Jharkhand municipal election 2018 results LIVE: BJP wins big, CM Raghubar Das credits PM Modi, Amit Shah for victory

 The ruling BJP on Friday won all the five municipal corporations and registered thumping victories in Nagar Parishad and Nagar Panchayat polls in Jharkhand. 

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:31
Jharkhand Nagar Nigam election results 2018: People queue up to cast their votes in Hazaribag, Jharkhand on April 16, 2018

RANCHI: In a big boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his chief election strategist and party president Amit Shah, the ruling BJP on Friday won all the five municipal corporations and registered thumping victories in Nagar Parishad and Nagar Panchayat polls in Jharkhand.

The victory holds significance for BJP since it was the first time that the polls were held on party lines in Jharkhand. While BJP's Asha Lakra won the Mayor's post in the Ranchi Municipal Corporation, Sanjiv Vijayavergiya won the Deputy Mayor's post, State Election Commissioner NN Pandey told a press conference after counting of the votes. While Lakra defeated Jharkhand Mukti Morcha's Varsha Gaadi, Vijayavergiya trounced Congress' Rajesh Kumar Gupta. Roshni Tirkey won the Mayor's post in Hazaribagh Municipal Corporation defeating Gunja Devi of the Congress and Raj Kumar Lal won the Deputy Mayor's post by trouncing Anand Dev of Congress.

In Giridih, Sunil Kumar Paswan won the Mayoral post beating Congress's Samir Raj Choudhary while Prakash Ram won the Deputy Mayor's post by defeating Mohammad Istiak of the Congress. In Adityapur Municipal Corporation, Vinod Srivastav defeated Congress's Yogendra Sharma for the post of Mayor while Amit Singh won Deputy Mayor's post defeating Manoj Mahto of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha.

For Medininagar Municipal Corporation, Aruna Shankar defeated independent candidate Punam Singh to win the Mayor's post, Rakesh Kumar Singh defeated Congress's Manoj Singh for the post of Deputy Mayor. The BJP also performed well in the Nagar Parishad and Nagar Panchayat polls. The BJP also performed well in the Nagar Parishad and Nagar Panchayat polls. The party won seven posts of president and five vice president in 16 Nagar Parishads. 

The opposition parties - JMM and Congress - managed to win four and two president posts respectively, and two and three of vice president posts, respectively. In Nagar Panchayat elections, the BJP won nine president and five vice president posts of the total of 14 Nagar Panchayats. 

The polling for the keenly contested Jharkhand Municipal Elections 2018 (Jharkhand Nagar Nikay Chunav 2018) was held on April 16. The elections were held for five Municipal Corporations (Nagar Nigam), 16 Municipal Councils (Nagar Parishad) and 13 Nagar Panchayats in Jharkhand on April 16. Bypolls were also held at four local bodies – Jhumri Tilaiya, Deoghar, Dhanbad and Bishrampur.

The election to the 34 local bodies in Jharkhand witnessed a triangular fight between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha led by Shibu Soren, which has a strong voter base in the tribal regions. An overall voter turnout of 65.15 percent was recorded in the Jharkhand civic body polls, with the lowest voter turnout recorded in the state’s largest urban local body - Ranchi Municipal Corporation.

Catch the live results updates of all 34 local bodies and 4 by-polls in Jharkhand here:

Jharkhand Nagar Nigam election results 2018 live updates: Medininagar, Hazaribagh, Giridih, Ranchi, Adityapur nikay chunav 2018

Jharkhand Nagar Parishad election results 2018 live updates: Garhwa, Chatra, Madhupur, Godda, Sahibganj, Pakur, Dumka, Mihijam, Bishrampur

Jharkhand Nagar Parishad election results 2018 live updates: Chirkunda, Phusro, Ramgarh, Lohardaga, Gumla, Simdega, Chaibasa, Kapali, Jhumri Tilaiya

Jharkhand Nagar Panchayat election results 2018 live updates: Nagaruntari, Hussainabad, Chhattarpur, Latehar, Domchanch, Rajmahal, Barharwa

Jharkhand Nagar Panchayat election results 2018 live updates: Nagaruntari, Hussainabad, Chhattarpur, Latehar, Domchanch, Rajmahal, Barharwa

Jharkhand Nagar Panchayat election results 2018 live updates: Basukinath, Jamtara, Khunti, Bundu, Saraikela, Chakulia

Jharkhand Municipal Corporation election results 2018 live updates: Deoghar and Dhanbad

20 April 2018, 20:32 PM

Here is the detailed list of winners in Jharkhand local body polls 2018. 

