Gujarat Municipal Election Results 2021 Highlights: Amit Shah says results a message for Congress to self-introspect

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Updated: February 23, 2021 10:50:27 pm

Gujarat Municipal Corporation Election Results, Gujarat Local Body Election Results Updates: The BJP has won over 450 seats, Congress has won 58, AAP 27, BSP 3 and other 5. BJP has swept six out of six municipal corporations.

Gujarat Municipal Election Result 2021, Gujarat Municipal Corporation Election Results 2021Gujarat Municipal Election Results 2021 Live: The fate of new entrants like AAP and AIMIM will be decided today. (PTI)

Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation Election Results Highlights: Results have been declared for 540 seats out of 576 seats. The BJP has won 450 seats, Congress has won 58, AAP 27, BSP 3 and other 5. BJP has swept six out of six municipal corporations. It has secured clear majority in Rajkot, Jamnagar, Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Surat and Bhavnagar. The saffron party has registered a landslide victory in Rajkot by bagging 68 out of 72 seats with Congress has won just four seats. Debutant Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has made an impressive debut with its candidates winning on 21 seats.

Gujarat Municipal Corporation (547/576 seats): BJP bags 450 seats; Congress 58, AAP on 27 and Others 8

Ahmedabad (192): BJP 131, Congress 21, AAP 0, AIMIM 0, Others 1

Surat (120): BJP 93, Congress 0, AAP 27, Others 0

Vadodara (76): BJP 69, Congress 7, AAP 0 others zero

Rajkot (72): BJP 68, Congress 4, AAP 0 and Others zero

Bhavnagar (52): BJP 44, Congress 8, AAP 0 and others zero

Jamnagar (64): BJP 50, Congress 11, AAP 0, BSP 3

Counting of votes for six municipal corporations, including major cities of Ahmedabad and Vadodara, is underway. Voting for 576 seats in 144 wards across six civic bodies was held on February 21. According to the State Election Commission (SEC), an average 46.08 per cent voter turnout was recorded during the polls. Ahmedabad recorded the lowest turnout of 42.51 per cent while Jamnagar saw the highest turnout of 53.38 per cent. Rajkot registered a modest 50.72 per cent voting, Bhavnagar 49.46 per cent, Vadodara 47.84 per cent and Surat 47.14 per cent. BJP is the ruling party in all six municipal corporations.

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    20:55 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Amit Shah: Poll results a message to Congress leaders to do self-introspection

    Commenting on BJP win in civic polls, Home Minister Amit Shah says, "Congress has lost deposits on so many seats & come 3rd & 4th on many others. By giving only 44 seats, people have sent a message to Congress leaders to do self-introspection. BJP's win on over 85% seats is a victory of BJP govts' functioning & its principles."

    "Opposition tried to create many types of misconceptions on a range of issues like farmers' protest & COVID-19 & successive poll results have dismantled these misconceptions - from Leh-Ladakh to Hyderabad & Gujarat. Results of West Bengal elections will also be good," he adds. (ANI)

    20:52 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    In pics: BJP workers celebrate the party's victory in elections to six municipal corporations
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    20:13 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Gujarat civic polls: Modi says results show people's faith in politics of development

    With the BJP set to retain power in six Gujarat municipal corporations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday termed the victory "very special" and said for a party that has been serving in a state for over two decades to record such a phenomenal win is noteworthy. He said the results of municipal elections clearly show the unwavering faith people have in politics of development and good governance. The BJP appeared on course to retain power in the six municipal corporations, winning 409 of the 474 seats where results were declared till evening. "Thank you Gujarat! Results of municipal elections across the state clearly show the unwavering faith people have towards politics of development and good governance," Modi said in a series of tweets. "Grateful to the people of the state for trusting BJP yet again. Always an honour to serve Gujarat," he said. Modi also hailed the efforts of Gujarat BJP workers who reached out to people and elaborated on the party's vision for the state. The Gujarat government's pro-people policies have positively impacted the entire state, he said.

