UP Civic Poll results: BJP candidate wins through lucky draw in Mathura

BJP candidate Geeta Pandit won Dadri Nagar Palika seat by 2,125 votes

BJP candidates have won 14 out of 16 mayoral posts in Urban Local Bodies elections. While a BSP Mayor candidate is now leading in Meerut and Congress leading in Mathura, the BJP Mayor candidates are leading in Meerut, Saharanpur, Lucknow, Ghaziabad and Gorakhpur, reported ANI.

In a shot in the arm for Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), its candidate Mohammad Furqan won the mayoral contest in Aligarh.

BJP's Rishikesh Upadhyaya won the post by almost 4,600 votes.

Soon after assuming office in March this year after his landslide victory, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had constituted two municipal corporations of Ayodhya and Vrindavan-Mathura. Giving the results figure, Singh said that out of the total 198 results declared for Nagar Palika chairman, BJP won 68 and lost 125 while for Nagar Palika Parishad member, BJP just won 914 seats and lost 4303 seats.

Main opposition Samajwadi Party and Congress were unable to open their accounts for mayoral posts.

Counting in remaining seats is underway.

"In the last Lok Sabha elections, the win percentage of the BJP was 90 per cent which came to 70 percent in Assembly poll". Talking to media persons at party headquarter at Lucknow he said that he would also like to thank all the voters for their support to BJP nominees.

"Similarly in Nagar Panchayat chairman's post, the BJP won 100 seats and lost 337 seats while in Nagar Panchayat members it lost 4728 seats and won just 662 seats", Singh pointed out. Party's State Unit President Dr Mahendra Pandey has said that BJP is committed to implement its all promises made in Sankalp Patra released during the local bodies polls.



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