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03 December 2017, 12:42 | Tara Lloyd
Uttar Pradesh Civic Polls 2017 Results: A few firsts and major takeaways
Giving a boost to the BJP ahead of the Gujarat polls, the ruling party clinched 14 mayoral seats in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls on Friday. The BSP won Aligarh and Meerut while the saffron party won the rest. Her party had fallen out of favor in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and the assembly elections earlier this year.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tweeted his congratulations to CM Adityanath and party workers on the BJP's emphatic victory.
The BJP leader also termed as "baseless" the Congress vice-president's charge that the BJP-led Gujarat government extended undue favours of Rs 33,000 crore to Tata Motors for auto manufacturing facility at Sanand.
UP Nagar Nigam Chunav 2017, are having some candidates who are contesting and win, they all will be recognized as the parshad of their area.
The mayoral candidates of the BJP won seats in Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Ghaziabad, Bareilly, Agra, Firozabad, Ayodhya, Mathura, Lucknow, Kanpur, Saharanpur Jhansi and Bareilly, and Moradabad.
There were some surprises for the BJP which lost all the six seats of chairmen of Nagar Panchayats in the home turf of Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Maurya's bastion, according to media reports. PM Modi described people's support for BJP in the civic elections as a vote for development.
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Independent Rajendra Kumar Singh won the Sirathu Nagar Pacnhayat seat while SP's Urmila Devi emerged victorious in Karari Nagar. At Chail, Sarai Akil and Ajuha, independent candidate Shivmani Kesarwani, Congress's Rohit Aazad and Independent Anil Kumar bagged the top posts, respectively. Adityanath campaigned through the state along with his ministers to leave no stone unturned to ensure a victory for BJP in his state. The Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has faced massive drawback in Amethi parliamentary constituency of Congress.
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