Gujarat, November 29: The ruling BJP seems to be making its presence felt election by election in every state across India. In the latest hit, the party managed to score a big win in the municipal and Panchayat by-polls in Gujarat. The election results are a critical indicator of the public mood merely one year before the crucial Gujarat assembly elections.
The results today showed a clear BJP victory leaving behind a subdued Congress that performed below expectations. Individual council results were clear indicators of this fact. In the Vapi municipal polls , out of 44 seats, the BJP have won 41, while the Congress managed to secure 3 seats. Similarly, in the Kanakpur-Kansad municipal polls in Surat, out of 28 seats, the BJP bagged 27, while Congress secured a paltry single seat. Meanwhile, in the Taluka panchayat and municipal by polls, BJP bagged 23 seats while the Congress won 8 seats.