Maharashtra: Polling to be held today for second Phase of Municipal Elections

| Updated: Dec 14, 2016 14:41 IST

Mumbai [India], Dec. 14 (ANI): Polling is being held today for the second phase of the Municipal Elections in Maharashtra, where 1,326 candidates are in race for 324 seats of councillors in 14 municipal councils of Latur and Pune districts. 106 candidates are in fray for 14 posts of municipal council presidents. In the first phase, election to 147 municipal councils and 17 Nagar Panchayats across 25 districts in Maharashtra, were held on November 27. The ruling BJP emerged as the major gainer in the first phase of elections winning highest number of seats at 893, out of the total 3,727 seats. It also won 51 municipal chief's posts, followed by Shiv Sena with 25, Congress 23 and NCP with 18 posts. (ANI)