Madhya Pradesh Municipal Election Phase 1 Result: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked BJP’s winning candidates, party workers and voters “for reposing their faith in BJP in Madhya Pradesh civic polls.” After BJP’s resounding win in the first phase of results for the state municipal elections, PM Modi took to Twitter and said, “This victory is a symbol of the unwavering faith of the people in the @ChouhanShivraj government of the state. Many congratulations to the party workers as well as all the winning candidates.” Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also congratulated the winners, and thanked voters after BJP won in seven municipal corporations, including Satna, Sagar, Khandwa Ujjain, Bhopal, Indore and Burhanpur. However, BJP suffered a setback as it lost four municipal corporations to the Opposition. Congress has emerged victorious in Kamal Nath’s bastion Chhindwara, Gwalior and Jabalpur municipal corporations. Days after Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal’s road show in Singrauli, party’s mayoral candidate Rani Agarwal registered a big win in Singrauli Municipal Corporation, second-richest local body in the state in terms of revenue, defeating BJP’s Chandra Pratap Vishwakarma by 9,159 votes. An elated Kejriwal took to Twitter to celebrate Agarwal’s win and said that the people are noticing AAP’s ‘honest politics’ everywhere. BJP has swept the councilor elections in the municipal corporations, winning 71 out of 85 wards in Indore, 55 out of 85 wards in Bhopal, 39 out of 79 wards in Jabalpur, 35 out of 66 wards in Gwalior, 37 out of 54 wards in Ujjain, 30 out of 50 wards in Khandwa, 40 out of 48 wards in Sagar, 24 out of 45 in Singrauli, and 24 out of 48 in Burhanpur. However, no party managed to secure a majority in Kamal Nath’s bastion Chhindwara, with BJP winning 15 and Congress winning 16 out of 48 wards. Similarly, BJP has won 20 and Congress has won 19 out of 45 wards in Satna.
Earlier in the day, Indore’s mayoral candidate Sanjay Shukla, while claiming harassment at the hands of the local police and administration, sat on dharna outside the Indore Stadium. He alleged that despite having valid passes, the Congress workers were not being allowed to enter the stadium where the counting is taking place.
The counting of votes for the first phase of municipal elections in Madhya Pradesh started at 9 am on Sunday. Elections to 133 civic bodies, including 11 municipal corporations, 36 municipal councils and 86 town councils in the first phase were held on July 6. BJP has won 108 out of the 133 civic bodies. The first phase saw a voter turnout of 61 per cent. The counting for the second phase of urban bodies elections will be held on July 20.
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After BJP's resounding win in the first phase of results for the state municipal elections, PM Modi took to Twitter and said, “This victory is a symbol of the unwavering faith of the people in the @ChouhanShivraj government of the state. Many congratulations to the party workers as well as all the winning candidates.”
The Congress, in a statement, said it has “won” the post of Gwalior mayor after 57 years, Jabalpur after 23 years and Chhindwara, a bastion of the party's state unit chief Kamal Nath, for the first time.
Talking to reporters here, Kamal Nath said, “The result is encouraging for the Congress. We have won three mayoral elections – in Chhindwara, Jabalpur and Gwalior. A large number of our corporators have won the civic body elections too. We won the top post of Gwalior city after 50 years.” The former chief minister accused the BJP of winning the elections with the help of police and administration.
“We are going to review the results of Bhopal and Indore (where the BJP has established a decisive lead in mayoral elections),” he added. (PTI)
“The BJP has won over 80 per cent seats in nagar panchayat and nagar parishad polls. In the elections for the polls in 11 municipal corporations, the party's mayoral candidates are winning seven, while the Congress have three and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) one,” chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan told workers at the BJP's state office. (PTI)
AAP candidate Rani Agarwal won against BJP heavyweight Chandra Pratap Vishwakarma in Singrauli Municipal Corporation, which is the state's richest corporation after Indore. An elated Kejriwal took to Twitter to celebrate Agarwal's win and said that the people are noticing AAP's 'honest politics' everywhere.
