Ranchi, Apr 20: Counting of votes for Jharkhand municipal council or Nagar Parishad elections results is underway. 16 municipal councils or Nagar Parishads went to poll on April 16. Along with 16 municipal councils, elections were also held in five municipal corporations (Nagar Nigam) and 13 Nagar Panchayats in Jharkhand. We will be doing live updates on Jharkhand municipal council elections results. Stay connected with us to get instant updates on the counting of votes for Jharkhand Nagar Parishad elections results.
A total of 52.23 per cent voting was recorded on Monday for 16 municipal councils, five municipal corporations (Nagar Nigam) and 13 Nagar Panchayats. Municipal council elections were held in Ramgarh Nagar Parishad, Gadva Nagar Parishad, Chatra Nagar Parishad, Madhupur Nagar Parishad, Gadda Nagar Parishad, Sahebganj Nagar Parishad, Pakud Nagar Parishad, Dumka Nagar Parishad, Mihijam Nagar Parishad, Chirkunda Nagar Parishad, Fusro Nagar Parishad, Lohardaga Nagar Parishad, Gumla Nagar Parishad, Simdega Nagar Parishad, Chaibasa Nagar Parishad and Kapali Nagar Parishad.
Jharkhand Municipal elections or Jharkhand Nagar Nikay Chunav 2018 witnessed a triangular contest between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM). Political analysts see the Jharkhand municipal elections as a curtain raiser for the Assembly elections in the state due next year. The outcome would be closely monitored as candidates for the post of Mayor and Deputy Mayor fighting on the party symbol. Catch live updates on Jharkhand municipal council elections results here.