Smooth journey for BJP in Guwahati local body elections BJP-AGP has 58 wards

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Guwahati: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), recorded a near-clean sweep in the 60-seat Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) elections on Sunday.

The Saffron Party has won 52 seats while its ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has won 6 wards. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Asom Jatiya Parishad (AJP) won one seat each.

Your candidate Masuma Begum won from Ward No. 42, while Hukum Chand Ali of AJP defeated the BJP candidates in Ward No. 1.

It is noteworthy that the BJP had won unopposed in three wards. The Congress, the state’s second largest party, also failed to open an account.

Polling was held on April 22 in 57 out of 60 wards of Guwahati Municipal Corporation.

In Guwahati civic body elections 52.80% votes were cast. A total of 208 candidates were in the fray in 57 wards, which were being held after a gap of nine years.

The Congress had contested 54 seats in most of the wards, followed by the ruling BJP at 50, the Aam Aadmi Party at 39 and the Assam Jatiya Parishad at 25.

Thanking the people of Guwahati, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that with this huge mandate, the people have reaffirmed their confidence in the BJP’s development journey under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi.

The Congress had contested 54 seats in most of the wards, followed by the ruling BJP at 50, the AAM Aadmi Party at 39 and the Assam Jatiya Parishad at 25.

Thanking the people of Guwahati, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that with this huge mandate, the people have reaffirmed their confidence in the BJP’s development journey under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi.

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