporation elections where it outshined the rivals BJP and Congress, bagging 14 out of the 35 wards. The BJP remained a distant second bagging 12 seats while the Congress suffered a major blow, winning just eight seats. Read More

2:33 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
Chandigarh is just a trailer, Punjab is the movie: AAP’s Raghav Chadha

I thank the people of Chandigarh on behalf of AAP & Arvind Kejriwal to have given such love & trust to a small & honest party like ours, who contested elections here for the first time ever. Chandigarh is just a trailer, Punjab is the movie: AAP's Raghav Chadha

2:15 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
Final results – Chandigarh Municipal Corporation election results

AAP wins 14 seats, BJP wins 12 seats, Congress wins 8 seats and SAD wins 1 seat

1:39 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
This is just the trailer: AAP’s Raghav Chadha

AAP leader Raghav Chadha, congratulating the party on its lead, said this reflected the upcoming results in the Punjab assembly elections. “This was just the trailer,” he said.

1:37 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
AAP wins 14 seats, BJP wins 10

AAP wins 14 seats, BJP wins 10 seats, Congress wins 5 seats and SAD wins 1 seat

1:23 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
BJP candidate Jasmanpreet Singh wins from Ward No. 32

BJP candidate Jasmanpreet Singh wins from Ward No. 32

1:23 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
AAP candidates Suman Devi, Neha, Prem Lata win from Wards 4, 19 and 23 respectively

AAP candidates Suman Devi, Neha, Prem Lata win from Wards 4, 19 and 23 respectively.

1:13 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
Result Update – AAP wins 10 seats, BJP seven, Congress five

As per the trends available so far, the Aam Aadmi Party has won 10 seats while the BJP is a distant second seven seats. The Congress has bagged five seats.

12:56 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
Result Update – Wards 11, 15, 27

Congress candidate Gurbax Rawat wins from Ward No 27, AAP candidate Ram Chander Yadav wins from Ward No 15, BJP's Anup Gupta wins from Ward No 11

12:38 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
AAP wins 9 seats, BJP 6 and Congress 5

AAP wins 9 seats, BJP six and Congress five

12:37 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
Congress wins from Ward No 27

Two-time councillor and Congress candidate Gurbaz Rawat wins from Ward No. 27

12:27 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
Result Update: AAP wins 8 seats, BJP 6, Congress 2

AAP has so far won eight out of the 35 seats while the BJP is a distant second with six seats in its kitty. The Congress has managed to win in two wards only.

12:09 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
SAD Chandigarh chief wins from Ward 30

Shiromani Akali Dal's Chandigarh unit chief Hardeep Singh wins from Ward No 30

11:57 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
Sitting mayor Ravi Kant Sharma loses to AAP

Sitting mayor Ravi Kant Sharma of the BJP has been defeated by AAP candidate Damanpreet Singh.

11:51 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
BJP’s Heer Negi loses from Ward 22

BJP candidate Heera Negi – a two-time legislator – loses to AAP candidate Anju Katyal in Ward No. 22

11:43 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
BJP candidate Kuljeet Singh Sandhu wins Ward no 14

BJP candidate Kuljeet Singh Sandhu wins Ward no 14

11:34 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
AAP’s Taruna Mehta defeats BJP’s Sunita Dhawan from Ward No. 18

AAP's Taruna Mehta defeats BJP's Sunita Dhawan from Ward No. 18

11:33 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
BJP loses to AAP in Ward No 26

Former Chandigarh mayor and BJP candidate Rajesh Kalia loses to AAP candidate Kuldeep in Ward 26

11:22 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
BJP candidate Kuljeet Singh wins from Ward No. 14

BJP candidate Kuljeet Singh wins from Ward No. 14

11:21 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
BJP wins from Ward No. 2

BJP candidate Mahesh Inder Sidhu wins from Ward No. 2

10:56 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
AAP wins from Wards 21 and 17

AAP candidates Jasbir Singh Laddi and Damanpreet Singh alias Badal win from Ward 21 and 17 respectively.

10:43 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
AAP wins 2 seats, BJP and Congress one each

As per the initial trends, the AAP has won two seats, Congress one and BJP one.

10:42 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
BJP wins from Ward 33, AAP from Ward 25

BJP candidate Kanwarjeet Singh Rana wins from Ward No. 33, AAP candidate Yogesh Dhingra wins from Ward No. 25, which was BJP president Arun Sood's ward.

9:24 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
Counting of votes underway

Counting of votes is underway at nine centres in Chandigarh. At each counting centre, there are six tables having one electronic voting machines (EVMs) on each.

8:39 (IST) 27 Dec 2021
Counting of votes to begin at 9 am

The counting of votes will begin at 9 am and the initial trends are expected to trickle down in the first hour itself. The complete results are likely to be declared by 2 pm.

While the BJP has pinned its hopes on its performance in the last five years, the Congress and AAP have targeted the ruling party for allegedly failing to undertake development work and have criticised it over the city going down in the ‘Swachh Survekshan’ rankings.