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  • 3:09 PM IST

    Jharkhand Nagar Nigam Polls 2018 Results Live: The final results of Jharkhand Municipal Corporation Elections 2018 are out. Thank you for being with us for Live updates. For more news and updates, log on to India.com.

  • 3:02 PM IST

    Jharkhand Nagar Nigam Polls 2018 Results Live: The BJP has won Mayor and Deputy Mayor posts on all five Municipal Corporations – Adityapur, Hazaribagh, Giridih, Modinagar and Ranchi. Here is the list of elected Mayors and Deputy Mayors:

    Local Body Mayor (Party) Deputy Mayor (Party)
    Adityapur Nagar Nigam Vinod Srivastava (BJP) Amit Singh (BJP)
    Hazaribagh Nagar Nigam Roshni Tirki (BJP) Rajkumar Lal (BJP)
    Giridih Nagar Nigam Sunil Paswan (BJP) Prakash Ram (BJP)
    Modinagar Nagar Nigam Aruna Shankar (BJP) Rakesh Kumar (BJP)
    Ranchi Nagar Nigam Asha Lakra (BJP) Sanjeev Vijayavargiya (BJP)
  • 2:52 PM IST

    Jharkhand Nagar Nigam Polls 2018 Results Live: BJP’s Asha Lakra wins mayoral post in Ranchi Municipal Corporation.

  • 1:34 PM IST

    Jharkhand Nagar Nigam Polls 2018 Results Live: BJP’s Vinod Srivastava, Amit Singh have won Mayor and Deputy Mayor posts in Adityapur Municipal Corporation.

  • 1:22 PM IST

    Jharkhand Nagar Nigam Polls 2018 Results Live: BJP’s Sanjeev Vijayavarfiya is leading by over 26,000 votes on Deputy Mayor post after 6 rounds of counting in Ranchi Municipal Corporation.

  • 1:15 PM IST

    Jharkhand Nagar Nigam Polls 2018 Results Live: Adityapur Municipal Corporation update – BJP’s Vinod Srivastava leading on Mayoral post, party’s Amit Singh leading on Deputy Mayor post.

  • 1:08 PM IST

    Jharkhand Nagar Nigam Polls 2018 Results Live: After fourth round of counting, BJP is now leading on both Mayor and Deputy Mayor post in Ranchi Municipal Corporation. Meanwhile, Congress is second on Deputy Mayor post and has surpassed JMM.

  • 12:54 PM IST

    Jharkhand Nagar Nigam Polls 2018 Results Live: According to the latest update, JMM is now leading on both Mayor and Deputy Mayor post in Ranchi Municipal Corporation.

Ranchi, Apr 20: The results for the Jharkhand Municipal Corporation Elections 2018 (Jharkhand Nagar Nigam Chunav) are being declared today. Counting of votes for five Municipal Corporations in Jharkhand began at 8 AM and the final results are expected to be out by late afternoon. Both Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress are confident of performing well in the Jharkhand local polls. The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) too is upbeat. Voting took place for the Jharkhand Civic Polls on Monday, April 16 from 7 am to 5 pm. Catch updates of results for Jharkhand local body polls 2018 here.

A total voter turnout of 65.15 per cent was recorded in the Jharkhand Civic Polls overall, Ranchi Municipal Corporation, which is the state’s largest urban local body, recorded the lowest turnout of 49.3 per cent. RMC election candidates had said that they will approach the State Election Commission with complaints of errors and names missing from voter lists on polling day.

The contest has become even more interesting with candidates for the post of Mayor and Deputy Mayor fighting on the party symbol.

The Nagar Nigams that went to polls were:

  • Modinagar Nagar Nigam
  • Hazaribagh Nagar Nigam
  • Giridih Nagar Nigam
  • Ranchi Nagar Nigam
  • Adityapur Nagar Nigam

According to Jharkhand State Election Commission, 278 candidates were in the fray for 34 Mayor and chairman seats,  320 for Deputy Mayor and Vice chairman, 122 for Mayoral and Presidential posts and 23 candidates for Deputy Mayor and Vice President posts.

The results for Jharkhand Nagar Parishad Elections 2018 and Jharkhand Nagar Panchayat elections 2018 will also be declared today. Along with 5 Nagar Nigams, voting took place for 16 Municipal Councils (Nagar Parishad) and 13 Nagar Panchayats.