Rajasthan Municipal Election 2021 News Updates: 197 candidates in fray for 87 local bodies

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Updated: February 7, 2021 7:01:45 pm

Rajasthan Local Body Election 2021 Voting: This comes just a week after 90 urban local bodies in 20 district went to polls. The results for over 3,000 ward councillors were announced on January 31 in which the Congress got the maximum number of seats while the BJP settled at number two position.

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Rajasthan Municipal Election 2021 Voting:  Polling to elect chairmen for 87 local bodies in Rajasthan took place on Sunday. A total of 197 candidates are in the fray for 87 civic bodies. The elections for the post of chairman is being held today, for which the nomination papers of 268 candidates were found to be valid after scrutiny. About 68 of these candidates withdrew their nominations on Thursday.

Of the remaining 200 candidates, three were elected unopposed as chairpersons in Kuchera (Nagaur), Kushalgarh (Banswara) and Mukundgarh (Jhunjhunu) municipalities, according to a statement of the state election commission.

This comes just a week after 90 urban local bodies in 20 district went to polls. The results for over 3,000 ward councillors were announced on January 31 in which the Congress got the maximum number of seats while the BJP settled at number two position. The Congress bagged 1,197 seats while the BJP won 1,140 seats. Sharad Pawar’s NCP won 46 seats, RLP 13, CPI(M) 3 and BSP won just 1 seat. A total of 634 independent candidates also emerged victorious.

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    11:55 (IST)07 Feb 2021
    Urban Local Body Election 2021 Results

    ULB Results 2021: The Congress won 1,197 out of 3,034 wards in 90 urban local bodies in Rajasthan. The BJP won 1,140, BSP 1, CPI(M) 3, NCP 46, and RLP 13 wards. Independent candidates won 634 wards. Polling was held in Ajmer, Banswara, Bikaner, Bhilwara, Bundi, Pratapgarh, Chittorgarh, Churu, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaisalmer, Jalore, Jhalawar, Jhunjhunu, Nagaur, Pali, Rajsamand, Sikar, Tonk and Udaipur districts.

    11:32 (IST)07 Feb 2021
    What CM Gehlot said after winning ULB 2021

    ULB 2021: After winning maximum number of seats in recently held urban local body polls, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot congratulated winning candidates. “The results of the 90 civic bodies elections declared today are joyful. Hearty congratulations and best wishes to all the winning candidates of the Congress Party. Thanks to the voters and thanks to the Congress workers and leaders for their hard work and congratulations for the victory,” he tweeted.

    11:06 (IST)07 Feb 2021
    ULB Polls 2021: Setback for Congress in Ajmer Municipal Corporation

    ULB Polls 2021: Of the 90 urban local bodies that went to polls last month, there was nine municipal councils, 80 municipalities and one municipal corporation (Ajmer). The Congress suffered a setback in the Ajmer Municipal Corporation with the BJP bagging 48 wards and the Congress 18 out of the total 80 wards.

    10:29 (IST)07 Feb 2021
    What happened in Urban Local Body Election 2021

    The BJP got a majority in 23 whereas the ruling Congress secured a majority in 19 wards. The Congress is expected to have an edge in the chairpersons’ elections as independents are likely to extend support to the Congress. Independents will be a deciding factor in 37 urban bodies.

    The elections for a total of 90 urban local bodies in 20 districts were held on January 28. The results for 3,034 ward councillors were announced on January 31. The Congress and BJP bagged maximum number of seats followed by independents. The Congress won 1,197 seats, the BJP bagged 1,140, NCP 46, RLP 13, CPI(M) 3 and BSP won just 1 seat. A total of 634 independent candidates also emerged victorious.
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