Clean Sweep: BJP secures a 66 out of 67 in municipal council by-polls. CPM gains 1.

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Highlights :

  • Tripura: BJP secures a clean sweep in municipal council by-polls. Wins 66 out of 67 muncipal council by-polls.
  • While CPM gains one, several Congress contestants lose deposits
  • Recently, BJP also won 96 per cent of the Gram Panchayat and Panchayat Samiti seats and all the 18 Zila Parishad seats in the state.

The by-elections for the 14 municipal bodies of Tripura was held on Thursday amidst the call of re-elections by the Congress and CPI-M over the alleged violence against their candidates. The BJP had already secured 91 seats as opposition parties did not field any candidates in those seats and the elections took place to the remaining 67 seats.

Source : OpIndia

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