The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) registered a landslide victory in the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) elections, held Sunday (October 3), by winning 41 out of 44 seats on Tuesday. On the other hand, Congress bagged only two seats, while Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won one.
In the Okha Nagar Palika elections, too, BJP recorded a resounding victory, winning 34 out of the 36 seats.
"I am glad that the responsibility entrusted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to us was successfully achieved. Although, our state president was disappointed with not winning the remaining three seats. We will continue to work towards development," said Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel.
The BJP and Congress each fielded candidates on 44 seats, but AAP candidates were on 40 seats. There were also 14 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidates, two Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) candidates, six from other parties and 11 Independent candidates.