Maharashtra Panchayat Election Results 2021: Shiv Sena leads with over 330 seats
According to the counting that began on Monday morning, Shiv Sena, National Congress Party (NCP), and Congress in Maharasthra are leading in Gram Panchayat Elections. Shiv Sena seems to be leading.
On Monday morning, the counting in 12,711 panchayats began.
Shiv Sena has won 87 of 119 panchayats in Ratnagiri, while in Kolhapur, which is a supporter of Congress, it is leading by bagging 16 panchayats followed by 13 won by NCP.
On January 15, around 12,711 village panchayat went to the polls while the remaining 162 will visit on January 20. Total 2,14,880 were in competition for 1,25,709 seats and 3,56,221 were nominated.
There are 27,920 gram panchayats in Maharashtra.
In 34 out of 36 districts in Maharashtra, polling for 14,000 gram panchayats was held peacefully on Friday.
At 12:16, Shiv Sena had won more than 336 panchayats, while BJP is in the second position with more than 266 panchayats. NCP has bagged over 220 panchayats while Congress is in the fourth position with over 145 panchayats.
At 12:33 today, it is neck to neck between Shiv Sena and BJP as both the parties have won around 390 bodies each.
Former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan-led panel in Karad in Satara district was defeated by BJP-led local panels. In Patan Tehsil in the Satara district, Shiv Sena has won more seats defeating NCP candidates. The tehsil has a stronghold of NCP leader Shashikant Shinde.
Shiv Sena is leading in Nandurbar, Nashik in north Maharashtra, while NCP leading in Ahmednagar, which is a citadel of Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat and BJP’s Radhakrishan Vikhe Patil.
“It is true that we are in the fourth position as far as the initial trend is concerned, but almost 90% of the results are yet to be declared. We are sure that we will get lead in Vidarbha from where the results are yet to be announced,” said Congress spokesperson Atul Londhe.