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GMC Election Results 2022: Thanks for Support, Says CM Himanta as BJP+AGP Sweeps Guwahati With Win of 58 Wards

The political parties both national and local, had gone all out to woo the people promising a flood-free, crime-free and development centric city

News18.com | April 24, 2022, 16:46 IST
Himanta Biswa Sarma

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) secured a clean sweep in the 60-seat Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) election on Sunday. Counting of votes in the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) elections began earlier in the day. At least 197 candidates from 57 wards are in the fray in the election which was being held after a gap of nine years. Officials of the State Election Commission said that no untoward Read More

Apr 24, 2022 15:44 IST

WATCH | BJP Workers Celebrate in Guwahati

BJP workers celebrate in Guwahati as the party sweeps the Guwahati Municipal Corporation polls. The Kamrup (Metro) District administration said BJP won 52 wards while its ally party AGP won 6 wards. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and AJP have won 1 ward each.

Apr 24, 2022 15:24 IST

Thank you Guwahati!: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked people of Guwahati. “Thank you Guwahati! The people of this lovely city have given a resounding mandate to @BJP4Assam to build on the agenda of development. They have also blessed the hardwork of the state government under CM @himantabiswa. My gratitude to every BJP Karyakarta for the hard work,” PM Modi said in a tweet.

Apr 24, 2022 15:07 IST

Bow My Head to People of Guwahati: JP Nadda

I bow my head to the people of Guwahati for giving @BJP4Assam & its allies a historic win in #GMCElections. With this massive mandate, people have reaffirmed their faith on our development journey under the guidance of Adarniya PM Shri @narendramodi ji: JP Nadda

Apr 24, 2022 15:07 IST

BJP+ Sweeps Guwahati as Alliance Wins 48 Wards; AAP & AJP Take 1 Each

Guwahati Municipal Corporation election results | Out of 57 wards, BJP wins 43 wards while its ally AGP wins 5 wards. AAP and AJP has won 1 ward each so far: Kamrup (Metro) District administration

Apr 24, 2022 14:36 IST

Thanks for Support, Says CM Himanta as BJP+ Sweeps Guwahati With Alliance's Win of 48 Wards

As #GMCElections counting goes on, @BJP4Assam & allies are comfortably leading in 58 wards. Others lead in 2 wards while the Congress stands at 0. I thank the people of Guwahati for their unwavering support!: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Apr 24, 2022 14:25 IST

BJP+ Sweeps Guwahati as Alliance Wins 48 Wards; AAP & AJP Take 1 Each

Guwahati Municipal Corporation election results | Out of 57 wards, BJP wins 43 wards while its ally AGP wins 5 wards. AAP and AJP has won 1 ward each so far: Kamrup (Metro) District administration

Apr 24, 2022 13:40 IST

BJP Wins in 28 Wards Out of 57, Leads in 26 Others; AGP Bags 4 Seats, AAP & AJP Take One Each

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won in 28 of the 57 wards of the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC), while its ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has won in four. “The BJP has won in 28 wards so far, while its ally party AGP has won in four, and AAP and Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) have won one each,” said an official.

Apr 24, 2022 12:38 IST

BJP Wins in 11 Wards Out of 57, Leads in 32 Others; AGP Bags 2 Seats, AAP & AJP Take One Each

Guwahati Municipal Corporation election results | BJP wins 11 wards while its ally AGP wins 2. AAP and Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) win 1 ward each: Kamrup (Metro) District administration.

Apr 24, 2022 12:24 IST

BJP is Leading in 33 Wards

The Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in 33 wards. The BJP had already won 5 seats out of 57 as announced earlier. The AJP has won seat and AAP is leading in another.

Apr 24, 2022 11:36 IST

BJP is Leading in 22 Wards

The Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in 22 wards. The BJP had already won 5 seats out of 57 as announced earlier. The AJP has won seat and AAP is leading in another.

Apr 24, 2022 11:15 IST

BJP is Leading in 13 Wards

The Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in 13 wards. The BJP had already won 5 seats out of 57 as announced earlier.

