Saharanpur Nagar Nigam (Municipal Corporation) Election Result 2017: Results of Uttar Pradesh civic polls will be declared today. People in Saharanpur are also geared to know who would be their Mayor and also the number of seats different political parties and independent candidates are likely to get. The civic polls were considered a big test for the BJP, as the party is in power in the state. The district of Saharanpur is in the northern part of the state and situated in the border state of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand. It is also close to the foothills of Shivalik range and in the northern part of the Doab region.
The Saharanpur district occupies the total of 3,860 km. As per 2011 census, the district has the population of 3,464,228. It has the population density of 939 inhabitants per square kilometre. The population growth rate between 2001-2011 was 19.59 percent. The district has a sex ratio of 887 females for every 1000 males, with a literacy rate 72.03 percent.
One of the important medical colleges in the district is Sheikh-Ul-Hind Mahmood Mahmood Hasan Medical College, which not only provides healthcare to people but also trains students.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, as well as a number of ministers of his state government, left no stone unturned to help BJP gain the confidence of the electorate before the crucial elections and campaigned extensively in order to ensure victory for the saffron party.
The civic poll results will show whether the BJP has been able to maintain popularity after forming the government in the state. Recently, state, state BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey had said that the feedback from party workers, after the voting ended in the first phase of civic polls was very encouraging.
The first phase of polls for this year Municipal Corporation elections ended on November 22 and the overall polling percentage according to the State Election Commission that day stood at 52.59. The urban polls were earlier scheduled during June-July but were postponed as the electoral rolls and some other processes could not be completed within the stipulated time- frame. Back in 2012, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) maintained dominance in the polls after it won 7 out of 12 mayor posts in the Municipal Corporation election in the state.
While the first phase elections were held on November 22, the second and third phase elections were held on November 26 and November 29.
Saharanpur Nagar Nigam (Municipal Corporation) Result 2017: Full list of winners will be updated soon