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    Latur Municipal Corporation Election Results 2017

    Party

    Result
    2012

    Result
    2017

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

    00

    41

    Indian National Congress (INC)

    49

    28

    Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)

    13

    01

    Shiv Sena

    06

    00

    Others

    02

    00

  • 2:58 PM IST

    In a major victory, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday won 41 seats out of 70 seats of the Latur Municipal Corporation, pushing Congress party to second position. Congress that had won 49 seats in 2012 polls, could retain 28 seats in the Latur Municipal Corporation election 2017. The BJP maintained lead on more than 30 wards since the counting for votes began for Latur Municipal Corporation election results at 10 AM. The outcome also came as a setback for NCP that bagged just one seat. The NCP had won 13 seats in 2012 polls. Shiv Sena also lost all 6 seats it had won in 2012.

    The Latur Municipal Corporation election result is yet another jolt to Congress party that has been facing multiple defeats in elections across the country. With loss of 12 seats, NCP is also struggling to maintain its grip in rural parts of Maharashtra. On the other hand, the BJP continues to register victory after victory in Maharashtra and other parts of the country.
  • 1:43 PM IST

    LIVE- Latur Municipal Corporation Election Results: The counting for all the wards in Latur Municipal Corporation is done and Bharatiya Janata Party has emerged as the winner while Congress has managed to stay at second position.

  • 1:21 PM IST

    Party

    Wards secured

    BJP

    38

    Congress

    31

    NCP

    01

    Shiv Sena

    00

  • 1:19 PM IST

    LIVE- Latur Municipal Corporation Election Results: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won the Latur Municipal Corporation Elections 2017. While the saffron party has secured 38 seats, the Congress party has managed to secure 31 seats. The Shiv Sena party failed to open any account in Latur. NCP has managed to secure only one seat in Latur.

  • 1:07 PM IST

    LIVE- Latur Municipal Corporation Election Results: BJP has won in Latur with 40 seats. Congress has secured 26 wards.

  • 12:44 PM IST

    LIVE- Latur Municipal Corporation Election Results: In 2012 Latur Municipal Corporation elections, Congress had won 49 wards, while the NCP bagged 13. Shiv Sena had won 6 wards.

  • 12:23 PM IST

    LIVE- Latur Municipal Corporation Election Results: In a blow to Congress, the BJP has secured lead on 34 wards out of the 70. Congress is ahead in 24 wards.

  • 12:06 PM IST

    LIVE- Latur Municipal Corporation Election Results: Out of the 70 wards, the BJP has gained lead on 35 wards, while the Congress is ahead in 25 wards.

  • 11:51 AM IST

    LIVE- Latur Municipal Corporation Election Results: Congress candidate Asgar Patel is trailing behind BJP’s Ajit Patil.

Mumbai, Apr 21: Counting of votes for Latur Municipal Corporation Election Results 2017 will begin at 10 AM today. Stakes are high for Congress that rules the Latur Municipal Corporation, while Bharatiya Janata Party will try to wrest power. Polling for Latur Municipal Corporation (LMC) was held on April 19. As many as 407 candidates are trying their luck in Latur Municipal Corporation elections 2017. We will be updating live on Latur Municipal Corporation election results 2017. Catch the live updates on Latur Municipal Corporation election results here.

In Latur Municipal Corporation elections, it will a test of political clout for BJP leader and state minister Sambhajirao Nilangekar and the local Congress MLA Amit Deshmukh. Congress, which controls the corporation, had got a drubbing in the recent local body polls in Latur district. Latur has 2.78 lakh voters and recorded 60 per cent voting. In 2012 Latur Municipal Corporation elections, Congress had won 49 wards, while the NCP bagged 13. Shiv Sena had won 6 wards.

Besides Latur Municipal Corporation elections, counting of votes for Chandrapur and Parbhani municipal corporations will also take place today. The elections to three municipal corporations are considered as an acid test for the ruling BJP and the Opposition Congress and the NCP. A total of 1,285 candidates are in the fray for the 201 seats in the three municipal corporations, whose fate will be decided by 7.93 lakh voters across 1,038 polling stations.