    "Today's win across Gujarat is very special. For a party that is serving in a state for over two decades to record such a phenomenal win is noteworthy. It is heartening to see widespread support from all sections of society, particularly the youth of Gujarat towards BJP," he said. (PTI)

    19:41 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Civic polls: Modi thanks people of Gujarat for supporting BJP

    "Today’s win across Gujarat is very special. For a party that's serving in a state for over 2 decades to record such a phenomenal win is noteworthy. Heartening to see widespread support from all sections of society, particularly the youth of Gujarat towards BJP," says PM Narendra Modi in a tweet. 

    "Thank you Gujarat! Results of municipal elections across the state clearly show the unwavering faith people have towards politics of development & good governance. Grateful to the people of the state for trusting BJP yet again. Always an honour to serve Gujarat," he adds.

    19:32 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Kejriwal to hold road show in Gujarat after AAP's gains in civic body polls

    Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal will hold a road show on February 26 in Gujarat, where his party registered impressive gains in the civic body polls.  In a tweet in Hindi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief thanked the people of Gujarat for ushering in an era of "new politics" in the state. Party leaders said Kejriwal will hold a road show in Surat, where the AAP has won 27 seats in the municipal polls. "AAP National Convenor Shri @ArvindKejriwal will visit Gujarat on 26th Feb, 2021. He will thank the people of Gujarat for believing in AAP's Model of Development, in a grand Road Show," a tweet from the official handle of the AAP said. The AAP, which had fielded 470 candidates across six corporations, won 27 seats in Surat. Its workers celebrated the poll results by cutting cakes. (PTI)

    19:06 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Gujarat Municipal Election Result LIVE: PM Modi tweets after BJP's win
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    19:01 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Gujarat Municipal Election Result LIVE: BJP set to retain power in six Gujarat municipal corporations

    The BJP on Tuesday appeared on course to retain power in six municipal corporations, winning 409 of the 474 seats where results were declared till evening. Polling for 576 seats in Ahmedabad and five other civic corporations was held on February 21. The counting of votes began on Tuesday morning and is still underway. (PTI)

    18:35 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Gujarat Municipal Election Result LIVE: Amit Shah thanks people for BJP's impressive win

    Gujarat Municipal Election Result LIVE: Home Minister Amit Shah has thanked people of the state for placing their faith in the BJP. The saffron party has registered thumping victory in the municipal elections for six corporations. The BJP has won over 450 of 576 wards while the Congress has managed to get just 58. 

    18:29 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    After massive win, Vijay Rupani says concept of anti-incumbency does not apply in Gujarat

    Gujarat Municipal Election Reults: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel expressed gratitude to the voters and BJP workers for the results. "The grand victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the elections of six municipal corporations is the victory of the people of Gujarat. This is a grand victory of the politics of development started by Hon'ble Prime Minister @narendramodi," tweeted Rupani in Gujarati. He said the people of the state have provided "a subject" to political analysts who can study how the concept of anti-incumbency does not apply in Gujarat. The BJP is set to take control of all six Municipal Corporations.

    18:17 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Municipal Election Results: Vadodara City Congress President Prashant Patel quits

    Gujarat Municipal Election 2021 Live: Vadodara City Congress President Prashant Patel resigned following poor show in the Municipal Election. Here, the BJP has won 69 of 76 wards while the Congress could secure just 7. Overall, the BJP has bagged over 450 wards while the Congress has managed to get 58. Counting is still underway.  

    18:10 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Arvind Kejriwal to hold roadshow in Surat on February 26

    Gujarat Municipal Election 2021 Live: Aam Aadmi Party Convener and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal will visit Gujarat and hold a roadshow in Surat on February 26. The AAP has won 27 seats in the Surat Municipal Corporation. BJP has won 93 seats in the election.

    The AAP workers are celebrating the party's victory on 27 seats in the Surat Municipal Corporation.

