Haryana Municipal Corporation MC election results 2018 Highlights: BJP win all five cities

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New Delhi | Updated:Dec 19, 2018 5:37:08 pm

Haryana Mayor election results Highlights: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said that good performance of the party in Haryana municipal elections is due to the government policies.

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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.

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Haryana MC election results 2018 Live Updates: BJP ahead in 5 Municipal Corporations

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  • 14:36 (IST)

    Haryana local body election results Live updates: BJP wins Panipat, Yamunanagar seat

    BJP's Avneet has won the Panipat seat with 1,26,321 votes. His opponent Independent candidate Anshu Pahwa got 51,381. The saffron party's candidate contesting on Yamunanagar seat, Madan Singh also registered victory with a margin of 40,000 votes.

  • 14:05 (IST)

    Haryana local body election results Live updates: BJP retains Karnal Mayor seat

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has retained the Karnal seat. The opposition INLS, Congress and BSP had backed an independent candidates from here against BJP's outgoing BJP Mayor Renu Bala Gupta.

  • 13:25 (IST)

    Haryana mayor election 2018 results: 59 candidates in fray for Mayor

    As many as 59 candidates are in fray for the seats of mayor. This includes 40 men and 19 women. The elections were held on Sunday and counting of votes is currently underway amid tight security.

    For municipal corporation, there are 592 candidates (322 men and 270 women) in the fray while a total of 89 candidates (35 men and 54 women) contested the election to the municipal committees in Jakhal Mandi and Pundri.

  • 12:42 (IST)

    Haryana local body election results Live updates: 69.39% turn out recorded

    The state election commission announced that total turn out in Haryana municipal election was 69.39%. The BJP, Congress, INLD and BSP are in the fray. While the BJP has fielded candidates across all wards, the opposition parties are contesting in an agreement and supporting each others' candidates.

  • 12:39 (IST)

    Haryana Municipal Election Results 2018 LIVE Updates: Polling held for 136 wards

    According to Haryana State Election Commission, in the just held local elections, there were 14,01,454 electorate eligible to cast their votes (7,44,468 are men and 6,56,986 women). Polling was held for 136 wards for the seats of mayor and members of municipal corporations and municipal committees.

  • 12:20 (IST)

    Haryana Municipal Election Results 2018 LIVE Updates: 5 municipal corporations where polling was held

    The five municipal corporations where polling was held on Sunday are Hisar, Karnal, Panipat, Rohtak and Yamunanagar. The two municipal committees -- Jakhal Mandi in Fatehabad and Pundri in Kaithal also went to polls on Sunday.

17:04 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Overall percentage in elections was 69.39%

The total turnout in Haryana municipal elections remained 69.39 per cent, said State Election Commissioner Dalip Singh. The municipal corporations that saw more than 60 per cent voting are Hisar (62.7 per cent), Karnal (61.8 per cent), Panipat (62 per cent), Rohtak (62.4 per cent) and Yamunanagar (65.2 per cent).

16:04 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana local body election results Live updates: It is win of govt policies, says Khattar

Chief Minister Khattar said that the win in mayoral elections of BJP is a win of the government's policies and the party's hard work. "Especially in Panipat where our candidate won by a massive margin," he said.

16:02 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana MC election results 2018 Live Updates: NOTA to be treated as 'fictional candidate'

In another significant move, the Haryana Election Commission has decided to treat 'none of the above' or NOTA option as a "fictional candidate" in the municipal polls, making it a must for winning candidates to secure more votes than those cast for NOTA.

14:56 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana local body election results Live updates: BJP wins Hisar

BJP candidate Gautam Sardana has won Hisar municipal seat with a margin of over 28,000 votes. The party has already won in Panipat and Yamunanagar.

14:36 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana local body election results Live updates: BJP wins Panipat, Yamunanagar seat

BJP's Avneet has won the Panipat seat with 1,26,321 votes. His opponent Independent candidate Anshu Pahwa got 51,381. The saffron party's candidate contesting on Yamunanagar seat, Madan Singh also registered victory with a margin of 40,000 votes.

14:05 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana local body election results Live updates: BJP retains Karnal Mayor seat

The Bharatiya Janata Party has retained the Karnal seat. The opposition INLS, Congress and BSP had backed an independent candidates from here against BJP's outgoing BJP Mayor Renu Bala Gupta.

13:38 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana Municipal Election Results 2018 LIVE Updates: Can 'united opposition' upset BJP in Karnal ?

