Jharkhand Nagar Nikay Chunav 2018 witnessed a tight triangular contest between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM). Political analysts see the Jharkhand municipal elections as a curtain raiser for the Assembly elections in the state due next year. The outcome would be closely observed as candidates for the post of Mayor and Deputy Mayor fighting on the party symbol. Catch live updates on Jharkhand municipal council elections results here. Total 52.23 per cent voting was recorded on Monday for 16 municipal councils, five municipal corporations aka (Nagar Nigam) and 13 Nagar Panchayats. Municipal council elections were held in Madhupur Nagar Parishad, Gadda Nagar Parishad, Gadva Nagar Parishad, Chatra Nagar Parishad, Sahebganj Nagar Parishad, Chirkunda Nagar Parishad, Fusro Nagar Parishad, Lohardaga Nagar Parishad, Pakud Nagar Parishad, Dumka Nagar Parishad, Mihijam Nagar Parishad, Gumla Nagar Parishad, Simdega Nagar Parishad, Ramgarh Nagar Parishad, Chaibasa Nagar Parishad and Kapali Nagar Parishad.
4:50 PM IST- Position: Mayor – Vinod Srivastava, BJP, 18992 Votes Hare-Yogendra Sharma, Congress, 11042 votes Wins the difference: 7950 votes Post: deputy Mayor – Amit Singh, BJP, 24359 votes Hare-Manoj Mahato, JMM, 13696 votes The difference of victory: 10663 votes
4:45 PM IST- Kapali Nagar Parishad Post: president Won – Shobarani Mahato, Congress, 4683 Votes Hari-Ayesha Rizvi, JMM, 3278 Votes Winning distance: 1405 (Here the vice-presidential election was cancelled)
4:40 PM IST- Chakulia Nagar Panchayat President Wins – Sandhya Rani Sardar, BJP, 4058 votes Liberated – Monday, Soren, Congress, 2093 votes Winning distance: 1965 Designation: Vice President- Sumit Kumar Lodha, BJP, 3550 votes Hare-Hari instrument Malik, JMM, 2155 votes Winning distance: 1395
4:35 PM IST- Saraykela Nagar Panchayat– President Meenakshi Devi, BJP, 3247 votes Hari-Arunima Singhdev, Independent, 2965 Votes The difference of victory: 282 votes Designation: Vice President Live – Manoj Kumar Chaudhary, JMM, 2129 votes Hare – Siddhartha Shankar Singhdev, BJP, 1982 votes The difference of victory: 147 votes
4:30 PM IST- Chaibasa Nagar Parishad Post: President – Mithilesh Kumar Thakur, JMM, 7519 votes Hare-Anup Kumar Sultaniya, BJP, 4512 votes Winning distance: 3007—Vice President– Doma Minj, JMM, 2955 votes Hare-Sunith Sharma, Congress, 1660 votes Victory margin: 1295
4:00 PM IST- Vice President post BJP: 07 Congress: 03 JMM 01 JVM: 01 Independence: 01
3:35 PM IST- Presidential post BJP: 08 JMM 02 JVM: 01 Congress: 01 Independent: 01
3:00 PM IST- BJP wins 10 out of 14 municipal council seats, and 10 out of 14 Nagar Panchayat seats.
2:15 PM IST- BJP’s Sanjeev Vijayavarfiya is leading by over 26,000 votes on Deputy Mayor post after 6 rounds of counting.
2:05 PM IST- BJP’s Asha Lakra wins Mayor post, defeating JMM’s Varsha Garhi by 39,000 votes after nine rounds of counting.
1:55 PM IST- BJP’s Vinod Srivastava has won Mayor post in Adityapur Municipal Corporation.
1:45 PM IST- Lohardagga: Congress bags both chairperson and deputy chairperson posts.
1:35 PM IST- Congress has now giving tough competition for the Deputy Mayor post. JMM is second on Ranchi Mayor post.
1:30 PM IST- Ranchi Nagar Nigam Election 2018 Results Live: Winners
1:15 PM IST- After the fourth round of counting, BJP is now leading on both Mayor and Deputy Mayor post in Ranchi Municipal Corporation. Meanwhile, Congress is second on Deputy Mayor post and has surpassed JMM.
List of winners so far for Mayor/ Chairperson posts
BJP: 16 Congress: 6 JMM: 4 AJSU: 1 JVM: 1 RJD: 2 Others: 2
List of winners so far for Deputy mayor/ Deputy chairperson posts
BJP: 12 Congress: 4 JMM: 4 AJSU: 4 JVM: 3 RJD: 3 Others: 3
12:45 PM IST- Congress candidate Pushpa Kulu beats BJP’s Phool Sundari by 1000 votes
12:10 PM IST- Jharkhand Mukti Morcha’s Varsha Garhi leads race to become Ranchi mayor against BJP’s Asha Lakra.
12:00 PM IST-
निकाय चुनाव के लिए सभी उम्मीदवारों को शुभकमनाएं..!!
— Jharkhand Congress (@INCJharkhand) April 16, 2018
11:45 AM IST- In Chaibasa Nagar Parishad, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha’s candidates Mithilesh Kumar Thakur and Doma Minj win president and vice president post respectively.
11:30 AM IST- In Dhanbad’s Chirkunda Nagar Parishad, while the BJP has won the chairman’s post, Congress supporters are demanding to recount of votes.
Jharkhand Nagar Panchayat elections results Chairman posts – BJP 5, Congress 4, JMM 3, AJSU 1, RJD 1, JVM 0, Others 1 https://t.co/rMvzGWebIp
— arun giri (@arungiri) April 20, 2018
11:25 PM IST-
Mihijam Nagar Parishad
Jamtara Nagar Panchayat
Godda Nagar Panchayat
Pakur Nagar Panchayat
Chatra Nagar Parishad
11:00 PM IST- In Mihijam Nagar Parishad, BJP’s Kamal Gupta and Congress candidate Shanti Devi win president and vice president post respectively.
10:30 AM IST- Independent candidate Jitendra Mandal wins president post in Godda Nagar Parishad. Congress candidate is leading on vice president post in Dumka Nagar Panchayat. In Simdega Nagar Parishad, Congress candidate Pushpa Kullu wins president post.
10:00 AM IST- Independent candidate Jitendra Mandal wins president post in Godda Nagar Parishad. In Chatra Nagar Parishad, BJP candidate Gunja Devi wins president post.
9:40 AM IST- BJP candidate Sitamani Devi win president post in Latehar Nagar Parishad. Independent candidate Naveen Kumar bags vice president post. In Godda Nagar Parishad, JVM candidate Benu Devi win vice president post.