Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Election Results Highlights: BJP wins 41 seats, Congress 2 and AAP 1

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Updated: October 5, 2021 2:41:29 pm

Gandhi Nagar Election Vote Counting, Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Election Results 2021: This time, the elections have become a three-pronged contest with the entry of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Election Results Live Updates: This time, the elections have become a three-pronged contest with the entry of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

2021 Gandhi Nagar Municipal Corporation Election Results: The BJP on Tuesday headed towards a clear majority in the elections to the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) and three other municipalities in Gujarat. In the Gandhinagar civic body, the ruling BJP has so far won 36 out of total 44 seats of 11 wards, while the Congress registered victory in three seats while AAP could manage to win only one seat.

A total of 161 candidates are in the fray for the 44 seats across 11 wards in GMC. This time, the elections have become a three-pronged contest with the entry of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). While the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress fielded candidates on all 44 seats, the AAP had candidates in 40 seats. Other candidates in the fray include 14 from the BSP, two from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), six from other parties and 11 independents.

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    13:16 (IST)05 Oct 2021
    BJP ahead on 41 seats, Congress on two and AAP on one

    As per the latest trends, the Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in 41 seats, Congress two and the Aam Aadmi Party 1.

    12:48 (IST)05 Oct 2021
    BJP wins 36 seats, Congress three and AAP one

    Of 44 seats of the Gandhinagar municipal corporation, the Bharatiya Janata Party has won 36 seats, Congress three and the Aam Aadmi Party 1.

    12:24 (IST)05 Oct 2021
    BJP nears full majority, leads on 40 out of 44 seats

    As per latest trends, BJP is leading on 40 seats, Congress on 3 and AAP on 1. This is for the first time that the BJP is nearing full majority in Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation elections. 

    11:48 (IST)05 Oct 2021
    BJP workers celebrate in Gandhinagar as party leads in municipal poll results
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    11:11 (IST)05 Oct 2021
    BJP leads on 27 seats, Congress ahead on three

    According to the latest trends, the BJP is leading on 27 seats while the Congress is ahead on just three seats. As per the EC data, the BJP has bagged five seats while the Congress has won one seat so far. 

    11:09 (IST)05 Oct 2021
    Counting of votes underway in Gandhinagar
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    11:00 (IST)05 Oct 2021
    Congress retains Shivrajpur seat

    Rajkot district Panchayat bypoll: Congress retains Shivrajpur seat it had won in February this year while snatches away Sanathali seat from the BJP. Both these seats fall in Jasdan taluka, the election constituency of former minister Kunvarji Bavaliya.

    10:50 (IST)05 Oct 2021
    BJP ahead on 13 seats, Congress on 7

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in 13 seats, Congress seven and the Aam Aadmi Party in two seats.

    10:37 (IST)05 Oct 2021
    BJP wins all four seats in Ward number 1 in Okha municipality

    BJP wins all four seats in ward number 1 in Okha Minicipality and three seats of ward number 1 in Bhanvad Municipality, the fourth seat goes to Congress. Both Okha and Bhanvad are in Devbhumi Dwarka district.

    In the previous GMC elections, the BJP and the Congress were tied with each party winning 16 of the total 32 seats. But within days, in a stunning move, Congress councillor Pravin Patel and one of his associates defected to the BJP, paving the way for the latter to form the body in GMC. Patel then became the Gandhinagar mayor. Later, following the new delimitation, the total number of seats in GMC was increased to 44. Elections to GMC were due in April this year. However, it was postponed owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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