20 April 2018, 20:30 PM

Here are the results. 

20 April 2018, 20:28 PM

The opposition parties - JMM and Congress - managed to win four and two president posts respectively, and two and three of vice president posts, respectively. In Nagar Panchayat elections, the BJP won nine president and five vice president posts of the total of 14 Nagar Panchayats. 

20 April 2018, 20:28 PM

The BJP performed well in the Nagar Parishad and Nagar Panchayat polls. The party won seven posts of president and five vice president in 16 Nagar Parishads. 

20 April 2018, 20:26 PM

The results of the local body polls in Jharkhand are out. Ruling BJP has swept all the five municipal corporations and registered thumping victories in Nagar Parishad and Nagar Panchayat polls in Jharkhand. 

20 April 2018, 17:13 PM

20 April 2018, 16:30 PM

Jharkhand municipal, nagar panchayat, nagar nigam polls: Here is the full list of winners

20 April 2018, 15:52 PM

Mayoral polls final results:

Adityapur Nagar Nigam: 
Mayor - Vinod Srivastava (BJP); Deputy Mayor - Amit Singh (BJP)

Hazaribagh Nagar Nigam  
Mayor - Roshni Tirki (BJP); Deputy Mayor - Rajkumar Lal (BJP)

Giridih Nagar Nigam  
Mayor -  Sunil Paswan (BJP); Deputy Mayor - Prakash Ram (BJP)

Modinagar Nagar Nigam  
Mayor - Aruna Shankar (BJP) ; Deputy Mayor - Rakesh Kumar (BJP)

Ranchi Nagar Nigam  
Mayor - Asha Lakra (BJP); Deputy Mayor - Sanjeev Vijayavargiya (BJP)

20 April 2018, 15:21 PM

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das has given the credit for BJP's victory in the polls to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah. "This is the victory of PM Modi's policies and Amit Shah's guidance. This vindicates the developmental work done by the government in the state.

20 April 2018, 15:14 PM

20 April 2018, 15:03 PM

20 April 2018, 14:46 PM

BJP is leading in 8 seats, Congress in 5, AJSU 1 and others in 2 seats in the Jharkhand Nagar Parishad election results. The 16 Nagar Parishads for which polling was held on April 16 are – Garhwa, Chatra, Madhupur, Godda, Sahibganj, Pakur, Dumka, Mihijam, Bishrampur, Chirkunda, Phusro, Ramgarh, Lohardaga, Gumla, Simdega, Chaibasa, Kapali, Jhumri Tilaiya, Nagaruntari, Hussainabad, Chhattarpur, Latehar, Domchanch, Rajmahal, Barharwa. Read details here.

20 April 2018, 14:19 PM

In the 18 seats for Nagar parishad polls, BJP is leading in 8, JMM in 2, Congress in 5 and AJSU in 1.

20 April 2018, 14:16 PM

BJP has won all 5 mayoral seats. Ranchi, where BJP's Asha Larka was the mayor, was initially trailing but she emerged as the winner with a huge margin. Read details here.

20 April 2018, 12:28 PM

Winner's list

Sahibganj Nagar Panchayat Chairman: BJP Sriniwas Yadav
Sahibganj Nagar Panchayat Deputy-Chairman: BJP's Ramanand Shah

Jhumritalaiya Nagar Parishad Chairman: BJP's Prakash Ram

Madhupur Nagar Parishad in Deodhar Chairman: JMM's Latika Murmur
Madhupur Nagar Parishad in Deodhar Deputy-Chairman: JMM's Zia Ul haq

Chaibasa Nagar Parishad Chairman: JMM's Mithilesh Thakur
Chaibasa Nagar Parishad Deputy-Chairman: JMM's Doma Minjh

Gumla Nagar Parishad Chairman: Congress's Deep Narayan Oraon
Gumla Nagar Parishad Deputy-Chairman: JMM's Kaleem Akhtar

Ranchi Bundungar Nagar Panchayat Chairman: BJP's Oraon
Ranchi Bundungar Nagar Panchayat Deputy Chairman: AJSU's Sunil Jaiswal