Unable to bear the news of his defeat, Harinarayan Gupta passed away after he lost to independent candidate Akhilesh Gupta by 14 votes in ward number 9 of municipal council in Rewa's Hanumana area.
BJP has won 9 wards in Mauganj, while the Congress has won 4. BJP has swept the Neemuch municipality, winning 23 out of 40 wards.
After BJP's Mukesh Tatwal had been declared winner from the Ujjain Municipal Corporation, Congress candidate Mahesh Parmar raised several objections. With a victory margin of only 923, the votes are now being recounted. The BJP's lead had come down from 3000 to 900, after which Tatwal had been declared winner.
Chhatarpur Municipal Council – Results
Ward 1 – Astha Goswami Congress
Ward 2 – Govind Tiwari Congress
Ward 3 – Rahul Gupta BJP
Ward 4 – Jyoti Sahu BJP
Ward 5 – Ramkali Barara BJP
Ward 6 – Kirti Vishwakarma Congress
Ward 7 – Winner Dubey BJP
Ward 8 – Ramdayal Yadav Independent
Ward 9 – Sushil Kumar Soni BJP
Ward 10 – Manju Bhargava Independent
Ward 11 – Himani Ghosh BJP
Ward 12 – Aarti BJP
Ward 13 – Bilal Ali Fakir BJP
Ward 14 – Ashiya Congress
Ward 15 – Reena Khan BSP
Ward 16 – Geeta Tiwari Independent
Ward 17 – Anju Yadav BJP
Ward 18 – Prembai BJP
Ward 19 – Shivsingh Yadav Congress
Ward 20 – Pooja Shivhare BJP
Ward 21 – Vikendra Vajpayee BJP
Ward 22 – Ram Prashann Sharma Independent
Ward 24 – Dilip Rakwar BJP
Ward 25 – Azad Ali Congress
Ward 26 – Sakila Begum Congress
Ward 27 – Mohammad Jibril Independent
Ward 28 – Shivani Chaurasia Congress
Ward 29 – Kunti Sen BJP
Ward 30 – Ramswaroop Valmiki BJP
Ward 31- Deependra Asati BJP Ward
Ward 32 – Shaila Chaurasia BJP
Ward 33 – Rekha Verma BJP
Ward 34 – Sushil Shivhare Congress
Ward 35 – Jyoti Chaurasia BJP
Ward 36 – Rajesh Mishra Congress
Ward 37 – Muniya Dubey BJP
Ward 38 – Kashibai Kushwaha Congress
Ward 39 – Sunita Chaturvedi Independent
Ward 40 – Alka Dubey BJP
BJP has won 15 out of 15 wards in the Kareli Municipal Council elections.
Congress has won nine wards in Shajapur Municipality, while AAP, SDPI and an independent candidate have bagged one seat each.
The BJP performed poorly in Bhind, as the party failed to open account in any of the 15 wards of Lahar Municipality. The Congress has won in 13 wards, while the independents have won two.
AIMIM candidate Shakira Bilal defeated Congress' Noorjahan Begum by 285 votes to become the councilor in ward number 14 of the Khandwa Municipal Corporation.
BJP wins 22 out of the 35 wards in Sehore Municipality. Congress has won nine seats and independents have bagged four wards.
BJP's Sangeeta Tiwari defeated Congress' Nidhi Jain by 12,665 votes to win Sagar's mayoral elections.
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Chouhan congratulates Madhuri Patel after she won from Burhanpur Municipal Corporation.
MP Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan congratulates Yogesh Tamrakar from Satna, and Amrita Yadav from Khandwa.
BJP is set to form the Muncipality Council in Dum Panna after it won 19 out of 28 wards. The Congress has won six.
BJP candidates Malti Rai (Bhopal), Pushy Mitra Bhargava (Indore), Sangita Tiwari (Sagar) and Anand Dhurve (Chhindwara) were leading over their nearest rivals.
