Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll results: BJP wins 5 mayoral seats, 34 chairman, president posts

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New Delhi | Updated:Nov 21, 2018 3:09:47 pm

Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll results: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won 5 of the 7 mayoral seats and 34 of the 84 chairman and president posts in the Uttarakhand civic polls.

Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll resultsUttarakhand local urban bodies poll results: BJP wins five of seven Mayor seats

Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll results: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won 5 of the 7 mayoral seats and 34 of the 84 chairman and president posts in the Uttarakhand civic polls. According to official data, Independents sprang a surprise by grabbing 23 posts. The opposition Congress won 25 of the chairman and president posts. The BSP Mayawati won one post.

The five mayoral seats won on by BJP are Dehradun, Rishikesh, Kashipur, Rudrapur and Haldwani. The Congress won in Haridwar and Kotdwar. BJP’s mayoral candidate for Dehradun, Sunil Uniyal Gama, who is said to be very close to the chief minister defeated his nearest rival Dinesh Aggarwal of the Congress by over 35000 votes. Other victorious BJP mayoral candidates included Anita Mamgai (Rishikesh), Usha Chaudhry (Kashipur), Rampal Singh (Rudrapur) and Jogendra Rautela (Haldwani).

Uttarakhand Chief Minister and BJP leader Trivendra Singh Rawat termed the result historic and said the people had reposed their faith in the saffron party.

Polling for 84 urban bodies, including seven municipal corporations, 39 municipal councils and 38 nagar panchayats were held on Sunday. Over 60% of the 23.53 lakh voters had exercised their franchise.

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Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll results

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    15:07 (IST)21 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand civic polls: BJP wins 5 mayoral seats

    The BJP on Tuesday won five of the seven mayoral seats and 34 of the 84 chairman and president posts. The Congress won 25 of the chairman and president posts with Independents grabbing 23 posts. The five seats won by BJP are - Dehradun, Rishikesh, Kashipur, Rudrapur and Haldwani. Haridwar and Kotdwar were won by Congress.

    22:16 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Trends/Results for Mayor/Chairman (Total: 84 seats)

    Trends available so far - 14: BJP - 6, Congress - 6, Independent - 1, BSP (Bahujan Samaj Party) - 1

    Results declared - 66: BJP - 27, Independent - 20, Congress - 19

    21:31 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Trends/Results for Ward-Members (Total: 1,064 seats):

    Trends available so far - 116 (Independent -55; BJP - 39; Congress - 21, BSP - 1)

    Results declared - 757 Independent - 430, BJP - 201, Congress - 122, BSP - 1, Samajwadi Party - 1; Aam Aadmi Party - 1; Uttarakhand Kranti Dal - 1

    19:34 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    LATEST: Trends/Results for Mayor/Chairman (84 Seats)

    Trends available: 17 (BJP leading in 8 seats, Congress leading in 6 seats, BSP leading in 1 seat, independents leading at 1 place) Results declared: 61 (BJP won 26 seats, Independet won 18 seats, Congress won 17 seats).

    18:31 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Counting still underway

    The counting is still underway for some seats. It began at 8 am and in the initial rounds for the 1,064 corporator seats, the Independents maintained a considerable lead by winning 80 seats, the BJP won 20, while the Congress came a poor third with just eight seats.

    17:13 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Results Declared for Mayor/Chairman Seats

    Kirti Nagar - Kailashi Devi (BJP)

    Devprayag - Kashnkant Kotiyal (Independent)

    Narendra Nagar - Rajendra Vikram Singh Panwar (BJP)

    Gaja - Meena Khati (BJP)

    Ukhimath - Vijay Singh (BJP)

    16:49 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Results Declared for Mayor/Chairman Seats:

    Chinyalisaur - Bina (Independent)

    Barkot - Anupama (Independent)

    Purola - Harimohan Singh (Congress)

    Tanakpur - Vipin Kumar (Independent)

    Champawat - Vijay Verma (Congress)

    Banbasa - Renu Agarwal (Independent)

    16:21 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    86 indepenents have won so far

    Out of the total 1148 seats, 89 have been bagged by independent candidates. This shows that people have shown acceptability for independent cabdidates over choosing the two big parties, Congress and the BJP. In the last Assembly elections, the BJP had won 56 seats in 70 member strong assembly. Trivendra Singh Rawat was announced as the surprise Chief Ministerial canndidate by the BJP.

