Maharashtra civic polls results 2018 LIVE updates: Major boost for BJP as it wins from both Jalgaon and Sangli

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New Delhi | Updated:Aug 03, 2018 10:05:07 pm

Maharashtra civic polls results 2018 LIVE updates: Counting for the Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal Corporation (SMKMC) and Jalgaon Municipal Corporation (JMC) took place today.

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Maharashtra civic polls results 2018 LIVE updates: Counting for the Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal Corporation (SMKMC) and Jalgaon Municipal Corporation (JMC) took place today. Ruling party in the state, BJP has won in both civic polls. While BJP won 41 of 78 seats in Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad, it won 57 of 75 seats in Jalgaon. Voting was held on August 1. A total of 754 candidates contested for 153 seats in these two cities, which have a cumulative voter population of 7,89,251.

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22:05 (IST)03 Aug 2018
BJP made efforts to expand its base in Sangli district over the years

Over the years, the BJP had been making concerted efforts to expand its base in Sangli district. In 2014, the BJP bagged the Sangli Lok Sabha seat, while in the Assembly polls (held in October 2014), the party won four seats in the district.

21:17 (IST)03 Aug 2018
Win in civic polls a relief for CM Devendra Fadnavis

The BJP's victory in the twin civic polls, held on August 1, comes in the midst of the ongoing agitation by the Maratha community for reservation in government jobs and education. The win is being seen as a relief to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, under fire over handling of the stir.

20:07 (IST)03 Aug 2018
Civic body elections in Jalgaon, Sangli held on August 1

The elections to the two civic bodies were held on August 1 and counting of votes took place today.

18:12 (IST)03 Aug 2018
BJP workers celebrate outside party office in Mumbai

After the win in Jalgaon and  Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad municipal election, BJP workers have started celebrating outside party office in Mumbai.

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18:06 (IST)03 Aug 2018
BJP wins from both Jalgaon and Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad

BJP has won in both Jalgaon and Sangli municipal elections. Final tally here:

Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad:

Number of seats : 78

BJP: 41

Shiv Sena: 0

NCP: 15

Congress: 20

Others:  2

Jalgaon

Number of seats: 75

BJP: 57

Shiv Sena: 15

NCP: 0

Congress: 0

Others: 3

17:44 (IST)03 Aug 2018
753 candidates contested in Jalgaaon and Sangli municipal elections

As many as 754 candidates contested for 153 seats in these two cities un municipal elections. Sangli and Jalgaon have total population of 7,89,251.

17:19 (IST)03 Aug 2018
BJP ahead in 41 seats in Sangli

BJP which did not win any seat in Sangli Municipality election 2013 is ahead in 41seats. Congress which won 42 seats last time is leading in 20, which  NCP ahead in 15 seats. It had won 19 last time. Others which won 18 seats in 2013 is ahead in 2 this time.

16:53 (IST)03 Aug 2018
BJP way ahead in Sangli now

BJP is also set to win from Sangli as well, as it is ahead in Sangli-Miraj-Kupwar in 41 seats. Congress now leads in 20, while NCP in 15 seats. Shiv Sena has not leading in any of the ward as yet.

16:32 (IST)03 Aug 2018
BJP extends lead in Sangli

Of the 78 seats in Sangli, the BJP is currently leading in 39 wards. While NCP is leading in 15, Congress is ahead in 14. Shiv Sena yrt to open account. BJP has already won 57 of 75 seats in Jalgaon.

16:03 (IST)03 Aug 2018
AIMIM wins three seats in Jalgaon

The AIMIM as opened its account in Jalgaon by winning in three wards in Jalgaon.

15:41 (IST)03 Aug 2018
After Jalgaon, BJP is expected to win in Sangli

After winining 57 of the 75 seats in Jalgaon, the BJP is also way ahead in Sangli. It has won 38 seats so far out of 78 seats. While NCP is aahed in 14, Congress is leading in 9 seats so far. Others are haed in 2.

15:28 (IST)03 Aug 2018
Big shock for Congress in Sangli?

