Yogi Adityanath was appointed chief minister after BJP's massive victory in Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017.
Firozabad Municipal Corporation Nagar Nigam Elections, Mayor Poll Results 2017: The results of municipal corporation elections in Uttar Pradesh were declared today. The BJP candidate Nutan Rathore has won the mayoral post by 42392 votes in Firozabad. This is an important victory for BJP as the citizens have expressed disappointment with the BJP government due to demonetisation. The city of Firozabad was developed as a small scale industrial town and it is well known for its glass bangles. The city is awaiting polls result for civic bodies. However, there has been discontent among traders and manufacturers of glass industries. They faced loss due to demonetisation as they conduct most of their transactions in cash.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath, on November 23, visited the city during the campaign for civic polls and spoke about the glass industry in the city which exports goods worth Rs 2000 crore. Adityanath said it will be further developed under the new policy of the state government and a showroom will be opened in Lucknow to project it in a better manner. The UP CM also promised insurance for labourers connected with the glass industry. He also promised a showroom on the expressway and setting up of a transport nagar.
The BJP mayoral candidate in 2017 civic polls in Ferozabad is Nutan Rathore. She is the daughter of BJP leader Mangal Singh Rathore.The Samjwadi party’s mayoral candidate is Savitri Gupta who is the wife of trader and politician Raj Narayan Munna. The rival party BSP has contested Payal Rathore for the post of Mayor.
The election campaign had generated a lot of interest as the ruling BJP left nothing to chance. Adityanath himself travelled across the state to woo voters in the name of development, while opposition SP, BSP and Congress campaigns were comparatively low key.
As of now the Samajwadi Candidate Savitri is leading for the mayoral post. The final result of Firozabad would be updated soon.
Firozabad Civic Polls Results 2017: Latest Trends/Results 54/70 BJP 21, Sp 9 BSP 20, Congress 0, Others 4