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    17:56 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Municipal Election Result: BJP gets 69 of 76 wards in Vadodara

    Vadodara Municipal Election Result: The BJP has now got 69 of 76 wards in Vadodara city. The Congress, on the other hand, has to settle with just 7. The BJP has registered massive victory in Gujarat, securing all six corprations with comfortable majority. The BJP had won 450 wards while the Congress has got 58. 

    17:47 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Ahmedabad Municipal Election Result: Owaisi's AIMIM gets 3 wards in Maktampura

    Gujarat Municipal Election Result 2021 LIVE: Owaisi's AIMIM has won three seats in Maktampura, Ahmedabad. With this, Owaisi's party has bagged seven wards in the corporation elections. So far, results are out for 547 of 576 wards. The BJP has swept the election by winning over 450 seats. It has secured majority in all six corporations. 

    17:31 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Gujarat Municipal Corporation (547/576 seats): BJP bags 450 seats; Congress 58

    Gujarat Municipal Corporation Results Live: So far, trends are out for 547 of 576 seats. The BJP has bagged 450 seats while the Congress has got just 58. Arvind Kejriwal's AAP has put up a good show and won 27 while others have managed to get 8 wards. 

    Ahmedabad (192): BJP 131, Congress 21, AAP 0, AIMIM 0, Others 1

    Surat (120): BJP 93, Congress 0, AAP 27, Others 0

    Vadodara (76): BJP 61, Congress 7, AAP 0 others zero

    Rajkot (72): BJP 68, Congress 4, AAP 0 and Others zero

    Bhavnagar (52): BJP 44, Congress 8, AAP 0 and others zero

    Jamnagar (64): BJP 50, Congress 11, AAP 0, BSP 3

    17:25 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Surat Municipal Corporation: BJP back in control, Congress will have to wait

    Gujarat Municipal Corporation Live News: BJP wins 93 seats, while Aam Aadmi Party bags 27 seats in Surat Municipal Corporation. No seat for Congress. Overall, the BJP has secured majority in all six Municipal Corprations. 

    17:06 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Gujarat Municipal Corporation (540/576 seats): BJP bags 450 seats; Congress 58

    Gujarat Municipal Corporation (540/576 seats): BJP bags 450 seats; Congress 58, AAP on 27 and Others 8

    Ahmedabad (192): BJP 127, Congress 21, AAP 0, AIMIM 0, Others 1

    Surat (120): BJP  93, Congress 0, AAP 27, Others 0

    Vadodara (76): BJP 61, Congress 7, AAP 0 others zero

    Rajkot (72): BJP 68, Congress 4, AAP 0 and Others zero

    Bhavnagar (52): BJP 44, Congress 8, AAP 0 and others zero

    Jamnagar (64): BJP 50, Congress 11, AAP 0, BSP 3

    16:42 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Surat Municipal Election Result 2021 LIVE: BJP snatches Saraspur from Congress

    BJP panel has won from Saraspur. In 2015, the Congress had won 3 seats and the BJP had 1 seat. This year, the Congress lost on all four seats. 

    16:39 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Rajkot Municipal Election Result 2021 LIVE: Congress lost in BJP's tsunami

    Ahmedabad (194): BJP 123, Congress 21, AAP 0, AIMIM 0, Others 1

    Surat (120): BJP  84, Congress 0, AAP 23, Others 0

    Vadodara (76): BJP 61, Congress 7, AAP 0 others zero

    Rajkot (72): BJP 68, Congress 4, AAP 0 and Others zero

    Bhavnagar (52): BJP 44, Congress 8, AAP 0 and others zero

    Jamnagar (64): BJP 50, Congress 11, AAP 0, BSP 3

    16:27 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Surat Municipal Election Result 2021 LIVE: Congress collapses in Surat, SMC Opposition Leader Praful Togadia loses election

    Surat Municipal Election Result 2021 LIVE: Congress has collapsed in Surat.

    In Ward No. 7 - Katargam Ved, 2 candidates of BJP and 2 candidates of Aam Aadmi Party have won. Former BJP general secretary Lalit Vekaria and SMC Opposition Leader Praful Togadia lost from ward number 5.

