Ranchi, Apr 20: The counting of votes for Ranchi Municipal Corporation Elections 2018 (Ranchi Nagar Nigam Chunav 2018) began at 8 AM on Friday. The results for 53 wards under the Ranchi Nagar Nigam are expected to be out by late afternoon. The Ranchi Nagar Nigam went to polls along with four other Municipal Corporations in Jharkhand on Monday, April 16. (Click here for live updates on Ranchi Municipal Corporation Elections 2018 Vote Count)

For Ranchi Nagar Nigam Elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded Asha Lakra and Sanjiv Vijaywargiya against AJSU’s Kusum Ranjita Singh Munda and Munchun Rai for Mayor and Deputy Mayor post, respectively.

The counting of votes in Ranchi is being held at Pandra Bazaar and Kundru.

Here is the winning candidates of Mayor, Deputy Mayor Posts

Candidate NamePost
Asha Lakra (BJP)Mayor
 Sanjeev Vijayavargiya (BJP) Deputy Mayor

Here is the list of ward-wise winning candidates:

Ranchi Nagar Nigam WardsCandidates Name
Ward 1Naval Tirki
Ward 2Gandhura Unav
Ward 3Basanti Lakra
Ward 4Husna Arrah
Ward 5Gayatri Devi
Ward 6Monika
Ward 6
Ward 7
Ward 8
Ward 9
Ward 10
Ward 11
Ward 12 Kulbhushan Dumdum
Ward 13 Poonam Devi
Ward 14 Dinesh Ram
Ward 15
Ward 16 Nazma Raza
Ward 17
Ward 18 Asha Devi Gupta
Ward 19
Ward 20 Sunil Yadav
Ward 21
Ward 22
Ward 23 Sajda Khatoon
Ward 24 Vijayalakshmi Soni
Ward 25 Arjun Ram
Ward 26 Arun Jha
Ward 27 Om Prakash
Ward 28
Ward 29
Ward 30
Ward 31
Ward 32
Ward 33
Ward 34 Vinod Singh
Ward 35 Jhali Linda
Ward 36 Savita Khujur
Ward 37
Ward 38
Ward 39
Ward 40
Ward 41
Ward 42
Ward 43
Ward 44
Ward 45 Naseem Gaddi
Ward 46 Sita Munda
Ward 47 Kavita Sangha
Ward 48
Ward 49
Ward 50
Ward 51
Ward 52
Ward 53

Ranchi Municipal Corporation recorded the lowest turnout of 49.3 per cent. It is the state’s largest urban local body.

Meanwhile, the counting of votes for Jharkhand Municipal Elections 2018 (Jharkhand Nagar Nikay Chunav 2018) is also underway in the state.