Bhopal, Jan 20: The counting of votes for Madhya Pradesh Municipal Council Elections 2018 begins at 9 AM on Saturday, January 20. In Anuppur district, polling was held for Jaithari Nagar Parishad on January 17 and the counting of votes for the same will be held today. A total of 84.5 per cent voter turnout was recorded in Jaithari Nagar Parishad Elections. India.com is running live news updates on Madhya Pradesh Municipal Council and Panchayat Elections Results; stay here to catch instant updates on polling.

The voting for the Madhya Pradesh Municipal Council polls and Madhya Pradesh Panchayat Polls was held on January 17. A total of five districts – Dhar, Barwani, Khandwa, Guna, and Anuppur – went to polls in Madhya Pradesh Municipal Council Elections 2018. In Madhya Pradesh Local Body Elections 2018, 19 urban local bodies (plus 1 for bypoll) in 5 districts went to vote. (Also Read: 33% Candidates Crorepatis, 16% With Criminal Background, Says ADR Report)

DistrictWinner (President )Party
JaitahariNavratni ShuklaIND
WardWinner (Councillor)Party
1Sainki AgrawalINC
2Kanhaiya LalBJP
3Ravindra Singh RathoreBJP
4Radha KushwahaINC
5Bitti Bai KolBJP
6Sudha TamrkarIND
7Seema SondhiyaBJP
8Goga Vikas TamrkarINC
9TaradeviINC
10Meghraj RathoreIND
11Poonam SinghIND
12Usha Rani RathoreIND
13RajkishoreINC
14Ramsulia Pita Soghai BhariaIND
15Ashok Kumar RathoreBJP

The wards where the voting was held on January 17 are: Vivekananda ward, Kasturba Gandhi ward, Maharana Pratap ward, Rabindranath Tagore ward, Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar ward, Chandrashekahar Azad ward, Gurugovind Singh ward, Bhagat Singh ward, Subhash Chandra ward, Mahatma Gandhi ward, Sardar Patel ward, Shivaji ward, Laxmibai ward, Abdul Hamid ward, Lokmanya Tilak ward.

The main contenders in the Madhya Pradesh Municipal Council and Panchayat Elections 2018 are the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress.