Ranchi, Apr 20: The results of Jharkhand municipal elections or Jharkhand Nagar Nikay Chunav 2018 will be declared today. Counting of votes Jharkhand municipal elections results will begin at 8 am. Five municipal corporations or Nagar Nigams, 16 municipal councils or Nagar Parishads and 14 Nagar Panchayats went to poll on April 16. Zee Purvaiya or Zee Bihar-Jharkhand news channel will host live streaming of Jharkhand municipal elections results. Click here to watch live coverage on Jharkhand Nagar Nikay Chunav in Hindi.
Five municipal corporations that went to polls are: Modinagar Nagar Nigam, Hazaribagh Nagar Nigam, Giridih Nagar Nigam, Ranchi Nagar Nigam and Adityapur Nagar Nigam. 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.
Elections were held in Nagar Utari Nagar Panchayat, Husainabad Nagar Panchayat, Chhatarpur Nagar Panchayat, Latehar Nagar Panchayat, Domchanch Nagar Panchayat, Rajmahal Nagar Panchayat, Barharwa Nagar Panchayat, Basukinath Nagar Panchayat, Jamtada Nagar Panchayat, Khunti Nagar Panchayat, Bundu Nagar Panchayat, Saraikela Nagar Panchayat and Chakuliya Nagar Panchayat.
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).