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BJP wins 91 of 151 seats in Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Congress next with 23

Friday February 24, 2017 0:32 AM, ummid.com Staff Reporter

Nagpur NMC 2017
[Nagpur Mahanagar Palika has a total of 151 members and is currently ruled by the BJP.]

Nagpur:
The ruling BJP bagged a total of 91seats and retained 151-member Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) also known as Nagpur Mahanagar Palika the election of which were held on February 21 and results were announced after counting of votes today.

The Congress won 23 seats and is the only party which gave the BJP a fight which otherwise sweeped the Nagpur civic polls.

Though the NCP won 01 seat, the Shiv Sena, BSP and AIMIM coild not even open their accounts in Nagpur.

The Counting of votes in Nagpur to elect the new body of the Nagpur Maha Nagar Palika (NMC) began Thursday morning. The process began by counting of postal votes.

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02:00 PM
The ruling BJP is ahead of its rivals on 44 seats whereas the Congress is ahead on 14 seats of the total 50 seats of the Nagpur Municipal Corporatoion trends of which were available till 02:00 pm.

It seems to be a direct contest between the BJP and Congress as no other parties including the Shiv Sena, BSP and AIMIM have so far been able to open their accounts in Nagpur.

The Counting of votes in Nagpur to elect the new body of the Nagpur Maha Nagar Palika (NMC) began Thursday morning. The process began by counting of postal votes.

12:30 PM
The ruling BJP is ahead of its rivals on 40 seats whereas the Congress is ahead on 10 seats of the total 50 seats of the Nagpur Municipal Corporatoion trends of which were available till 12:30 pm.

The Shiv Sena , BSP and AIMIM are yet to open their accounts in Nagpur.

The Counting of votes in Nagpur to elect the new body of the Nagpur Maha Nagar Palika (NMC) began Thursday morning. The process began by counting of postal votes.

11:45 AM
According to the trends available till 11:45 am, the ruling BJP is ahead of its rivals on 19 seats whereas the NCP is ahead on 04 seats.

The Shiv Sena , BSP and AIMIM are yet to open their accounts in Nagpur.

The Counting of votes in Nagpur to elect the new body of the Nagpur Maha Nagar Palika (NMC) began Thursday morning. The process began by counting of postal votes.

11:00 AM
The Counting of votes in Nagpur to elect the new body of the Nagpur Maha Nagar Palika (NMC) began Thursday morning. The process began by counting of postal votes.

According to the trends available till 11:15 am, the ruling BJP is ahead of its rivals on 07 seats.

10:15 AM
The Counting of votes in Nagpur to elect the new body of the Nagpur Maha Nagar Palika (NMC) began Thursday morning. The process began by counting of postal votes.

After counting of postal votes are over, the round wise counting of different Wards (Prabhags) will begin, election officials said.

Trends and results are expected to start coming by 11:00 am.

09:00 AM
Counting of votes to elect the new body of 151 - member Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) also called as Nagpur Mahanagar Plaika is scheduled to begin today i.e. Thursday February 23, 2017 at 10:00 am, an election officer said. Maharashtra's second capital Nagpur went to polls on Tuesday along with 09 other civic bodies of Maharashtra.

Nagpur recorded a voter turnout of 53 per cent - slightly higher as compared to the 2012 civic polls. In 2012, the total voter turnout stood at 52 per cent in Nagpur civic polls.

Along with Nagpur, 09 other Municipal Corporations also went to the poll on Tuesday. Counting of votes in all these civic bodies including Mumbai, Nashik, Nagpur, Thane and Akola will start at 10:00 am today, the election officer added.

A total of 20,93,391 voters including, 10,70,828 men and 10,22,500 women, will decide the fate of 1135 candidates for the 151-member civic body.

The total numbers of Wards (Prabhags) in Nagpur are 38. The 37 Wards (Prabhags) have 04 members whereas one Ward (Prabhag) has 03 members.

The 151-member Nagpur Municipal Corporation is currently ruled by the BJP. The stakes are high for Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis who has led campaigning for his party from the front to retain power in his hometown.

While the Congress is contesting all 151 seats, the BJP has fielded candidates in 150. One of the BJP candidates did not file his papers after being asked to contest from a ward he did not wish to contest.

The Shiv Sena is contesting 120 seats whereas the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) claimed to have distributed 145 B forms to party candidates.

Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) has given AB forms to around 109 candidates.

“It is for the first time that Mayawati’s party has fielded so many candidates for the civic elections,” said BSP’s state general secretary Jitendra Mahiskar.

The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has fielded 10 candidates. The Hyderabad based party led by Asaduddin Owaisi which is contesting the Nagpur civic elections for the first time has fielded candidates in Ward No 03, 06, 11 and 30.

While Nazima Ikram Khan, Bahgyashree Pravin Kochade and Sandip Gaurishankar Meshram have been fielded in Ward No 03, Sayeed Begum Mohd Aslam and Swapnali Rajesh will contest as AIMIM candidates in Ward No 06.

Ramesh Fiske Patil and Shaheda Sameeullah Khan have filed nominations as AIMIM candidates in Nagpur Municipal Corporation Ward No. 11.

Likewise, Shahid Raza, Rubina Shaikh Mohd Yunus and Shabina Shaikh Shakeel are the AIMIM candidates who filed their nominations from Wad No 30 of Nagpur civic body.

 


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