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  • 4:10 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh Municipal Polls and Bypolls Results: BJP won 194 seats, while Congress bagged 145. Both BJP and Congress clinched 9 president posts each.

    Party

    President Post

    Councilors

    BJP

    9

    194

    Congress

    9

    145

    Others

    1

    13

    Counting Didn’t Take Place at Semriya Nagar Parishad

  • 3:37 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh Municipal Polls and Bypolls Results: BJP has won 189 seats, while Congress has won 144 so far.

  • 2:42 PM IST

    Party

    President Post

    Councilors

    BJP

    9

    182

    Congress

    8

    132

    Others

    1

    13

  • 2:30 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh Municipal Polls and Bypolls Results: BJP has won 174 seats, while Congress has won 128 so far. 13 seats have gone to other parties so far.

  • 2:13 PM IST

    Party

    President Post

    Councilors

    BJP

    8

    158

    Congress

    8

    117

    Others

    1

    10

  • 2:00 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh Municipal Polls and Bypolls Results: BJP has won 147 seats, while Congress has won 108 so far.

  • 1:47 PM IST

    BJP has bagged 135 seats in MP Municipal Polls and Bypolls, while Congress has won 102 so far. Counting of votes is underway.

  • 1:35 PM IST

    BJP has bagged 128 seats in MP Municipal Polls and Bypolls, while Congress has won 95 so far.

  • 1:22 PM IST

    BJP has won 114 seats in MP Municipal Polls and Bypolls, while Congress has won 94 so far as counting is underway.

  • 12:50 PM IST

    BJP has now won 8 President’s posts while Congress has won 5.

Bhopal, Jan 20: The results of Madhya Pradesh Municipal Council Elections 2018 and Madhya Pradesh Municipal Bypolls 2018 will be declared today, i.e., January 20. Counting of votes is set to begin at 8 am on Saturday. A total of 20 municipal bodies (Nagar Palika Parishads and Nagar Parishads) went to polls and bypolls in 10 districts of Madhya Pradesh. Voting was held on January 17. It is being said to be a fight between the Congress and the BJP in the ‘semi-final’ of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2018. Stay with India.com for Live updates on counting of votes.

Security has been tightened across the state for counting of votes today. A voter turnout of 69.08 per cent was recorded in the Nagar Palika Parishad and Nagar Parishad Elections.

In Barwani district, Sendhwa and Barwani municipal council and Pansemal, Khetia, Palsud, Anjad and Rajpur Nagar Parishad went to polls. While Omkareshwar Nagar Parishad in Khandwa district went to vote, Vijaypur-Raghogarh municipal council in Guna district went to polls. In Anuppur district, polling was held for Jaithari Nagar Parishad. In Dhar district, Pithampur, Dhar and Manawar municipalities and Sardarpur, Rajgarh, Dharampuri, Dhamnod, Kukshi and Dahi town councils went to polls.

Bypolls were held for Semaria town council in Rewa district and some wards in municipal councils of Singrauli and Sarni in Betul, Mandla, Sidhi, Sagar, Chhatarpur, Jhabua and Dhamoh, two wards in Satna and three wards of Balaghat. Polls were also held in town councils of Akoda in Bhind, Karnawad in Dewas district and Khilchipur in Rajgarh.

The BJP is in power in 13 of the local bodies that went to polls and Congress rules seven.