In what’s being seen as a mandate in opposition to the farm legal guidelines, the ruling BJP-JJP mix in Haryana acquired a setback because it might win solely one of many three mayoral seats for which elections have been held just lately and the outcomes of which have been declared on Wednesday. It was the primary time that direct elections have been held for mayoral posts in Ambala, Panchkula and Sonipat.
> The Congress and the Haryana Jan Chetna Occasion (HJCP) bagged mayoral posts in Sonipat and Ambala.
> BJP gained Panchkula mayor publish however with a slim margin. BJP’s Kulbhushan Goyal defeated Congress candidate and former mayor Upinder Kaur Ahluwalia by 2,057 votes.1,333 voters exercised the NOTA possibility in Panchkula.
> In 2018, the BJP had gained mayoral polls in Hisar, Karnal, Panipat, Rohtak and Yamunanagar.
> In November this 12 months, the ruling mix had didn’t win the Baroda meeting bypolls in Sonipat, with the Congress retaining the seat.
> For the publish of mayor in Ambala, HJCP’s Shakti Rani Sharma, spouse of former Union minister Venod Sharma, emerged as a shock winner, defeating Vandana Sharma of the BJP by a margin of eight,084 votes.The Congress candidate ended up on the fourth spot. The win got here as a lift to the Venod Sharma-led occasion, which tasted its first win after the 2014 Haryana meeting ballot debacle.
> The Congress gained the Sonipat mayoral polls. The occasion’s Nikhil Madaan defeated BJP’s Lalit Batra by 13,818 votes.
Polls have been additionally held to elect councillors of all wards within the three cities. Voting was additionally held to elect the president and members of the municipal council in Rewari and the municipal committees of Sampla (Rohtak), Dharuhera (Rewari) and Ukalana (Hisar). Within the Ambala MC polls, the BJP gained eight of the 20 seats, HJCP 7, Congress three and Haryana Democratic Entrance 2.
In Sonipat, the BJP gained 10 wards and the Congress 9. On one seat, an Impartial emerged victorious.
In Panchkula, the BJP and the Congress gained 9 and 7 seats, respectively. The JJP gained two.
The publish of the Rewari municipal council chairperson was bagged by BJP’s Poonam Yadav, who defeated Impartial candidate Upma Yadav by 2,087 votes. The Congress slipped to the third spot right here.The BJP-JJP mix didn’t bag posts of president in three municipal committees of Dharuhera, Sampla and Uklana, the place Independents reaped features.
Kanwar Singh gained from Dharuhera, defeating one other Impartial candidate Deena Ram. In Sampla, Pooja defeated BJP’s Sonu whereas Sushil Sahu Wala defeated JJP’s Mahender Soni in Uklana.
(With PTI Inputs)