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Congress clinches Urban body polls in Punjab

  • 18, Feb 2021
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The ruling Congress has clinched the Urban body polls in Punjab. Congress won the six Municipal Corporations and emerged as the largest party in the seventh Municipal Corporation today.
The Congress won in Bathinda, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, Abohar, Batala and Pathankot Municipal Corporations.
In Moga Municipal Corporation Congress is short of six seats to control the municipal corporation.

The result of Mohali Corporation will be declared tomorrow as the repoll was ordered on two booths of the MC by State Election Commission.
In 109 Municipal Councils and Municipal Panchayats Congress has got hold of 78, Shiromani Akali Dal 5 and others of 14. In 12 Municipal Corporations and Municipal Panchayats no party has got the majority seats.
Interestingly in Anandpur Sahib and Dhanola Municipal Councils and Kiratpur Sahib Municipal Panchayat all the seats have gone to independents.

Sources : News on AIR