Kerala Local Body Election Results HIGHLIGHTS: BJP National President JP Nadda has thanked people for ‘improved mandate’ for the BJP in Kerala. In a tweet, he says: “I thank the people of Kerala for giving an improved mandate to BJP in Local Body Elections. BJP Kerala President K Surendran Ji and Karyakartas worked tirelessly and with this mandate, we will continue to expose the corrupt, communal and hypocrite politics of both LDF and UDF fronts.”
The CPIM-led LDF has emerged the largest coalition in gram, block and district panchayats. In a tweet, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan thank the people of Kerala for reposing faith in LDF. “We are humbled by the trust and the confidence of the people of Kerala. This is a victory for secularism and inclusive development. My warm greetings to all the elected representatives,” he said.
The CPI-M led LDF has won 7263 wards in gram panchayat, 1267 wards in block panchayat, 212 wards in district panchayat, 1167 in municipality and 207 wards in corporation. Gram panchayat has 15962 wards, block panchayat has 2080, district panchayat has 331, municipality has 3078 and corporation has 414 wards.
The BJP has also thanked people for supporting party in the civic polls. In a tweet, BJP General Secretary BL Santhosh said: “You gave us 1182 GP, 37 BP, 2 ZP, 320 Municipality, 59 Corporation wards. 25 GPs and 2 Municipalities ( Palakkad, Pandalam, main opposition in Thiruvananthapuram”