Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) has gained in 28 wards whereas its ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) gained in 4 wards because the counting of votes in 57 wards of Guwahati Municipal Company (GMC) is underway.
“BJP has up to now gained in 28 wards whereas its ally occasion AGP gained in 4 wards and AAP and Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) gained in a single every,” knowledgeable an official to information company ANI.
BJP’s ally occasion Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) contested seven wards in line with its seat-sharing association with BJP.
The counting of votes for the GMC election started at Moniram Dewan Commerce Centre, Guwahati from 8 am.
Polling in 57 wards out of 60 wards of Guwahati Municipal Company was held on April 22 because the BJP had gained the opposite three unopposed.
The elections to the Guwahati Municipal Company recorded a 52.80 per cent turnout.
Congress had contested essentially the most wards at 54, adopted by the ruling BJP at 50, the Aam Aadmi Social gathering (AAP) at 39, and the Assam Jatiya Parishad at 25.
As many as 197 candidates are in fray. The BJP had fielded nominees in 53 seats, out of which three have been elected uncontested. Nineteen others, together with Independents, are additionally in competition.
The saffron occasion’s ally within the ruling coalition at Dispur, the Asom Gana Parishad, is contesting in seven wards.
On being requested about what number of votes BJP will, Pramod Swami, BJP candidate from ward quantity 16, exuded his confidence over profitable the GMC election and mentioned the folks of Assam have belief in state Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and the event works performed beneath his management within the state.
“Right here is already a double engine authorities and BJP will get full votes because the folks of Assam have belief in Himanta Biswa Sarma and the event works which have been performed beneath his management,” Swami mentioned.
One other BJP Candidate from ward quantity 55, Manoj Kumar Nath expressed his confidence in profitable full votes and mentioned, “I’ve full religion that BJP will win all of the 57 wards. The Chief Minister has performed so much for the folks of Assam they usually have their belief in him.”
In a veiled assault on the state Chief Minister, Manjit Mahanta, Congress chief mentioned this time folks will give their solutions for the corruption that occurred beneath the management of Himanta Biswa Sarma.
“Out of the 60, you want 30-32 votes to type the federal government, the Indian Nationwide Congress will get its majority. We’re going to type GMC,” the Congress chief mentioned.
*With inputs from companies