In the second phase of Gujarat civic polls, Assaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM party has performed significantly by winning 16 seats of the total 20 seats on which it contested in Modasa and Godhra nagarpalika.
According to details, AIMIM won 7 seats of 8 contested seats in Godhra nagarpalika. Apart from this, it has also won 9 seats out of 12 contested in Modasa nagarpalika. The AIMIM has now emerged as the Opposition in the Modasa nagarpalika dislodging the Congress.
AIMIM had contested from 3 wards of Modasa Nagarpalika and 6 wards of Godhra nagarpalika in the second phase of Gujarat civic polls. The majority of seats where AIMIM has contested elections are in Muslim-dominated areas.
The BJP has won Modasa nagarpalika for yet another term. The nine wards in the nagarpalika have 36 seats of which AIMIM’s panel of four candidates for each of Ward no 7 & 8 won the entire four seats in each ward. One of its candidates in Ward no 6 also won a seat thus giving it 9 seats in all. The other three seats were won by Congress in Ward no 6.
AIMIM in AMC elections
The party had in all contested 21 seats from different wards of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. Of this, AIMIM lost in Behrampura, Khadiya, Gomtipur, and Dariyapur and won seven seats from two wards of Jamalpur and Maktampura ward.
The party had also put up 20 more candidates for the taluka and district panchayat elections in Modasa and Godhra Nagarpalika. Both Godhra and Modasa have a large number of minority-dominated localities.
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