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Nanded Municipal Corporation Election Results: Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM May Lose All Seats

12 October 2017

The Congress party had won 41 seats in the last elections with the BJP getting just two seats.

In Hyderbagh Ward No. 11, all 04 Congress candidates - Sher Ali, Masood Khan, Asiya Habib Bagwan and Raziya Babu Khan have won the elections. Shiv Sena stood second with 14 seats while BJP managed to bag only two seats.

For the first time in the state, the SEC has deployed VVPAT (voter-verified paper audit trail) voting machines in 31 polling centres in Ward No. 2 as a pilot project in the elections which recorded a 65 per cent turnout on Wednesday.

According to latest reports, Congress is ahead in 28 seats out of 81 seats.

Asaduddin Owaisi's All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) seems to have failed in retaining seats in Nanded Waghala Municipal Corporation. But the tie-up didn't pay much for the AIMIM, show trends.

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A total of 578 candidates are in the poll fray. The Shiv Sena is leading on one seat. Independents and others are contesting the polls on 155 seats. 19 wards are represented by 04 members each, while 01 ward has 05 representatives.

In the run up to the polls, Chief Minister Fadnavis had accused the Shiv Sena of lobbying with the Congress to defeat the BJP.

Congress that is now ruling the civic body is seeking to retain it while the BJP, that has been thumping all other parties in most local body polls is seeking to seize power in Nanded. Nanded Waghala municipality is the home turf of Maharashtra Congress president and former chief minister, Ashok Chavan.

The AIMIM, a Hyderabad-based party, had contested the 2012 Nanded Municipal Corporation and won 13 (11 of its own and 02 partners) seats.

Nanded Municipal Corporation Election Results: Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM May Lose All Seats