The counting of votes for the Uttarakhand urban local body elections, which will decide the fate of 4,978 candidates, is currently underway. The results are expected to get delayed as the counting of ballot votes is more time-consuming as compared to EVMs. Also Read - Uttarakhand Civic Poll Results 2018: BJP Bags 3 Mayoral Seats, Congress Fails to Turn Tide; Independents Outshine Mainstream Parties
According to Zee News, the first trend is expected to trickle by 10:30 AM, while the official results might be released by late evening. Also Read - Uttarakhand Civic Poll Results 2018 News Updates: Counting of Votes For Urban Local Body Elections Today
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The polling held on Sunday – which saw over 60 per cent voter turnout – passed off peacefully in all 84 urban bodies, including seven municipal corporations, 39 municipal councils and 38 nagar panchayats.
However, repolling was held at ward no 106, 107 and 108 of Udhampur Singh Nagar district on Monday as polling had to be stopped due to technical snag.
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The civic body polls are a high-stake battle for the ruling BJP which is looking to match its own impressive performance in assembly polls last year where it won 57 out of 70 seats.
It is significant for the Congress too which is struggling to stage a comeback.