    15:39 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Good voter turnout was recorded in elections

    Urban local body polls were held in Uttarakhand on Sunday with nearly 70 per cent of the electorate casting their votes.

    14:52 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand BJP demands probe into alleged irregularities in voters' list

    Alleging irregularities in the voters' list for the just-concluded civic body polls in Uttarakhand, the ruling BJP Monday demanded a high level probe and asked the state election commission to punish officials responsible. 'We demand a high level probe into the irregularities in the voters' list,' Pradesh BJP president Ajay Bhatt said in a statement, adding that officials and employees responsible should be identified and punished. Alleging that names of a large number of eligible voters, including BJP supporters, were missing from the list, Bhatt said the matter was serious and called for a high level probe.

    14:20 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    About Uttarakhand civic polls 2013

    In the 2013 civic polls, the BJP had won by bagging 22 seats out of 68 seats and 4 mayoral posts of in municipal corportions.

    14:03 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Repolling held at ward no 106, 107 and 108

    Repolling was held at ward no 106, 107 and 108 of Udhampur Singh Nagar district on Monday. According to election commission, polling had to be stopped in these wards due to technical snag. According to poll body data, there are 23.53 lakh voters in the state (12.20 lakh are male and 11.33 lakh female). A total og60% turn out recorded in the polling on Nov 18.

    13:53 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand civic poll results: Independents maintain massive lead

    Counting is underway at 44 locations in the state. Trends show independents maintained a considerable lead by winning 175 seats, the BJP won 38, while the Congress came a poor third with just 13 seats.

    13:40 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand civic poll: BJP alleges irregularities

    The ruling BJP has alleged irregularities in the voters’ list. According to BJP's state unit president Ajay Bhatt, names of a large number of genuine voters were missing from the list. Bhatt had demanded a high level probe into the irregularities from the state election commission to punish officials responsible.

    13:14 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand civic poll results: Tanakpur Miunicipal Council winning candidates

    In Tanakpur Miunicipal Council also, independent candidates have defeated the BJP and Congress. While independents have won 6 wards, the BJP has managed to pocket only 2 wards. The Congress has failed to open its account. The details are: Ward 1 – Kapil Upreti (BJP), Ward 2 – Hasib Ahmed (Independent), Ward 3 – Raees Ahmed (Independent), Ward 4 – Huma (Independent), Ward 5 – Pooja (Independent), Ward 6 – Deepak Belwal (Independent), Ward 7 – Tulsi Kunwar (BJP), Ward 8 – Amit Bhatt (Independent).

    13:03 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Rishikesh municipal council: Winning candidates

    In Rishikesh municipal council, independent candidates have won three wards and BJP 2. The details are: Ward 1- Pushpa Mishra (Independent), Ward 2- Pushpa Devi (BJP), Ward 15- Prabhakar Sharma (Independent), Ward 16- Ajit Goldie (Independent), Ward 17- Shivkumar Gautam (BJP), Ward 29- Gurwinder (Independent).

    12:45 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Independent candidates outshine BJP, Congress

    Counting is underway at 44 centres in the state. So far, results of 150 wards have been announced. While independent candidates have won on 103 wards, the BJP and Congress have won on 33 and 13 wards, respectively.

    12:27 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Banbasa Nagar Panchayat: Winning candidates

    Results declared for Champawat's Banbasa Nagar Panchayat. Ward 1 - Pankaj Bhatt, Ward 2 - Shakeel, Ward 3 - Mohan Singh Thakur, Ward 4 - Pramod Gupta, Ward 5 - Rekha, Ward 6 - Devkumari, Ward 7 - Ranjna Kashyap.

    12:04 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    BJP wins in Goolarbhoj wards

    In Goolarbhoj wards, the BJP has won 5 seats. The details are: Ward 1 – Ramesh Kumar (BJP), Ward 2 – Satish (BJP), Ward 3 – Nirmala Devi (Congress), Ward 5 – Poonam (BJP), Ward 6 – Sanjeev (BJP) and Ward 7 – Usha Devi (BJP). Counting is underway in Ward 4.

    11:51 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll: Big challenge for BJP

    The ruling Bharatiya Janata Part (BJP) is facing the challenge of matching its impressive performance in the previous assembly elections. In the assembly polls held last year, the saffron party had bagged 57 out of 70 seats. On the other hand, the Congress is hoping to make upset the BJP ahead of the general elections and set the agenda.