    16:18 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal thanks people of Gujarat for starting new politics
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    16:05 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Surat Municipal Election Result 2021 LIVE: BJP panel wins from ward-19, Congress does not get a single seat

    Surat Municipal Election Result 2021 LIVE:

    BJP panel wins from ward number 19, Congress fails to get a single seat

    15:56 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Ahmedabad Municipal Election Result 2021 LIVE:

    Ahmedabad Municipal Election Result 2021 LIVE: In India Colony, BJP has won 3 seats and Congress one

    15:51 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Bhavnagar Municipal Election Result 2021 LIVE: BJP gets 44 of 52 seats

    Ahmedabad (194): BJP 116, Congress 21, AAP 0, AIMIM 0, Others 0

    Surat (120): BJP  51, Congress 0, AAP 21, Others 0

    Vadodara (76): BJP 53, Congress on 7, AAP 0 others zero

    Rajkot (72): BJP 52 (+lead on 15), Congress 4, AAP 0 and Others zero

    Bhavnagar (52): BJP 44, Congress 8, AAP 0 and others zero

    Jamnagar (64): BJP 50, Congress 11, AAP 0, BSP 3

    15:47 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Surat Municipal Election Result 2021 LIVE: Congress candidate Aslam Cyclewala loses from Ward number 19 

    In Surat, Congress leader Aslam Cyclewala lost from Ward-19 after a tough fight

    15:45 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Ahmedabad Municipal Election Result 2021 LIVE: Setback for Congress from Chandkheda

    Former AMC Leader of Opposition Dinesh Sharma lost from Chandkheda. This is a tragic news for the Congress as Sharma is a senior party leader. In Chandkheda, only one Congress candidate won out of four.

    15:38 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Surat Municipal Election 2021 Results Live: Congress loses in Patidars stronghold

    In the stronghold of Patidars in Surat, Congress has been defeated by AAP. AAP panel has also won in ward number - 17 Puna (East). In Surat, a total of 21 Aam Aadmi Party candidates have won.

    15:32 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Jamnagar Municipal Election 2021: BJP bags 50 out of 64 seats; Congress 11, BSP 3

    Ahmedabad (194): BJP 101, Congress 18, AAP 0, AIMIM 0, Others 0

    Surat (120): BJP  51, Congress 0, AAP 21, Others 0

    Vadodara (76): BJP 53, Congress on 7, AAP 0 others zero

    Rajkot (72): BJP 52, Congress 4, AAP 0 and Others zero

    Bhavnagar (52): BJP 40, Congress 8, AAP 0 and others zero

    Jamnagar (64): BJP 50, Congress 11, AAP 0, BSP 3

    15:26 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Gujarat Local Body Polls: Results declared for 425 out of 576 seats

    Gujarat Municipal Corporation (425/576 seats): BJP bags 345 seats; Congress 56, AAP on 21 and BSP 3

    15:21 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Surat Municipal Corporation Election Live Results: AAP bags 21 seats; BJP retains power

    Surat (120): BJP  51, Congress 0, AAP 21, Others 0

    15:09 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Rajkot Municipal Corporation Election Result Live: Congress opens its accounts from Ward Number 15

    Ahmedabad (194): BJP 101, Congress 18, AAP 0, AIMIM 0, Others 0

    Surat (120): BJP  51, Congress 0, AAP 13, Others 0

    Vadodara (76): BJP 53, Congress on 7, AAP 0 others zero

    Rajkot (72): BJP 67, Congress 1, AAP 0 and Others zero

    Jamnagar (64): BJP 51, Congress 10, AAP 0, Others 3

    Bhavnagar (52): BJP 40, Congress 8, AAP 0 and others zero

    15:01 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Gujarat CM reacts to BJP's victory in six municipal corporations; says politics of development has begun
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    14:55 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Rajkot Municipal Corporation Election Result Live: BJP heading towards landslide victory

    Rajkot Municipal Corporation Election Result Live: BJP has bagged 67 out of 72 seats so far; opposition yet to open account

