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Rajkot civic body polls: BJP wins 68 of 72 seats. Here’s more about the victory…

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BJP has won the Rajkot Municipal Corporation elections with better performance than last year. Here are some interesting facts about the victory…

  • Rajkot recorded a polling of 50.75% for the 72 seats on Sunday.
  • In all, 293 candidates were in the fray.
  • BJP won 68 of the 72 seats.
  • Congress got just 4 seats.

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  • In Rajkot Municipal Corporation’s Ward No 16, BJP candidate Ruchita Joshi won with a margin of 11 votes.
  • Joshi of the BJP had 8,600 votes in her favour against the Congress’ Rasilaben Geriya who had 8,589 votes polled in her favour.
  • The Rajkot City Congress President Ashok Dangar has accepted the verdict and also tendered his resignation taking responsibility for the party’s poor performance.
  • Rajkot had seen 49.53% voting in the 2015 civic body polls.
  • The BJP has been in power in Rajkot Municipal Corporation since 2005.

 

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