There seems to be big shock for Congress in Sangli. The mparty had won 41 seats fro her in 2013, but this time it is leading in only 9 seats. On the other hand BJP is ahead in 38 seats. Shiv Sena is yet to open its account.

15:12 (IST)03 Aug 2018
BJP ahead in 38 seats in Sangli

With no seats in Sangli in 2013, BJP this time is ahead in 38 seats out of the total of 78 wards. A big achievemenr for the ruling party in the state ahead of next yesr's Assembly elections and general polls.

14:59 (IST)03 Aug 2018
BJP moves ahead in Sangli

Out of the 63 of the 78 seats so far, BJP is leading in 37, NCP in 14, Congress in 10, while others are leading in 2. BJP has also done well in Jalgaon. a big boost for them in the state.

14:48 (IST)03 Aug 2018
Jalgaon(Mah) Corporation Polls results

BJP wins 57 out of 75 seats. Shivsena has got 15 while Others have bagged 3 seats. It is a major win for the BJP here marching way ahead of other parties, a big boost for the party. 

13:04 (IST)03 Aug 2018
Celebration time

BJP supporters have started celebrating in Sangli and Jalgaon after their party has so far managed to get favourable mandate

12:59 (IST)03 Aug 2018
BJP vs Congress

In Sangli, BJP has extended lead to 12, Congress is leading in 9 seats and NCP is ahead in 8 seats. In Jalgaon, BJP is heading towards securing more than two-thirds of the majority with a lead of 57 seats. Shiv Sena is at distant second with 14 seats.

12:32 (IST)03 Aug 2018
It's BJP

In Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal Corporation, BJP is leading in 8 seats, NCP and Congress are leading in 6 seats each. While others have mainrained lead in 2 seats. In Jalgaon, out of the total 75 seats, BJP has taken the lead in 57 seats, Shiv Sena is leading 14 seats.

11:46 (IST)03 Aug 2018
Win-win situation for BJP, Shiv Sena

In Sangli, BJP is leading in 7 seats, Congress and NCP are leading in 6 seats each. In Jalgaon BJP has taken a massive lead of 31. Shiv Sena is at second with 23. Congress is yet to open its account.

11:03 (IST)03 Aug 2018
Latest trend

As per latest trends, in Sangli, BJP is ahead in 6 seats, NCP is leading in 4, Congress in 5 and others are leading in 2 seats. In Jalgaon, BJP is leading in 3 seats and Shiv Sena is ahead in 3.

10:02 (IST)03 Aug 2018
Counting begins

Counting has begun for Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal Corporation (SMKMC) and Jalgaon Municipal Corporation (JMC).

07:53 (IST)03 Aug 2018
EVM glitch

In Sangli, tension prevailed in polling booth in ward number 15 when some candidates alleged that the Electronic Voting Machine was malfunctioning and all votes were going to the BJP. As workers of various parties created a ruckus, police baton-charge them to disperse the workers. The municipal commissionerlater said there was no malfunctioning.

07:52 (IST)03 Aug 2018
Number of candidates

As many as 451 candidates are in fray for 78 seats in the SMKMC, while 303 nominees will vie for 75 seats in Jalgaon.

07:47 (IST)03 Aug 2018
Alliance politics

In Jalgaon, Sena-BJP have an informal alliance, while Congress-NCP had announced a tie-up before the polls. In SMKMC, the NCP and Congress have joined hands against the BJP.

07:47 (IST)03 Aug 2018
Regional politics matter

The Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal Corporation (SMKMC) is located in western Maharashtra and Jalgaon Municipal Corporation (JMC) is in the north of the state.

07:36 (IST)03 Aug 2018
Key numbers

State Election Commissioner J S Saharia said 1,013 polling booths had been set up and 5,792 election staff deployed on duty in the two cities. A total of 754 candidates are vying for 153 seats in these two cities, which have a cumulative voter population of 7,89,251.

07:33 (IST)03 Aug 2018
Voting percentage

In Jalgaon, around 55 per cent voters exercised their franchise, but the final figure is yet to be out. Last time the city had registered 63 per cent voting, an official said. Around 62 per cent polling was registered in Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal Corporation, one percentage point less than the 2013 polls, the official said.