Phurso Nagar Parishad Deputy-Chairman: Congress's Chedi Muniya

Domchanch Nagar Panchayat Deputy-Chairman: RJD's Pappu Mehta

20 April 2018, 12:19 PM

Sahibganj Nagar Panchayat Chairman: BJP Sriniwas Yadav

Sahibganj Nagar Panchayat Deputy-Chairman: BJP's Ramanand Shah

 

20 April 2018, 11:01 AM

Latehar nagar panchayat Chairman: BJP's Sitamani Devi wins

Saraikela nagar panchayat Deputy Chairman: JMM's Manoj Chowdhry  wins

20 April 2018, 11:01 AM

Dhanbad's Chirkunda Nagar Parishad Chairman: BJP candidate W Baori

Kodarma's Domchanch Nagar Panchayat: AJSU Raj Kumar Mehta

20 April 2018, 10:49 AM

Phurso Nagar Parishad Deputy-Chairman: Congress's Chedi Muniya

Domchanch Nagar Panchayat Deputy-Chairman: RJD's Pappu Mehta

20 April 2018, 10:49 AM

Winner's list

Simdega Nagar Parishad Chairman: Congress's Pushpa Kullu
Godda Nagar Parishad deputy-chairman: JVM's Benu Devi 
Godda Nagar Parishad chairman: Independent Guddu Mandal 
Pakur Nagar Parishad deputy-chairman: BJP's Sunil Sinha
Chatra Nagar Parishad chairman: BJP's Gunja Devi 
Chatra Nagar Parishad deputy chairman: JVM's Sudesh Kumar

20 April 2018, 10:20 AM

Voting trends for Mayor's post
BJP: 5
JMM: 0
CONG:0
AJSU:2
JVM: 0
OTHERS:1

20 April 2018, 10:12 AM

Sajeeda Khatoon has won from Hazaribagh ward number 2 

20 April 2018, 10:11 AM

Jitendra Pathak has won Latehar Nagar panchayat ward number 2 by 149 votes. Ruby Devi has won from Latehar ward number 6.

20 April 2018, 10:10 AM

Congress creates a ruckus over recounting in Dhanbad after BJP candidate wins

20 April 2018, 10:08 AM

Lohardaga Nagar Parishad Chairman: Congress's Anupama Bhagat

20 April 2018, 10:06 AM

In Godda Nagar Parishad, Independent candidate Pratyashi Jitendra Mondal wins. JVM candidate Pratyashi Benu wins Deputy post.

20 April 2018, 09:52 AM

Mayoral polls: 5 seats
BJP leading in 1 seat, JMM leading in 1 seat 

 

20 April 2018, 09:49 AM

In a big win, BJP's Sampa Saha wins Chairman position in Pakur. In Dumka, Opposition leading in deputy chairperson's post

 

20 April 2018, 09:45 AM

Chatra Nagar Parishad chairman: BJP's Gunja Devi 

20 April 2018, 09:43 AM

Counting trends for Mayor's post
BJP: 2
JMM: 0
CONG:0
AJSU:0
JVM: 0
OTHERS:0

Counting trends for Deputy Mayor's post
BJP: 0
JMM: 0
CONG:0
AJSU:0
JVM: 0
OTHERS:0

20 April 2018, 08:57 AM

Jitendra Pathak has won Latehar Nagar panchayat ward number 2 by 149 votes. Ruby Devi has won from Latehar ward number 6. Sajeeda Khatoon has won from Hazaribagh ward number 2.

20 April 2018, 08:54 AM

BJP is currently leading in Latehar, Hazaribag and Koti.

20 April 2018, 08:33 AM

BJP is currently leading in Simdega. Jharkhand witnessed a triangular fight between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha. 

20 April 2018, 08:31 AM

Ajay Das wins from Pakur District, Jharkhand

20 April 2018, 08:31 AM

Ajay Das wins from Pakur District, Jharkhand

20 April 2018, 08:31 AM

Ajay Das wins from Pakur District, Jharkhand

20 April 2018, 08:31 AM

Ajay Das wins from Pakur District, Jharkhand

20 April 2018, 08:31 AM

Ajay Das wins from Pakur District, Jharkhand

20 April 2018, 08:29 AM

Malay Das wins from Ward 6 in Chakuliya Nagar Panchayat polls

20 April 2018, 08:00 AM

Counting of votes begins in all  34 local bodies and 4 by-polls. The polls were held for five Municipal Corporations (Nagar Nigam), 16 Municipal Councils (Nagar Parishad) and 13 Nagar Panchayats in Jharkhand on April 16.

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