Raghogarh polls: Congress wins big; gets 20 out of 24 wards
The Congress has gained upper hand in Raghogarh Municipal Council elections in Madhya Pradesh, bagging a staggering 20 of the 24 seats and decimating the Opposition. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has bagged four wards.
The Congress has been in control of the Raghogarh-Vijaypur Municipal Council for the past two decades.
A total of 20 municipal bodies (Nagar Palika Parishads and Nagar Parishads) went to polls and bypolls in 10 districts of Madhya Pradesh. Voting was held on January 17.
It is being said to be a fight between the Congress and the BJP in the 'semi-final' of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2018.
The BJP is in power in 13 of the local bodies that went to polls and Congress rules seven.