BJP registers a massive win in Maharashtra Gram Panchayat polls

ANI | Updated: Oct 17, 2017 23:39 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] October 17 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday secured a massive win in Gram Panchayats of Maharashtra with 1311 seats.

The party gained a huge support from rural Maharashtra as well.

The Shiv Sena received 295 seats, Congress 312, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) 297 and Others 453.

The BJP bagged 191 seats in Bhandara and 147 seats in Gondia.

In Sindhudurg district the party won 71 seats.

In Sangli the BJP won 137seats whereas in Amravati 150 seats.

In Nagpur and Kolhapur the saffron party secured 126 and 111 seats respectively.

In Satara's Mayani village, Sachin Mohan Rao Gudage was elected as the Sarpanch.

This is the first victory of BJP sarpanch in that village in 60 years.

3,692 gram panchayats, spread over 16 districts, went to polls in the second phase. (ANI)