    14:45 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Gujarat Municipal Election Results Live: BJP retains five corporations; leading in Surat

    Ahmedabad (194): BJP 101, Congress 18, AAP 0, AIMIM 0, Others 0

    Surat (120): BJP  47, Congress 0, AAP 13, Others 0

    Rajkot (72): BJP 52, Congress 0, AAP 0 and Others zero

    Jamnagar (64): BJP 39, Congress 6, AAP 0, Others 3

    Vadodara (76): BJP 43, Congress on 7, AAP 0 others zero

    Bhavnagar (52): BJP 40, Congress 8, AAP 0 and others zero

    14:44 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Gujarat Election Result LIVE: Trends show majority for BJP in all 6 Corporations 

    Gujarat Municipal Election Result Live News: Trends show majority for the BJP in all six municipal corporations for which counting is underway. As per trends available so far, the saffron party is leading on 324 seats while the Congress is ahead on just 39. All six corporations are currentky with the BJP. 

    14:38 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Congress ahead on three seats in Khadia, Ahmedabad

    Ahmedabad Election Result Live Updates: The Congress is ahead in three wards of Khadia, Ahemdabad. Here, Asaduddin's AIMIM is leading in one ward. Khadia is considered to be stronghold of the ruling BJP. This time, the saffron party has fielded a relatively young face to bag the seat for the party. Counting is underway.

    14:26 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Ahmedabad Municipal Election Result 2021 LIVE: BJP wins from Naranpura and Chandlodiya

    The BJP panel has won from Naranpura and Chandlodiya.

    14:16 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Surat Municipal Election Result LIVE: Setback for Congress in Surat as AAP surges ahead to second spot

    Ahmedabad (194): BJP leading on 83, Congress 18, AAP 0, AIMIM 0, Others 0

    Surat (120): BJP leading on 47, Congress 0, AAP 13, Others 0

    Rajkot (72): BJP leading on 52, Congress 0, AAP 0 and Others zero

    Jamnagar (64): BJP leading on 39, Congress 6, AAP 0, Others 3

    Vadodara (76): BJP leading on 45, Congress on 7, AAP 0 others zero

    Bhavnagar (52): BJP leading on 35, Congress 5, AAP 0 and others zero

    14:08 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    Latest Trends from Gujarat

    Ahmedabad (194): BJP leading on 83, Congress 18, AAP 0, AIMIM 0, Others 0

    Surat (120): BJP leading on 47, Congress 0, AAP 9, Others 0

    Rajkot (72): BJP leading on 52, Congress 0, AAP 0 and Others zero

    Jamnagar (64): BJP leading on 39, Congress 6, AAP 0, Others 3

    Vadodara (76): BJP leading on 45, Congress on 7, AAP 0 others zero

    Bhavnagar (52): BJP leading on 27, Congress 5, AAP 0 and others zero

    13:54 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    AAP says Kejriwal's Delhi model giving hope to Gujarat
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    13:53 (IST)23 Feb 2021
    BJP secures majority in four civic bodies - Rajkot, Jamnagar, Vadodara and Bhavnagar

    Ahmedabad (194): BJP leading on 83, Congress 18, AAP 0, AIMIM 0, Others 0

    Surat (120): BJP leading on 47, Congress 9, AAP 9, Others 0

    Rajkot (72): BJP leading on 52, Congress 0, AAP 0 and Others zero

    Jamnagar (64): BJP leading on 36, Congress 5, AAP 0, Others 3

    Vadodara (76): BJP leading on 45, Congress on 7, AAP 0 others zero

    Bhavnagar (52): BJP leading on 27, Congress 7, AAP 0 and others zero

    Though it's mostly a BJP vs Congress battle, the new entrants like AAP and AIMIM have made the polls interesting. This time, Congress had come out with a unique manifesto promising date destination with cafe, kitty party halls and English medium schools all to be operated by the civic corporations. It will be interesting to see whether these promises will be able to alter the poll mathematics in or there will be a status quo - BJP retaining the power.
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