    11:41 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll: Counting underway at 44 centres

    Over 69% of the 23,53,923 voters had exercised their franchise in the Uttarakhand local urban bodies polls that were on November 18. For counting purpose, the election officials have deployed nearly 4,000 security personnel across 44 counting centres. Besides, an additional police force of 11,000 has also been stationed at different locations.

    11:26 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll results: BJP, Independent candidates ahead

    As per latest report, BJP has won in wards number 54, 76 and 91. BJP candidate Shiv Kumar has defeated Rishikesh Municipal Council Mayor Deep Sharma by 28 votes. In Chilianaula municipal council, Independent candidates Deepak Kumar, Kamla Bisht, Beena Negi, Naval Pandey and Arun Rawat are leading on Ward 1, Ward 2, Ward 3, Ward 4 and Ward 6. BJP candidates Lachham Singh and Uma Rawat were leading on Ward 5 and Ward 7. In Pithoragarh, BJP’s Kamla Chufaal has bagged the Secretary post in DD Haat Municipal Council Results.

    10:09 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand local bodies poll results: Independent candidates are leading

    As per latest trends, independent candidate Pramod Mehta is ahead from Bageshwar seat. Another independent candidate Shamsher Meher was leading in Pithoragarh. It's direct fight between BJP and Congress in Kashipur. Usha Chaudhary is BJP's candidate and Mukta Singh is fighting for Congress. Independent candidates are leading on Ward 6 and 7 in Uttarakhand

    10:05 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll results may be delayed

    Since the ballot papers were used for voting, the counting might get delayed and results are likely to come late Tuesday night, according to reports. In Dehradun, counting of votes started later. However, counting has started in Rishikesh.

    09:50 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll results: CM thanks people

    Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat thanked the people of the state for their "enthusiastic" participation in the elections. 

    09:43 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll results: Over 4,900 candidates in fray

    According to the state election commission office, 4,978 candidates are in the fray for 84 urban bodies, including seven municipal corporations, 39 municipal councils and 38 nagar panchayats. Over 60 per cent of the electorate cast their votes in urban local body polls in Uttarakhand

    09:40 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll results: Survival test for Congress

    The results for 84 urban bodies, including seven municipal corporations, 39 municipal councils and 38 nagar panchayats will be crucial for Congress. Congress is struggling to stage a comeback in the state where it was power. In the 2017 Uttarakhand Assembly polls, Congress had won a paltry 11 seats.

    09:17 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll results: BJP raises allegations

    BJP has alleged that names of a large number of eligible voters, including BJP supporters, were missing from the list. Drawing the attention of the state election commissioner to the alleged irregularities, the BJP leader said many people could not exercise their right to vote. In some instances, names were wrongly printed in the list, while in others, names of ineligible voters figured, Bhatt said. "It is not acceptable. BJP has suffered due to these irregularities. 2019 Lok Sabha polls are approaching. More caution should be maintained regarding the voters' list," he said.

    09:14 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll results: Repolling held on Monday

    Repolling was held at ward no 106, 107 and 108 of Udhampur Singh Nagar district on Monday as polling had to be stopped due to technical snag on Sunday.

    09:07 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll: 60 per cent polling

    According to the state election commission office, the polling passed off peacefully in all 84 urban bodies, including seven municipal corporations, 39 municipal councils and 38 nagar panchayats. Over 60 per cent of the electorate had cast their votes all over the state by 5 pm, as per Election Commission

    08:08 (IST)20 Nov 2018
    Uttarakhand local urban bodies poll results, counting: Key facts

    As per state Election commission office, there are 23.53 lakh voters in the state out of which 12.20 lakh are male and 11.33 lakh female. The polling passed off peacefully in all 84 urban bodies, including seven municipal corporations, 39 municipal councils and 38 nagar panchayats. Repolling will be held at ward no 106, 107 and 108 of Udhampur Singh Nagar district on Monday as polling had to be stopped due to technical snag.

    The results will be crucial for BJP who is seeking to maintain its astounding victory in the 2017 Assembly polls where it won 57 out of 70 seats. The results may give us an idea about the trends ahead of Lok Sabha polls in 2019. Uttarkhand has five Lok Sabha constituencies. Alleging that names of a large number of eligible voters, including BJP supporters, were missing from the list, Bhatt said the matter was serious and called for a high level probe. Drawing the attention of the state election commissioner to the alleged irregularities, the BJP leader said many people could not exercise their right to vote. In some instances, names were wrongly printed in the list, while in others, names of ineligible voters figured, Bhatt said.
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