Articles tagged under: Municipal Corporation Elections 2015

Vadodara gets new Mayor

December 14, 2015

Vadodara BJP Councillor Bharat Dangar has been elected as new Mayor of Vadodara Municipal Corporation. Dangar is faculty in MS University of Vadodara. He has been president of city party unit. BJP Councillor Yogesh Patel has been elected as Deputy Mayor while Jigishaben Sheth has been made Chairman of Standing Committee. BJP won majority in Vadodara Municipal Corporation(VMC) in recently concluded civic body election. BJP won majority in other five municipal corporation as well. ...Read More

Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar get new Mayor

December 14, 2015

Ahmedabad BJP Municipal Councillor Gautam Shah has been elected as new Mayor of Ahmedabad city. Pramodaben Sutaria has been elected Deputy Mayor while Bipin Sikka has been made leader of the ruling party. Pravinbhai Patel is going to continue as Chairman of Standing Committee. In another development, Nimuben Bambhania has been elected new Mayor of Bhavnagar city while Manbha Mori has been made Deputy Mayor. Suresh Dhandhalia has been made the Chairman of Standing Committee. The Bh...Read More

Jamnagar, Rajkot get new Mayor

December 14, 2015

Rajkot Jayman Upadhyay has become Mayor of Rajkot Municipal Corporation while Dr Darshita Shah has been elected Deputy Mayor.Pushkar Patel has been made Chairman of Standing Committee. Raju Aghera has been made whip. In Jamnagar, Pratibhaben Kankhara has been elected as Mayor while Bharat Maheta as Deputy Mayor. Kamlasinh Rajput has been made Standing Committee Chairman. Dharmrajsinh Jadeja has been made ruling party head while Divyesh Akbari has been appointed as Whip. BJP won six mu...Read More

Mayors of municipal corporations to be selected on December 9

December 04, 2015

Gandhinagar The ruling Bhartiya Janata Party will select the mayors of the six municipal corporations and the office bearers of the other local bodies won by it during the two phased elections held last month during its state parliamentary board meeting slated to be held here on December 9 and 10, party president R C Faldu said today. Mr. Faldu said that the mayors of the six corporations in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot, Surat, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar would be selected on the d...Read More

BJP victories in wards with Patidar presence in Ahmedabad

December 03, 2015

Ahmedabad It has been proven once again that Patidars by-and-large do vote for BJP. In Patel dominated areas of Ahmedabad city, BJP has won maximum seats. Congress has however made some inroads in the backdrop of recent Patidar agitation. BJP's panels won Gota, Chandlodia, Ghatlodia, Vastral, Indrapuri, Naranpura, Nikol, Odhav, Naroda and Thakkarbapanagar. Congress could win 2 seats in Viratnagar, all 4 in India Colony and 3 in Bapunagar. Out of 54 Patidar candidates fielded by BJP...Read More

Muslims form major portion of Congress Councillors in AMC

December 03, 2015

Ahmedabad Like always, in Ahmedabad city, majority of Congress Councillors elected are Muslims. In 2010 there were 19 Muslims elected from Congress party. This time there are 20. It should be mentioned that top Muslim political leader Ahmed Patel had visited the Muslim areas of city ahead of the polling and held meetings. In fact Congress has done well in all areas that have mixture of population of Dalits and Muslims including Dariyapur, Jamalpur, Saraspur-Rakhial, Maktampura, Danilimda, B...Read More

Gujarat HC turns down PIL seeking judicial probe in to “voters list irregularities”

November 27, 2015

Ahmedabad The Gujarat High Court today turned down a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) that asked for a judicial inquiry against the state election commission (SEC) and re-polling for those whose names were found deleted from the voters’ lists during the November 22 elections in the six municipal corporations of the state. The Court of acting chief justice Jayant Patel rejected the PIL on the ground that the court would not interfere in the process of elections at this stag...Read More

45.53% average polling in Gujarat civic polls: Highest in Jamnagar, lowest in Surat

November 22, 2015

Gandhinagar Final official figures of six-city Municipal Corporation elections in Gujarat are out. Overall voting across six cities has been 45.53% which is nearly matching to the average turnout witnessed in last two civic polls that took place in year 2005 and 2010. Jamnagar has witnessed highest polling while Surat lowest. Jamnagar 56.96% Rajkot 49.53% Vadodara 48.62% Bhavnagar 47.44% Ahmedabad 46.23% Surat 39.64% Overall average across six cities 45.53% As always both main ...Read More

Gujarat civic polls: Over 800 people cast votes online

November 22, 2015
Gujarat civic polls: Over 800 people cast votes online

Ahmedabad More than 800 people across six municipal corporations in Gujarat, polling for which took place today, used the online method to cast their votes, the State Election Commission (SEC) said. "Out of the 1,310, who had registered themselves for online voting, 806 people voted online today," SEC officials said. With 305, the number of people who used the e-voting mode were the highest in Vadodara, followed by 231 in Surat, 79 in Ahmedabad, 76 in Rajkot, 61 in Bhavnagar and 54 in J...Read More

Ahmedabad Collector corrects SEC’s ‘delete stamp’ goof up

November 22, 2015

Ahmedabad Following an aggressive representation by Gujarat Congress leaders and strong protest by holding an urgent press conference by them, the district collector of Ahmedabad in his response just before an hour and half before the end of polling, issued a circular that voters who were by mistake marked as 'deleted' using red stamp in voters list would be allowed to cast their vote if name is mentioned in voters list and not in delete list. District Collector of Ahmedabad issued a c...Read More

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