The ruling BJP is leading in most of the wards in the Gujarat urban local body elections. The party is in the process of capturing all the corporations.
Elections for urban local bodies in Gujarat were held on the 21st. Voting took place in 6 corporations namely Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar. These corporations have been under BJP control for the last several years.
A total of 2,276 candidates contested in this election in 6 constituencies. Chief Minister Vijay Roupani campaigned hard to rally support for the BJP. Union Home Minister Amit Shah and others voted in the by-elections.
In this situation, the registered votes in the local elections held for 6 corporations have been counting since this morning. The BJP has been leading in many wards since its inception.
Out of a total of 576 wards, the ruling BJP is leading in 236 wards. The opposition Congress is leading in only 49 wards. Other parties are leading in 17 seats.
The largest corporation in the state Ahmedabad In 81 wards out of a total of 192 seats in the municipality BJP lead Has received. Congress is leading in only 15 seats.
The BJP has won six constituencies in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar. Heavy police security has been put in place for the turnout.