Guj civic polls: Clean sweep for BJP

Written by: Mamatha
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Gandhinagar, Oct 12: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) registered victories in all six Municipal Corporations in Gujarat, which went into polling on Sunday, Oct 10.

After the victory, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi thanked the people of Gujarat for reposing faith in the party.

Over 2,100 candidates were in fray for more than 558 seats for elections in six municipal corporations in Gujarat. For the first time in the civic polls on-line voting was introduced.

The BJP had won all the six municipal corporations in the last elections held in 2005.

Municipal Corporation"s Poll results:

                                     BJP                Congress

Ahmedabad              100                  21

Surat                            65                    4

Rajkot                          43                    8

Vadodara                    60                    7

Jamnagar                   35                  16

Bhavnagar                 41                  10

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