In Indore, Bhargava was leading by a margin of more than 10,000 votes over his Congress rival and MLA Sanjay Shukla. Counting is underway for 85 wards in Indore.
Besides, the Congress's mayoral candidates Shobha Sikarwar in Gwalior, Mahesh Parmar in Ujjain, Jagat Bhadur Singh in Jabalpur and Shahnaz Ismail Ansari in Burhanpur were leading over their BJP rivals. (PTI)
After five rounds of voting, BJP's mayoral candidate Yogesh Tamrakar is ahead by 18,878 votes.
After four rounds of counting in Burhanpur, a neck-and-neck battle is underway between Congess and BJP. Congress' Shahnaz Ansari is leading by only 869 votes.
Indore – BJP ahead
Bhopal – BJP ahead
Gwalior – Congress ahead
Jabalpur – Congress ahead
Khandva – BJP ahead
Burhanpur – Congress ahead
Chhindwara – BJP ahead
Ujjain – Congress ahead
Singrauli – AAP ahead
Satna – BJP ahead
Sagar – BJP ahead
Days after Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal's road show in Singrauli, party's mayoral candidate Rani Agarwal is ahead in the Singrauli Municipal Corporation, followed by BJP's Chandra Pratap Vishwakarma at second and Congress's Arvind Singh Chandel at third. AAP's candidates are also leading in 15 out of 45 wards in Singrauli's councilor elections.
The BJP has won 24 out of 35 wards in the Sehore Municipality. The Congress is ahead in eight seats, while Independents are leading in two.
BJP has emerged victorious in 29 out of 40 seats from Mandsaur Municipality, Congress has won eight seats, while the independents have won three.
21-year-old from Sarekhon Gram Panchayat of Vidisha district Anil Yadav becomes the youngest Sarpanch. “I defeated BJP MLA Rameshwar Sharma's nephew by 12 votes. I am a political science student, had come home after covid. My mother was a sarpanch, this kept me connected with people,” Anil Yadav told news agency ANI.
In Jaitwara Nagar Panchayat polls, BJP has emerged victorious from six seats, while the Congress have bagged five wards, and the independents four.
BJP has won all 15 wards of Badauni Nagar Panchayat in Datia, the home district of Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra. At the same time, BJP won 10 out of 15 wards in Kothi Municipal Council, Congress in four and others in one. BJP has won 12 out of 15 seats in Shahpur Municipal Council. Congress is leading in three seats.
Congress' mayoral candidate from Indore on Sunday alleged that the BJP barred them from entering the counting venue at the Indore stadium.
BJP mayoral candidate Suman Sharma leading in counting of postal ballots in Gwalior. EVM votes are yet to be counted.
Counting of votes underway in Indore where the BJP is leading.
BJP is leading in Indore, Gwalior, Mandsaur, Khandwa, Burhanpur and Satna. Congress mayoral candidate from Chhindwara, Vikram Aahake is leading by 300 votes against BJP. Only postal ballots have been counted so far. Congress has also taken early leads in Ujjain and Jabalpur.
Ward number one – BJP
Ward number two – Anil Yadav (BJP)
Ward number three – Geeta Kushwaha (BJP)
Ward number five – Raghavendra Singh Jadaun (AAP)
Ward number six – Shishupal Rajput (Congress)
Ward number eight – Rampal Rai (BJP)
Ward number nine – Kamlesh Rajak (Independent)
Ward number 10 – Ramkunwar Parihar (Congress)
Ward number 11 – Ravindra Rawat (Congress)
Ward number 12 – Meera Damodar Kewat (BJP)
Ward number 13 – Sonu Kada (BJP)
Ward number 14 – Shyamlal Kushwaha (BJP)
Ward number 15 – Anil Yadav (Independent)
BJP has won 10 seats in Satna's Unchehara municipality. While the Congress and the independents have won two seats each, elections in the other seats were held unopposed.
BJP's Brijesh Tiwari wins ward number nine in Niwari by 314 votes.
Early trends show that BJP is leading in two wards from Mandsaur Municipality, while the Congress is leading in one and independents in two.
