UP civic body poll results: Congress draws a blank in Amethi, BJP wins big, BSP second
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UP civic body poll results: Congress draws a blank in Amethi, BJP wins big, BSP second

The results of the three-phased civic body elections will be seen as a referendum of Yogi Adityanath government's performance in the last seven months. Here are the live updates.
Dec 01, 2017 17:15 IST
By HT Correspondents
UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath shows victory sign after winning by a huge margin at party headquarters in Lucknow on Friday.
Dec 01, 2017 05:15 PM IST

BJP mayoral candidate Sitaram Jaiswal defeats SP Rahul Gupta by 75823 votes in Kanpur.

Dec 01, 2017 04:29 PM IST

BJP candidate Bitan Devo from ward 26 in Farrukhabad suffers a heart attack after she lost by a small margin of 70 votes. 

 

Dec 01, 2017 03:50 PM IST

BJP retains Lucknow with a huge margin

In Lucknow, BJP's mayoral candidate Sanyukta Bhatia defeats nearest rival SP candidate Meera Vardhan Talwar by a margin of over 84,000 votes. The mayor seat in Lucknow was held by BJP candidates for the 20 years. Twice BJP's Dinesh Sharma won the mayoral election. Prior to him, Dr SC Rai had won the seat for two successive terms.

Dec 01, 2017 03:36 PM IST

 

Dec 01, 2017 03:15 PM IST

CM Yogi credits Modi for victory

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath addresses media, says the BJP's 'historic win' in Uttar Pradesh civic body elections is because of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's development policies.

Dec 01, 2017 03:09 PM IST

BJP pockets 10 of 16 municipal corporations

The BJP has already emerged winner in 10 of the 16 municipal corporations and leads 4 others while the BSP registers its stunning victory on Aligarh mayoral seat and leads in Meerut. However, the state election commission has not yet made any official announcement about most of the results so far.

Dec 01, 2017 03:07 PM IST

Congress draws a blank in Amethi

The Congress finds itself in a difficult situation in Amethi, party’s  pocket borough and Rahul Gandhi’s Lok Sabha constituency. The two nagar palika parishad seats in the the district have gone one each to the BJP and the SP with the Congress drawing a blank.

Dec 01, 2017 02:58 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind's daughter-in-law Deepa Kovind loses from Jhijhank. She contested as an independent.

Dec 01, 2017 02:57 PM IST

BJP loses all 6 seats in Keshav Maurya's bastion

BJP has lost all the six seats of chairmen of Nagar Panchayats in the home turf of deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya in Kaushambi. Independent Rajendra Kumar Singh won the Sirathu Nagar Pacnhayat seat while SP's Urmila Devi emerged victorious in Karari Nagar. In Majhanpur, BSP's Mehtab Alam won. At Chail, Sarai Akil and Ajuha, independent candidate Shivmani Kesarwani, Congress's Rohit Aazad and Independent Anil Kumar bagged the top posts, respectively.

Dec 01, 2017 02:53 PM IST

BJP's Maya Tripathi loses ward no 68 in Gorakhpur. Independent candidate Nadira wins. Gorakhnath Temple is situated in this ward.

Dec 01, 2017 02:38 PM IST

'Revolver Didi' wins

Kanpur BJP's Pramila Pandey wins, becomes second woman mayor. She is also known as the Revolver Didi.
 

Dec 01, 2017 02:02 PM IST

BJP candidates win Agra, Ghaziabad mayoral seats. 

Dec 01, 2017 01:50 PM IST

The contest for mayoral post in Bareilly is neck and neck between the SP and the BJP while BSP's Md Furqan wins Aligarh mayor seat.

Dec 01, 2017 01:44 PM IST

Ruckus at Allahabad counting centre

Congress workers create ruckus alleging that BJP leaders pressuring officials to declare defeated BJP candidate as victorious from ward number 51 Daraganj. District magistrate and city superintendent of police have reached the spot.

Dec 01, 2017 01:41 PM IST

BJP's Lucknow candidate extends lead

BJP's mayoral candidate in Lucknow, Sanyukta Bhatia, is leading by 40,000 votes. Vinod Agarwal of the BJP wins mayor seat of Moradabad. 
 

Dec 01, 2017 01:28 PM IST

Crowd outside Ramabai Sthal where counting for mayoral seat is in progress. Dheeraj Dhawan/HT photo

Dec 01, 2017 01:24 PM IST

BJP's Lucknow mayoral candidate confident of win

BJP mayoral candidate from Lucknow, Sanyukta Bhatia, says she is sure of her victory. "Will visit Hanuman Setu temple after the results are out," she says, "development is my priority." 

Dec 01, 2017 01:15 PM IST

Jolt to SP

BJP leads in 57 wards of the 98 wards getting counted in Lucknow. Results come as a jolt for the Samajwadi Party as BSP has dented their vote base in urban areas.

Dec 01, 2017 01:10 PM IST

AAP trails in Kanpur

AIMIM wins from ward 3, AAP trails on all 62 seats it contested in Kanpur

Dec 01, 2017 12:59 PM IST

In Gorakhpur, the BJP corporator candidate has lost in the ward where CM Yogi Adityanath had voted. This ward is said to be stronghold of the Samajwadi Party.

Dec 01, 2017 12:48 PM IST

BJP wins Ayodhya-Faizabad municipal coropration

The first nagar nigam result has gone in favour of the BJP with the party winning the prestigious Ayodhya-Faizabad seat.The BJP candidate has defeated SP's Bindu by around 4600 votes. Ayodhya had been elavated to nagar nigam along with Mathura by the ruling BJP in the state. Chief minister Yogi Adityanath had begun his whirlwind campaign from Ayodhya only after celebrating Diwali earlier there with a lot of hype.

Dec 01, 2017 12:44 PM IST

BJP leading big

The ruling BJP forges ahead of its rivals, leading on 14 of the 16 mayoral seats in Uttar Pradesh where the civic bodies polls were held in three phases. In the remaining two places, the BSP was leading, according to trends from these seats in the first four hours of counting of votes for all the 652 urban local bodies that began at 8am.

Dec 01, 2017 12:25 PM IST

 

Dec 01, 2017 12:23 PM IST

BJP celebrates win in Ayodhya

BJP's win in Ayodhya is welcomed by deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma as an indicator of state government's popularity among masses as they have voted for development.

Dec 01, 2017 11:53 AM IST

 

Dec 01, 2017 11:44 AM IST

BJP candidate wins through lucky draw

BJP candidate Meera Agarwal wins the lucky draw after a draw with Congress in Mathura ward no 56. Both have got 874 votes. 

Dec 01, 2017 11:40 AM IST

Congress candidate Sanjeev Singh shows victory sign after winning  from ward no 76 for a third time in Gorakhpur.

Congress candidate Sanjeev Singh shows victory sign after winning  from ward no 76 for a third time in Gorakhpur. HT Photo

Dec 01, 2017 11:31 AM IST

Gorakhpur updates

BSP-supported candidate Shama Yasmeens wins from ward no 25 in Gorakhpur. Congress's Sanjeev Singh beats BJP candidate to win for the third time from ward no 76.

Dec 01, 2017 11:31 AM IST

Gorakhpur updates

BSP-supported candidate Shama Yasmeens wins from ward no 25 in Gorakhpur. Congress's Sanjeev Singh beats BJP candidate to win for the third time from ward no 76.

Dec 01, 2017 10:50 AM IST

Allahabad updates

Sushil Kumar of the Congress wins ward 13 (Civil LInes-I), Vinod Sonkar of the SP triumphs in ward 26 Himmatganj and  Anil KUmar Kushwaha of the BJP wins in ward 25.