Amritsar/Patiala/Jalandhar The Hush post: The Indian National Congress has won the Jalandhar Municipal Corporation polls. The party got 66 wards out of a total of 80. The SAD-BJP alliance managed to bag a total of 10 wards. While BJP has won 8 seats, the SAD managed 4. The AAP could just about open its account while others grabbed 1 ward.
In Amritsar, Congress again swept the polls in the Municipal Corporation polls in Punjab. In Amritsar results for 85 seats have been declared. Congress got 69 seats, Sad-BJP 12, and others 4. Also Congress has won 31 out of 32 Nagar Council/nagar panchayats. It has won two Municipal Corporations and is leading in three: Mahilpur in Hoshiarpur: Congress has 8, SAD – BJP has 3 and Independent 2 seats. Independent candidates win all 15 seats in Balachaur in Nawanshahr.
In Patiala, MC polls results so far, Congress has 45 seats, SAD and BJP could not open their accounts. Congress won 13 wards out of 15 wards in Talwandi Sabo Nagar Council in Bathinda. Handaiya Municipal Council Result: Congress got 10, BJP 3, SAD 3. In Ludhiana district, Congress has won from all the 13 wards of Mullanpur Dakha Nagar Panchayat.
BREAK DOWN OF MUNICIPAL CORPORATION PATIALA
Out of 60 wards
Total-13, Declared-13, Cong-8, BJP-2, SAD-1, IND-2
Ghanour total 11
Declared 11, Cong- 5+5=10, BJP-1, Poll percentage
Patiala Corporation: 62.22%, Ghagga: 90%, Ghanour: 80.65%
Jalandhar Central results:
Ward No 8 – JP Shamsher Singh wins (Cong)
Ward No 9 – Mandeep Kaur wins (Cong)
Ward No 10 – Mandeep Kumar (Cong)
Ward No 11 – Praveena Sharma (Cong)
Ward No 12 – Jagdish Kumar Gag (Cong)
Ward No 16 – Manmohan Singh Raju (Cong)
Ward No 56 — Pallani Appan (Cong)
Ward No 17 – Shaily Khanna (BJP)
SAD- BJP winners in Amritsar
Ward 17: Sandhya Sikka
Ward 48: Jarnail Dhot
Ward 51: Gurdarshan Singh
Ward 74: Davinder Pehalwan
Ward 82: Arvind Sharma
SAD winning candidates:
Ward 1: Nagwanrt Kaur
Ward 31: Bhupinder kaur Rahi
Ward 43: Jaskiran kaur
Ward 78: Sukhbir Soni
Ward 71: Amarjit Kaur
Ward 85: Surjit Singh
Earlier, there were allegation and counter allegations of violence and booth capturing in today’s local bodies’ elections. The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Aam Aadmi Party had alleged the Congress of booth-capturing in many places in Patiala.