Congress emerge single largest party in Nanded

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Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Oct 8 (UNI) The Congress has emerged as the single largest party in the Nanded-Waghala Municipal Corporation (NWMC) elections by winning 37 seats, the elections for which were held yesterday.

The results to the NWMC were declared today.

There were total 517 candidates in the fray for the elections held in Nanded, about 280 km from here.

The Congress had fielded its candidates in all the 73 wards, while NCP had its 72 candidates in the fray, followed by Shiv Sena 47, BJP 42, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) 21 and Lok Bharati Chikhlikar Mitra Mandal 37 and others were either independents or candidates belonging to smaller parties.

The NCP emerged as the second largest party with 10 seats, followed by Shiv Sena (9), BJP (3), Lok Bharati-Chikhlikar Mitramanda (4), MNS, BSP and the SP won one seat each and seven independents were also declared elected, according to sources.

UNI

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