Opposition parties INLD, BSP and Congress are supporting an Independent mayoral candidate Asha Wadhwa in Karnal to take on BJP's outgoing Karnal Mayor Renu Bala Gupta. In other four towns also, the Congress supported Independent mayoral candidates as it did not contest the polls on party symbol. The INLD-BSP alliance fielded its candidates for mayoral polls in four towns.

13:25 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana mayor election 2018 results: 59 candidates in fray for Mayor

As many as 59 candidates are in fray for the seats of mayor. This includes 40 men and 19 women. The elections were held on Sunday and counting of votes is currently underway amid tight security.

For municipal corporation, there are 592 candidates (322 men and 270 women) in the fray while a total of 89 candidates (35 men and 54 women) contested the election to the municipal committees in Jakhal Mandi and Pundri.

13:17 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana MC election results 2018 Live Updates: Election Commission says no reports of EVMs malfunctioning

According to state Election Commissioner Dalip Singh, polling on Sunday went off peacefully and there were no reports of EVMs malfunctioning. “Hundred per cent EVMs remained functional during the voting for the civic body polls,” Dalip Singh told The Indian Express.

13:09 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana local body election results Live updates: Controversy over ‘Punjabi CM’ ad featuring CM Khattar

Meanwhile a major contriversy has erupted over an advertisement featuring Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. The advertisement was published on Sunday in local Hindi newspapers, calling Khhar a 'Punjabi CM'. The advertisement reads:- “52 sal me mila Haryana ko pahla Punjabi Mukhyamantri agar aaj galati ki to 60 sal me fir mauka nahi milega. Ajad partyashi ke kandhe par bandhook rakhkar Punjabi samuday ke mukhyamantri ko hatana chahate hain kuch jati vishesh ke neta. Punjabi samaj ke logo ka anurodh Punjabi mukhyamantri ka khulkar karen samarthan." The Congress and other opposition parties accused the BJP of seeking votes on caste lines. However, BJP leaders have distanced themselves from the advertisement.

13:03 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana mayor election 2018 results: In a first, Mayors to be elected directly

According to a PTI report, this will be the first time when the Mayors of the five municipal corporations will be elected directly. Earlier, the councillors used to elect the mayor.

12:47 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana Municipal Election Results 2018 LIVE Updates: Neck and neck contest in Khattar's hometown Karal

There is a close contest between BJP's Renu Bala and her rival Asha Wadhwa in Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's hometown Karal. After six rounds of counting, the margin of votes between Renu Bala and Asha Wadhwa is less than 2,500 votes.

12:42 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana local body election results Live updates: 69.39% turn out recorded

The state election commission announced that total turn out in Haryana municipal election was 69.39%. The BJP, Congress, INLD and BSP are in the fray. While the BJP has fielded candidates across all wards, the opposition parties are contesting in an agreement and supporting each others' candidates.

12:39 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana Municipal Election Results 2018 LIVE Updates: Polling held for 136 wards

According to Haryana State Election Commission, in the just held local elections, there were 14,01,454 electorate eligible to cast their votes (7,44,468 are men and 6,56,986 women). Polling was held for 136 wards for the seats of mayor and members of municipal corporations and municipal committees.

12:36 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana MC election result Live Updates: BJP takes massive lead in Panipat

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of Manohar lal Khattar has a reason to rejoice. BJP nominee in Panipat has taken a massive lead. As per the trends available, BJP candidate Avneet is leading with a huge margin of over 33,650 votes. While BJP nominee has got 56,794 votes, Avneet's nearest rival Anshu Pahwa is trailing behind with 23,144 votes. Seema Saini is currently at the third spot with just 3,970 votes.

12:28 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana MC election result Live Updates: BJP leads in Hisar

After four rounds of counting, BJP's Gautam Sardana is currently leading with 13,744 votes in Hisar. Here, Congress backed nominee Rekha is trailing behind with 6,921 votes.

12:20 (IST)19 Dec 2018
Haryana Municipal Election Results 2018 LIVE Updates: 5 municipal corporations where polling was held

The five municipal corporations where polling was held on Sunday are Hisar, Karnal, Panipat, Rohtak and Yamunanagar. The two municipal committees -- Jakhal Mandi in Fatehabad and Pundri in Kaithal also went to polls on Sunday.

The local polls in Haryana comes in backdrop of BJP's poor show in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh where it was voted out of power. The Congress formed governments in all the three states. Also, the polls in Haryana comes just a few months ahead of the Lok Sabha polls that will held in April and May in 2019. The battle is prestige one for the BJP as it will shape up the campaign in the run-up to the general elections. The BJP has fielded candidates in all five municipal corporations and municipal committees. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had personally campaigned extensively for party nominees in these polls.
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