Articles tagged under: JMC

Junagadh defeat due to internal differences in local unit of party: Congress

July 23, 2019
Junagadh defeat due to internal differences in local unit of party: Congress

Ahmedabad:Congress today said that the poor performance of the party in Junagadh Municipal Corporation election was because of the 'internal differences and annoyances' in the local unit. Gujarat spokesperson of the party Manish Doshi said that during the election the internal annoyances and differences among the local leaders of the party was on the fore and it has adversely affected our performance. 'We congratulate BJP for its victory,' he said adding that the party would re...Read More

BJP wins 54 of 59 seats in Junagadh Municipal Corporation, NCP 4, Congress 1

July 23, 2019
BJP wins 54 of 59 seats in Junagadh Municipal Corporation, NCP 4, Congress 1

Junagadh: Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has secured victory over 54 of total 59 seats in general election of Junagadh Municipal Corporation (JMC), one of six municipal corporations in Gujarat. BJP has thus retained civic body. Congress which had enjoyed power for one term in Junagadh previously could win just 1 seat in ward number 04. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) with Congress rebels as its most candidates has secured victory on 4 seats in ward number 08.Congress had won 16 seats in prev...Read More

JMC sees return of BJP on a day when saffron-wash seemed the order during counting of local body poll/by-poll

July 23, 2019
JMC sees return of BJP on a day when saffron-wash seemed the order during counting of local body poll/by-poll

Junagadh/Gandhinagar: Junagadh Municipal Corporation has seen return of ruling BJP to power with overwhelming majority on a day when a virtual 'saffron-wash' is visible during the counting of JMC poll and that of by-polls on 43 of Taluka, 5 of District Panchayats and one of Gandhinagar Muncipal Corporation. By 1130 am today, during the counting of JMC election that was held on July 21 amid rains, BJP has won 48 of the total 60 seats and has easily crossed the half way mark of 31. BJP...Read More

Around 50% turnout in Junagadh Municipal Corporation election amid rains; Counting on Tuesday

July 21, 2019
Around 50% turnout in Junagadh Municipal Corporation election amid rains; Counting on Tuesday

Junagadh: Polling is underway for general election of Junagadh Municipal Corporation, one of six municipal corporations in Gujarat today amid rounds of showers. Main fight is between ruling BJP and main opposition Congress. Triangle contest is taking place in at least one ward where Congress rebels are contesting as NCP candidates.Counting for JMC election is going to take place on July 23 at Junagadh Agriculture University campus. There are total 2.38 lakh registered voters eligible to ...Read More

Junagadh Congress chief Vinu Amipara joins BJP ahead of polling for civic body election

July 17, 2019
Junagadh Congress chief Vinu Amipara joins BJP ahead of polling for civic body election

Junagadh: Vinu Amipara, Congress party president of Junagadh city unit who resigned from the post a few days ago, today joined ruling BJP in presence of Gujarat BJP president Jitu Vaghani and other leaders. Junagadh will witness polling for civic body general election on July 21. Amipara is from politically active Leuva Patel community. He has contested Lok Sabha election in the past. With him, over a dozen important city unit level office bearers of Congress joined BJP. Amipara after joi...Read More

BJP releases manifesto for Junagadh civic election

July 15, 2019

Junagadh: Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today released its manifesto for Junagadh Municipal Corporation (JMC) general election. Highlighting points of manifesto include, employment through tourism, completion of Girnar rope way project during current year, beautification of Narsih Maheta pond and a ring road around it modeled on Kankaria Lake Front of Ahmedabad, construction of over bridges to solve traffic problem, up-keeping of heritage monuments, purchase of modern equipment for clea...Read More

Junagadh Congress leaders hold sit-in protest outside Amipara’s bungalow against ticket distribution

July 07, 2019
Junagadh Congress leaders hold sit-in protest outside Amipara’s bungalow against ticket distribution

Junagadh: Around two dozen Congress workers including sitting Councillors and other local leaders held sit-in protest outside the residence of Vinu Amipara who resigned yesterday from the post of the city Congress president. Sit-in protesters were seeking party to not accept Vinu Amipara's resignation. When interviewed, those participating sit-in protest blamed party observers for mess in local unit of party ahead of Junagadh Municipal Corporation (JMC) election, polling for which is goi...Read More

City Congress president resigns ahead of Junagadh Municipal Corporation election

July 06, 2019
City Congress president resigns ahead of Junagadh Municipal Corporation election

Junagadh: On the last day of filing nominations for candidature in Junagadh Municipal Corporation (JMC) general elections, city Congress president Vinu Amipariya has resigned today. It is learnt that Amipara was upset over selection of candidates. Amipara is Leuva Patidar community leader. He had earlier contested Porbandar Lok Sabha election also unsuccessfully as Congress candidate. It is understood that Amipara was feeling sidelined by party leader and former Mayor Satish Ahir (Ca...Read More

BJP state election committee to meet at CM residence for selection of candidates for Junagadh civic poll

June 26, 2019
BJP state election committee to meet at CM residence for selection of candidates for Junagadh civic poll

Gandhinagar:The meeting of Gujarat State Election Coordination Committee of ruling BJP was held at the CM residence here today in which the issues regarding selection of party candidates for July 21 election of Junagadh Municipal corporation were discussed. State BJP spokesperson Bharat Pandya said that the meeting in presence of CM Vijay Rupani was presided over by state party president Jeetu Vaghani. Four teams of observers of the party had already taken sense of the local party worke...Read More

Polling for Junagadh Municipal Corporation in Gujarat to be held on July 21, election schedule announced

June 24, 2019
Polling for Junagadh Municipal Corporation in Gujarat to be held on July 21, election schedule announced

By staff writer,Gandhinagar: Gujarat State Election Commission today announced the poll schedule for Junagadh Municipal Corporation which would be held on July 21. Secretary of the Commission Maheshbhai Joshi today said that the notification for the poll would be issued on July 1 with which the nomination process would begin and could be done till July 6. The scrutiny of papers would be done on July 8 while the names could be withdrawn till July 9. The polling would be h...Read More