Haryana Municipal Election Results 2018 Highlights: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won all five cities including Hisar, Karnal, Panipat, Rohtak and Yamunanagar. The saffron party made a landslide victory in Panipat. The counting concluded with BJP’s win in all five cities including Hisar, Karnal, Panipat, Rohtak and Yamunanagar. Meanwhile, counting of voters to elect a new Municipal Corporation for which elections were held on Sunday is underway amid tight security. As per the initial trends, the ruling BJP of Manohar Lal Khattar is leading in five municipal corporations and two municipal committees. The elections were held on December 16 that saw a total turn out of 69% in five municipal corporations – Hisar, Karnal, Panipat, Rohtak and Yamunanagar and two municipal committees, namely Jakhal Mandi in Fatehabad and Punri in Kaithal.
According to the state election commission, the entire voting was conducted through EVMs and there were no reports of malfunctioning from anywhere. The poll body said that elaborate security arrangements have been for peaceful conduct of counting of votes.