New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Prime Minister Narendra today congratulated his party BJP for outstanding results in the Gujarat Local Body Elections for  8,474 seats spread across the three local bodies -- Municipalities, District Panchyat and Tehsil Panchayat -- in 27 districts. PM Modi said that the results clearly showed that the people of Gujarat are with the BJP's agenda of development and good governance.  

'Results of Nagar Palika, Taluka Panchayat & District Panchayat polls across Gujarat give a crystal clear message- Gujarat is firm with the BJP’s agenda of development & good governance. I bow to the people of Gujarat for the unwavering faith & affection towards BJP': PM Modi said. 

The BJP has gained a lead by winning 2,085 seats, while the Congress won 602 seats so far across various municipalities, district and taluka panchayats in Gujarat where results for 2,771 seats out of the total 8,474 were declared till 1 pm on Tuesday. There is a total of 8,474 seats across the three local bodies. As per the results available till 1 pm, the BJP has so far bagged 2,085 seats, while Congress has won 602 seats across these local bodies, the SEC said.

New entrant Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has won 15 seats, Bahujan Samaj Party-5, while independents have won 42 seats. In municipalities, the BJP has so far won 803 seats and the Congress-159. In district panchayats, the BJP has till now bagged 246 seats and the Congress-55. In taluka panchayats, the BJP has so far emerged victorious in 1,036 seats and the Congress in 388 seats. More than 58,000 poll and security personnel are involved in the counting being conducted at 542 centres in Gujarat, the SEC said.

Here are the Highlights from Gujarat Local Body Poll Results 2021:

6:00 pm: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani will meet all the BJP MLAs in the state at 6:30 pm today.

5:50 pm: Results of Nagar Palika, Taluka Panchayat & District Panchayat polls across Gujarat give a crystal clear message- Gujarat is firmly with the BJP’s agenda of development & good governance. I bow to the people of Gujarat for the unwavering faith & affection towards BJP: PM Modi

5:30 pm: Gujarat Congress president Amit Chavda and state Congress Legislative Party leader Paresh Dhanani resign

5:00 pm: Gujarat: BJP wins 1,967 seats in nagar palika elections, Congress bags 356 seats, & AAP wins 9 seats. In district panchayat elections, BJP registers victory on 735 panchayats seats, Congress on 157, & AAP on 2 seats.

3:30 pm: The results of the Gujarat local elections till 3:40 pm are as follows:

District Panchayat 769/980
BJP- 635
Congress- 125
Others- 9

Tehsil Panchayat 3638/4774
BJP- 2555
Congress- 948
Others- 135

Municipality 2261/2720
BJP- 1806
Congress-320
Others- 135

3:00 pm: BJP has won 21 seats in Umargam municipality of Valsad district.

2:45 pm: Out of 38 seats in Valsad district panchayat, BJP wins 18 so far.

2:30 pm: BJP has won 19 seats in the Ankleshwar municipality of Bharuch district. There are total 36 seats in this municipality.

2:15 pm: BJP wins 12 seats while Congress wins eight seats in Bharuch Municipality. There are total 44 seats in the municipality.

2:00 pm: As per trends at 1 pm, BJP seems to have consolidated its lead and is likely to win by a huge margin in the municipalities, district panchayats and taluka panchayats. Congress is a distant second and the AAP has won about 46 seats. 

District Panchayat: 403 seats out of 980

BJP: 315
Congress: 75
Others: 13

Tehsil Panchayat: 2018 seats out of 4774

BJP: 1,620
Congress: 368
Others: 030

Municipality: 1791 seats  out of 2720

BJP: 1,395
Congress: 365
Others: 31

1;40 pm: BJP wins 12 seats while Congress wins eight seats in Bharuch Municipality. There are total of 44 seats in the municipality.

1:25 pm: BJP has won 19 seats in the Ankleshwar municipality of Bharuch district. There are total of 36 seats in this municipality.

1:15 pm: Out of total of 36 seats of Rajkot, BJP is leading on 25 seats, while Congress has bagged 11 seats. 

1:00 pm: Out of 36 seats in Modasa Nagarpalika, Bharatiya Janata Party is leading on 19 seats while Congress is trailing on four seats. 

12:35 pm: Nagarpalika: 904 seats declared out of 2720

BJP - 672
Congress - 203
AAP - 22
Others - 7

Zila Parishad: 265 seats declared out of 980

BJP - 187
Congress- 65
AAP - 2
Independents - 11

Tehsil Panchayat: 919 seats declared out of 4774

BJP - 718
Congress - 177
AAP - 18

12:15 pm: Gujarat Municipal Election 2021 counting of votes' update: Out of 231 taluka panchayats, BJP leading in 73, Congress in 11 and others in 3. Out of 31 district panchayats, BJP leading in 28. In 81 municipalities BJP leading in 60, Congress in 6 and others in 1

12:10 pm: BJP wins 358 taluka panchayat seats, Congress wins 94 seats, AAP wins 4 seats.

12:00 pm: 

11:45 am: Results of nine out of 158 seats have been declared In Junagadh. Congress is leading with victory in 5 seats while BJP and AAP have bagged two seats each. In other regions, BJP has emerged victorious in Ganjisar seat of Santalpur taluka panchayat, Ward No.1 of Bardoli Nagarpalika, Ward No.1 of Amod Nagarpalika and Botad Nagarpalika.

11:30 am: According to latest data, votes for 318 out of the total 8,235 seats that went to polls have been counted. BJP has won 308 seats, Congress 9 and AAP 1. BJP is also leading in 20 out of 31 district panchayats. 

11:15 am: Trends at 11 am: 

Zila Panchayat 

BJP- 181 seats

Congress- 33 Seats

Others- 01 seats

Tehsil Panchayat

BJP- 460 seats

Congress- 95 seats

Others- 06 seats

Nagarpalika 

BJP- 339 Seats

Congress- 62 Seats

Others- 03 seats

10:55 am: With counting underway in Gujarat local bodies polls, BJP is leading in both Unjha Nagar Palika and Kutch tehsil while AAP has won the Jamnagar panchayat tehsil. 

10:30 am: As counting began, BJP took early lead in municipalities, district panchayats and taluka panchayats results.

10:15 am: BJP Candidate Rajbhai Vader Wins from One Vote

10:00 am: Trends at 10 am: 

Zila Panchayat

BJP- 90 seats

Congress- 10 seats

Others- 01 seats

Tehsil Panchayat

BJP- 210

Congress- 45

Others- 05

9:35 am: In some villages in the tribal-dominated districts of Panchmahal and Chhota Udepur, people decided to stay away from the electoral process to mark their protest against “lack of development” in their region.

9:20 am: Counting begins across 27 districts of Gujarat where elections were held on Sunday. 

9:10 am: Over 60 per cent of voter turnout was recorded in the elections to Gujarat's 81 Municipalities, 31 district Panchayats and 231 Taluka Panchayats

8:55 am: The counting of votes will start at 9 am.

8:45 am: In 81 Municipalities, a voter turnout of 58.82 per cent was recorded, while the figure was 65.80 for the district panchayats and 66.60 per cent for taluka panchayats.

8:30 am: Polls were held for 8,235 out of 8,474 seats as candidates were elected unopposed on 237 seats and no forms were submitted in two.

Posted By: Abhinav Gupta