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Congress wins civic elections in Khuldabad, Shiv Sena leads in Paithan
Monday December 19, 2016 3:38 PM, News Network

Aurangabazeb Tomb
[The tomb of Mughal Emperror Aurangzeb. (File photo)]

Aurangabad (Maharashtra):
The Congress party has won civic elections of Khuldabad Nagar Parishad whereas the Shiv Sena bagged majority of seats in Paithan - both in Aurangabad district where local elections were held on Sunday.

Counting of votes for the local elections held on Sunday started amid tight security today morning and results started coming by the afternoon.

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.

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.

Elsewhere in Aurangabad district, the Congress also won Nagar Palika election in Kannad and also the election of civic president. Here, Swati Kolhe of Congress won the post of president.

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