SAD candidate Dharminder Singh wins: The results of the general/ by-elections of 8 Municipal Corporations and 109 Municipal Councils and Nagar Panchayats of Punjab held on February 14 have started coming out.
The results of municipal elections have come out in many places. Political parties are looking at the Municipal and Municipal Council elections as the 2022 semi-finals. Therefore, the results of these elections will determine the political landscape of Punjab.
SAD candidate Dharminder Singh from Ward No. 2 of Patti has won with 60 votes. Apart from this, Congress is the winner at No. 9-4 and Aam Aadmi Party is the winner at No. 3,6,7. Strict security arrangements have been made by the police outside the counting centers in view of the election results.
State Election Commission has ordered re-polling at 2 booths of Mohali Municipal Corporation today. Voting will resume at both these booths by 4.00 pm today. Counting will now begin at 9 a.m. on February 18, 2021.
According to the SEC, the Voting turnout recorded a new high in general/by-elections of 8 Municipal Corporations and 109 Municipal Councils and Nagar Panchayats of Punjab with 71.39 percentage of votes been polled.
According to the Punjab Election Commission, the Congress had fielded 2037 candidates, the SAD 1569, the BJP 1003, the Aam Aadmi Party 1006 and the BSP 106 candidates. Similarly, 2832 independent candidates are also contesting. A total of 9,222 candidates were in the fray in these elections.