Civic polls: BJP wins 212 of 520 seats in Jammu, big victory for Congress in Valley

JAMMU/ SRINAGAR: The BJP on Saturday tallied on best with 212 out of 520 city native body seats around the Jammu region, comprising 10 districts. In Kashmir Valley, Congress emerged as the most important winning party with 157 out of 624 seats and the party fared rather smartly in Ladakh department too.

As in line with the effects declared on Saturday, in Jammu region, independents won 185 seats, the second-highest, adopted via Congress (110) and J&K National Panthers Party (13). Mainstream political parties National Conference and PDP had boycotted elections to protest against what they referred to as were attempts via the central government to repeal Article 35-A of Constitution, which grants special standing to J&K.


BJP claimed 92 out of 154 ULB seats in Jammu district, 23 out of 63 in Rajouri, 13 out of 26 in Reasi and 34 out of 80 in Kathua. In other districts, the party didn’t fare so smartly.


In some parts of Jammu, especially in its bastion old city, the saffron party got some shock from independents mainly as a result of dissidence within the party over denial of tickets. Congress got 28 in Jammu district. BJP won a majority 43 seats in the 75-ward Jammu Municipal Corporation. Independents and Congress right here bagged 18 and 14 wards, respectively.


PM Modi stated his party will paintings laborious to fulfil the aspirations of the folks. “These results are a mirrored image of aspiration of people of J&K, who want to move clear of politics of strife towards Modi’s politics of construction,” BJP president Amit Shah tweeted.


Civic polls: BJP wins 212 of 520 seats in Jammu, big victory for Congress in Valley Civic polls: BJP wins 212 of 520 seats in Jammu, big victory for Congress in Valley Reviewed by kailash soni on October 21, 2018 Rating: 5
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