Pushpmitra Bhargava of BJP registered an early lead against Congress' Sanjay Shukla in Indore, with only the postal ballots counted so far.
11 Municipal Corporations: Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Khandwa, Burhanpur, Chhindwara, Ujjain, Sagar, Singrauli and Satna.
36 Municipal Councils: Rajgarh, Biaora, Sehore, Vidisha, Ganjbasoda, Dabra, Guna, Ashoknagar, Datia, Panagar, Sihora, Amarwada, Seoni, Varaseoni, Narsinghpur, Kareli, Gotegaon, Gadarwara, Badnagar, Neemuch, Shajapur, Mandsaur, Makaronia elder, Rahli, Chhatarpur Counting will also take place in Damoh, Panna, Itarsi, Betul, Amla, Harda, Umaria, Lahar, Sheopur, Porsa and Ambah.
86 city councils: Khujner, Suthalia, Silwani, Bari, Bareilly, Betma, Depalpur, Gautampura, Hatod, Mahugaon, Manpura, Rau, Sanwer, Badnawar, Shahpur, Antari, Bhitarwar, Bilaua, Pichor, Mohana, Badarwas, Khaniadhana, Rannoud, Shadhora, Baround Barela, Bhedaghat, Barghat, Tendukheda, Saikheda, Chichli, Salichouka, Vijayraghavgarh, Kaimor, Jiran, Alot, Tal, Maksi, Badod, Nagari, Bagli, Karnavad, Hatpipalya, Kannad, Satwas, Loharda, Kataphod, Khategaon, Nemawar, Shahpur, Bilhara, Surkhi, Khajuraho, Rajnagar, Harpalpur, Patharia, Hindoria, Baldevgarh, Khargapur, Niwari, Taricharkala, Orchha, Kakarhati, Ajaygarh, Devendranagar, Hanumana, Mauganj, Naigarhi, Chitrakoot, Uchehra, Jaitwara, Kothi, Birsinghpur, Sohagpur, Shahpur, Khirkiya, Timarni, Sirali, Nautozabad, Chandia, Amarkantak, Mihona, Daboh, Raun and Baroda.
Congress' Sanjay Shukla and BJP's Pushyamitra Bhargava will be fighting for the mayoral post in Indore today. Results will also be declared for the councilor elections of 85 wards in Indore.
The counting of votes for the Indore Municipal Corporation is being held at the Nehru Stadium. According to reports, maximum 32 rounds of counting will be held, with each round expected to last for 20 minutes
The results for Khandwa Municipal Corporation are expected to be declared earlier as it has the least number of voters. On the other hand, the results for Indore Nagar Nigam will come later in the day as it has the maximum number of voters.
Accusing the BJP of using the state machinery and money to their advantage for the local body polls, Congress' Kamal Nath said, “I am getting many calls that pressure is being put on the administration, police and money. If they had public support, would they need these things? The public is fed up with the false declarations of Shivraj. Now 50 rupees have been increased on domestic gas. Recently, 5 per cent GST was increased on flour, paneer. I have faith in the people of the state.”
Hitting out at Nath, MP CM Shivraj Chouhan, at a public rally said, “Even when Kamal Nath was the CM, he used to threaten police and administration and is still threatening. They have understood that Congress has lost badly and that the defeat has to be blamed on someone or the other.”
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has also entered the fray for the first time and has fielded mayoral candidates in 14 out of 16 municipal corporations in the state. The party’s main pitch to the voters has been free water, better education systems and hospitals.
A delegation from the BJP had visited State Election Commissioner Basant Pratap Singh on July 7 to express their dissatisfaction over the low voter turnout in Bhopal, while highlighting several claims such as the lack of awareness programs by the SEC that led to many voters facing several issues at the time of casting their votes.
The ruling BJP had blamed the State Election Commission (SEC)for a dismal turnout in Bhopal during the first phase and claimed that several voters could not cast their ballot due to the negligence of the Booth Level Officers (BLOs) in the distribution of voter slips.