| Jaipur |
Up to date: December 14, 2020 1:09:03 pm
Following the setback in Panchayati Raj polls, the Congress in Rajasthan on Sunday managed an excellent efficiency within the City Native Our bodies (ULBs) elections with wins in 619 wards.
Within the outcomes declared Sunday for 1,775 wards of fifty ULBs in 12 districts, Congress received 619 wards, in comparison with the BJP’s 548.
BJP additionally fell behind Independents, who received 596 wards. Different events within the fray included the Bahujan Samaj Party (7), Communist Party of India (2), CPI [Marxist] (2) and Rashtriya Loktantrik Get together (RLP) (1).
Within the latest Panchayati Raj polls, BJP had managed to elect Zila Pramukhs in 12 Zila Parishad whereas Congress managed simply 5 Zila Pramukhs.
Addressing a press convention Sunday night, Congress state president Govind Singh Dotasra stated the outcomes point out that the BJP is rising “away” from the city voters, falling means behind Unbiased votes.
He stated that of the overall 50 ULBs — 43 Nagar Palika and seven Nagar Parishad — “Congress has received a majority in 17 and so far as Independents are involved, most of them are Congress-backed” and claimed that Congress can be profitable in forming a Board in over 30 of the 50 ULBs which went to polls.
Requested in regards to the excessive variety of Independents successful the polls, Dotasra stated that “with Congress being the ruling get together, each second candidate was hopeful of a celebration ticket and in its absence, they contested as an Unbiased.”
He stated that as a part of Congress’ technique, it fielded Independents in a number of locations — reasonably than distributing symbols — resembling in Bharatpur, “and this technique succeeded”.
BJP leaders didn’t touch upon the losses.
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