Big win for BJP in Sangli, Jalgaon civic polls in Maharashtra
The BJP, an ally of the Shiv Sena in the state and at the Centre, won 57 of the 75 seats in the Jalgaon Municipal Corporation (JMC).
The KVA, a local outfit which contested the election on the Shiv Sena symbol this time, had 36 seats in the JMC.
The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) bagged three seats, while Independents won two seats.
The BJP also posted an impressive victory in the Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal Corporation, winning 41 seats in the 78-member House and ousting the Congress from power.
The elections to the two civic bodies were held on August 1 and counting of votes took place today.
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