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Civic body polls: BJP wins Sutrapada taluka panchayat by 1 vote!

As counting for the second phase of civic body polls in Gujarat is underway, a result in one of the panchayats has shown that every vote counts. For, the BJP won the Sutrapada Taluka Panchayat elections with a margin of just one vote. In fact, the BJP has been lucky in several such seats where...

Many Congress MLAs keen to join BJP, claims Alpesh Thakor

The BJP has intensified its campaign for the civic body polls in the nagarpalikas and taluka panchayats after a stellar performance in the six municipal corporation elections. BJP leader Alpesh Thakor who left the Congress to join the Saffron Party had during a campaign in Dahegam said that many MLAs from the party are keen...

BJP candidates wear ‘kamalchaap’ mask to woo voters in Ahmedabad

Amid election campaign for civic body polls in Ahmedabad, BJP candidates on Friday were seen wearing ‘kamalchaap’ masks (those with BJP’s symbol – Lotus) to woo voters amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Four candidates of BJP from Gota ward along with ex-mayor Bijal Patel were out for their ‘lok sampark’ round in the locality. Candidates of...

BJP replaces 2 candidates in Surat over age issue

The Surat BJP has changed the name of two candidates for the Surat Municipal corporation seats. The party had earlier announced the names of all candidates for all the seats in all the six municipal corporations. The two names are being changed due to the age issue with the candidates. Laxman Beladiya who was first...

Gujarat High Court comes to the rescue of BJP’s Ghatlodia corporator whose name went missing from voters list

The Gujarat High Court on Thursday directed the State Election Commission to include the name of Ghatlodia Corporator Jatin Kumar Patel in the voter list at the earliest. His name had been deleted from the voters’ list. The division bench of Gujarat High Court observed that it was a silly mistake on the part of...

Civic body polls: BJP announces candidate names for Jamnagar, Bhavnagar municipal corporation seats

The BJP on Thursday announced the candidates for all the 64 seats in the 16 wards of the Jamnagar Municipal Corporation. Later it also announced the names of candidates for the Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation elections. It has announced names for 52 seats in 13 wards of the city. For both the corporations, it has announced...

Civic Body Polls: BJP’s Legal Cell on stand by mode

The Gujarat BJP has put its legal cell on stand by mode for the upcoming municipal corporation elections in the state. Many times a candidate’s name is rejected by the election commission due to errors in the candidature form or due to some or other legal issues. Also Read: Civic body polls: Congress releases candidate names...