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Gujarat Congress Chief resigns as BJP leads by wide margin in civic polls

Mar 02, 2021 19:58 IST | By Editorji News Desk

Gujarat Congress Chief Amit Chavda and the party’s state legislative leader Paresh Dhanani tendered their resignations as BJP leaps ahead in the civic polls. The counting of votes for the 8,474 seats is underway in 81 municipalities, 31 distict panchayats and 231 taluka panchayats for elections that were held on Sunday. As per results till 1 pm, the BJP won 2,085 seats while the Congress won 602, news agency PTI reported. Newcomer Aam Aadmi Party has bagged 15 seats, Bahujan Samaj Party has won 5 and independents have claimed 42 seats so far according to the State Election Commission.

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