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  • 4:11 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh Municipal Polls and Bypolls Results: BJP won 194 councilor 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

  • 2:42 PM IST

    Party

    President Post

    Councilors

    BJP

    9

    182

    Congress

    8

    132

    Others

    1

    13

  • 2:02 PM IST

    Party

    President Post

    Councilors

    BJP

    8

    147

    Congress

    8

    108

    Others

    1

    10

  • 1:48 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.

  • 1:23 PM IST
    BJP has clinched 6 President posts, while the Congress bagged 7.
  • 12:50 PM IST

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

  • 12:38 PM IST

    BJP has clinched 6 President posts, while the Congress bagged 5.

  • 12:35 PM IST

    BJP has won 87 seats in MP Municipal Polls and Bypolls, while Congress has won 66 so far as counting is underway.

  • 11:44 AM IST

    Nagar Palika Parishads and Nagar Prishads Results so far:

    President’s post: BJP 6, Congress 2, IND 1
    Councillors: BJP 67, Congress 54, IND 8

Bhopal, Jan 20: Counting of votes for Madhya Pradesh Municipal and Panchayat Elections and Bypolls 2018 will take place today. Results will start coming in from 8 am when counting begins. The local body elections in Madhya Pradesh are being said to be a semi-final for the Assembly Elections in the state. Voting for the MP Civic Body and Panchayat Elections was held on January 17. Stay with India.com for Live updates on counting of votes.

While a voter turnout of 69.08 per cent was recorded in the Municipal bodies elections, the Panchayat elections recorded 59.59 per cent voting.

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

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.

Besides municipal bodies, a total of 51 Panchayats also went to polls in the state.