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Gujarat Municipal Poll: Out of 75 Nagarpalikas BJP wins 47, down from 59 in 2013

By Chennabasaveshwar
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    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won 47 and Congress won 16 of 75 Nagarpalikas on Monday.  NCP won 1 and BSP 1 and (in) 6 no one got majority and independents got four. The 75 state municipal corporations that went to polls saw a voter turnout of 64.4 per cent.

    In the last elections, BJP had won 59 of the 75 municipal corporations. Congress added fiver more nagapalikas to its tally. 

    "Win in the number of nagapalikas and the total number of councillors has gone up for the Congress. The party has kept up its impressive run after the assembly elections," Congress leader Alpesh Thakor said.

    The BJP, on its part, said the results proved that the voters have rejected the Congress party.

    The poll was held on February 17 in 28 districts of Gujarat. Rajkot was reported to have the lowest turnout at 50.17 per cent while Dahod stands at 76.67 per cent, the highest recorded in the state.

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