Telugu News »National» Gujarat Civic Polls Results: Counting started in six cities in Gujarat .. and the fate of the candidates will be known in a while ..
Municipal Corporation Elections Results: Elections for six municipal corporations in the state of Gujarat were held on Sunday. The fate of the candidates in the respective areas will be known by this evening. The counting of votes in six cities began at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The corporation elections in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar were contested mainly by the BJP, Congress, Aam Aadmi Party and AIMM. The counting process has started in 575 seats in all the six municipal corporations. A total of 2,276 candidates are in the fray in all these constituencies.
Ahmedabad had the lowest turnout at 42.51 per cent, followed by Jamnagar at 53.38 per cent. The turnout was 50.71% in Rajkot, 49.46% in Bhavnagar, 47.84% in Vadodara and 47.14% in Surat. The BJP is in power in all these city governing bodies. Officials said the fate of the candidates would be known by this afternoon. Arrangements were made with Kovid regulations for the counting process.