Apr 24, 2022 10:42 IST

BJP Wins in 5 Wards Out of 57, AJP Bags One Seat, AAP's Lead in Ward 42

Guwahati Municipal Corporation election results | Results are declared for 6 wards out of 57 wards, and the BJP has won 5 wards (Ward No 11, 21, 31, 41, 51) and Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) has bagged 1 ward (Ward No 1), said Pallav Gopal Jha, Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup (Metro) District.

Apr 24, 2022 10:25 IST

BJP leading in 11 wards

The BJP leading in 11 out of 60 wards

Apr 24, 2022 10:06 IST

AAP, AJP Lead in One Ward Each

The Aam Aadmi Party and AJP (Assam Jatiya Parishad) are now also leading in one ward each.

Apr 24, 2022 10:01 IST

BJP leading in 10 wards

The BJP leading in 10 out of 60 wards — 4, 6, 11, 21, 22, 23, 31, 32, 41 and 51.

Apr 24, 2022 09:50 IST

RECAP | Discontent in Assam Congress As Youth Wing President Says Won’t Campaign in Guwahati Municipal Polls

Assam Youth Congress President Angkita Dutta was out of action as she is in Delhi, and has told News18 that she is unhappy with the functioning of the wing. READ MORE

Apr 24, 2022 09:14 IST

AAP Eyes National Ground After Punjab Win

After its win in the recent Punjab Assembly elections and buoyed by its first taste of success in two municipal wards in Lakhimpur and Tinsukia districts in last month’s civic polls, the AAP is seeking to expand its base in Assam and in the northeastern region.

Apr 24, 2022 09:00 IST

BJP, Congress and AAP in the Fray

Besides the ruling BJP and the main opposition Congress, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has fielded 40 candidates, giving added importance to the polls.

Apr 24, 2022 08:35 IST

How Did Campaigning Take Place in Guwahati Ahead of Elections?

The BJP has fielded candidates in 53 wards while AGP is contesting in the remaining seven. Assam Pradesh Congress Committee chief Bhupen Borah led the state’s main Opposition party on its campaign trail. The Congress has put up candidates in 54 wards. The other parties were also not to be left behind with Aam Aadmi Party bringing in its Delhi MLA Atishi Marlena to woo voters, while Assam Jatiya Parishad had its chief Lurinjyoti Gogoi leading the campaign.

Besides door-to-door canvassing and rallies, the parties took out car and bike rallies through the streets of the city with the campaign reaching its crescendo on Wednesday, when the campaign ended. The notification for elections to the 60 wards of GMC was issued on March 23 and the model code of conduct came into force with immediate effect.

Apr 24, 2022 08:03 IST

Counting of Votes in Guwahati Begins

incident had been reported during balloting. Electronic Voting Machines were used in the politically important elections.

Besides the ruling BJP and the main opposition Congress, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has fielded 40 candidates, giving added importance to the polls.

After its win in the recent Punjab Assembly elections and buoyed by its first taste of success in two municipal wards in Lakhimpur and Tinsukia districts in last month’s civic polls, the AAP is seeking to expand its base in Assam and in the northeastern region.

The political parties both national and local, have gone all out to woo the people promising a flood-free, crime-free and development centric city with piped water to all households besides availability of all other basic civic amenities. Meanwhile, BJP candidates in three wards have already been elected unopposed.

The BJP had given seven seats to its ally, Asom Gana Parishad. Altogether 7,96,829 voters including 3,99,911 females and 27 belonging to the third gender were eligible to exercise their franchise.

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had fielded 40 candidates, giving added importance to the GMC elections while the ruling BJP was all out efforts to win the polls.

The AAP’s Delhi MLA Atishi, who undertook a hectic campaign for the party, and its Assam state coordinator Baren Chowdhury said that the party would form the board by winning a majority of the seats.

Chowdhury said that Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal has been promoting morality in politics and such principles would facilitate the party to expand its base in Assam and other northeastern states. The AAP is trying to present itself as the alternative to the two national parties — the BJP and the Congress — in the GMC elections.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma led the BJP’s election campaign and addressed multiple rallies across the city while Assam Pradesh Congress President Bhupen Borah led the state’s main opposition party on its campaign trail.

The political parties both national and local, have gone all out to woo the people promising a flood-free, crime-free and development centric city with piped water to all households besides availability of all other basic civic amenities.

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