Over 60 percent voters exercised their franchise in the elections held on Sunday for five municipal corporations in Maharashtra, officials said.
Stating that Shiv Sena`s success
in civic polls was only the beginning, Uddhav Thackeray said his party would win majority in 2014 state polls.
In the wake of its drubbing in the
Maharashtra civic polls, the state unit of Congress may soon
see a major organisational reshuffle, party sources said.
The NCP said that poor performance of Cong in the municipal polls may be the reason why the coalition could not wrest power from Shiv Sena & BJP.
Sena leader Manohar Joshi on Wednesday refuted media reports that
the party leadership was upset with him for Sena`s rout in
Dadar in the recent municipal corporation elections and said
there were several reasons for the loss.
With civic polls in Maharashtra throwing up mixed results for the NCP, Sharad Pawar met senior leaders to review the election performance.
Expressing satisfaction over the
results of civic polls in Mumbai and elsewhere in Maha, Uddhav Thackeray told reporters that he was overwhelmed.
No party has won a clear majority
in the Akola Municipal Corporation, as the results of yesterday`s election came in late on Friday afternoon.
An estimated 51 percent voters
Thursday exercised their franchise in the polls to the Pune
Municipal Corporation (PMC), official sources said.
President Pratibha Patil`s son Raosaheb Shekhawat has been issued a notice in connection with the seizure of Rs 1 cr unaccounted cash from Amravati.
Around 54% of about 2.02 crore electorate Thursday exercised their franchise for polls in 10 municipal corporations of Maharashtra.
Maharashtra Election Commission
Wednesday said that the political parties can publish
advertisements in newspapers even as the campaigning for
tomorrow`s civic polls concluded last evening.
Pratibha Patil`s son Raosaheb Shekhawat said Rs 1 crore seized as unaccounted cash was meant for distribution among financially weak candidates.
Supporters of social activist
Anna Hazare Saturday released an audio CD which contains message
for voters ahead of the Zilla Parishad and Municipal
Corporation elections in Maharashtra.
MNS chief Raj Thackeray announced the first list of his party`s candidates for the Mumbai, Thane, Pune and Nashik municipal corporation elections.
The Congress will not take Suresh Kalmadi`s services for the civic polls there scheduled for
The announcement of civic polls for February 16 in Maharashtra virtually heralds the battle for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.
Congress emerged the front runner in the results declared for 132 municipal councils in the first round of local bodies` elections in Maharashtra.
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August 27, 2014
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