Aurangabad (Maharashtra): 25-year-old Suraj Lodge of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) possibly became the youngest president of a civic body in Aurangabad district by winning the president election of Paithan civic body result of which was announced Monday.
In Paithan Nagar Parishad Elections out of the total 23 seats, Shiv Sena bagged 07 seats whereas the BJP, Congress and NCP each won 03 seats.
"The BJP won the president election in Paithan. Here Suraj Lodge of BJP defeated his rivals in the election by public votes", latest information released by the state election commission said.
Counting of votes for the local elections held on Sunday started amid tight security today morning and results started coming by the afternoon.
Elsewhere in the state, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) continuing it winning run in Maharashtra opened its account in civic body elections of Mahur, Nanded district where counting of votes is still underway.
The AIMIM has so far won 01 seat here in Mahur. The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is ahead of all its rivals by winning 08 seats, followed by Shiv Sena which has bagged 04 seats.
The Congress has so far won 03 seats whereas the BJP has won 01 seat in Mahur.
The AIMIM, led by Hyderabad MP Asaduddin owaisi, has earlier won 40 seats in 1st phase and six seats in 2nd phase of Maharashtra civic elections.
Congress candidate Swati Kolhe won the President's election of Kannad Nagar Palika. The party has also won 05 seats of Kannad civic body.
According to latest avaliable information released by the State Election Commission, Congress has won 08 seats of Khuldabad Nagar Parishad. The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has won 04 seats whereas the NCP and Shive Sena won 02 and 03 seats respectively.
Congress also won the Civic President election in Khuldabad. In the closely fought contest held by public votes, SM Qamar of the Congress party won the election to become President of Khuldabad civic body.
Khuldabad has a sizeable Muslim population and is famous for the Tomb of Mughal Emperror Aurangzeb.