Gujarat Municipal Election Result 2021 LIVE Update | Ahmedabad Surat Vadodara Rajkot Jamnagar Nagar Palika Chunav Parinam Latest News | Today 2,276 candidates will be decided in 6 municipal corporations including Ahmedabad; Votes were cast on 21 February

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The votes cast for the local body elections in Gujarat will be counted today. A total of 576 seats in 6 municipal corporations, including Ahmedabad, were cast on 21 February. A total of 2,276 candidates are in the fray. It will be seen that how many seats the Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) get in addition to BJP and Congress.

Elections were held in these metros
Voting was held in six metros Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar and Rajkot in Gujarat. This time the counting will be done keeping the Corona Guideline in mind. It is also interesting to note that due to no candidate in front of female candidate Bindra Surti in Narayanpura seat of Ahmedabad, BJP has won this seat even before the completion of the election. On the other hand, AIMIM of Asaduddin Owaisi has also fielded candidates in six wards of Ahmedabad for the first time.

Star campaigners flourish in election campaign
BJP and Congress have given this election more importance in view of upcoming assembly elections. Home minister Amit Shah also reached out to cast his vote with his entire family. Apart from Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Union Ministers also left no stone unturned in campaigning.

How many candidates from which party?
A total of 2,276 candidates are contesting in 6 municipal corporations.

  • BJP – 577
  • Congress – 566
  • You- 470
  • NCP-91
  • Other parties – 353
  • Independents – 228

The tenure was completed only in December last year
The tenure of these six municipal corporations, except Gandhinagar and Junagadh, was completed in December last year, but elections could not be held due to the Corona epidemic. Because of which the Corporation Government was dissolved and the Municipal Commissioner took power in his own hands.

Elections are also to be held in district-taluka panchayats
Elections will be held in 31 districts, 231 taluka panchayats and 81 municipalities next Sunday i.e. 28 February.

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