With win on over 120 seats, Eknath Shinde’s Shiv Sena and the BJP claimed enormous victory within the Maharashtra gram panchayat polls.
Maharashtra CM and Shiv Sena chief Eknath Shinde (left) with Deputy CM and BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis. (PTI Photograph)
The Eknath Shinde faction of the Shiv Sena has claimed that it has tasted enormous success within the just lately held Maharashtra gram panchayat elections. On Thursday, round 271 gram panchayats of the 62 talukas went to polls. The outcomes had been declared on Friday. Eknath Shinde claimed massive positive factors for the BJP and Shiv Sena (Shinde faction).
Whereas the BJP tasted success in 82 panchayats, the Shinde faction succeeded in 40. In a giant blow to Uddhav Thackeray group, the faction led by the previous CM might win on solely 27 seats.
Chief Minister Eknath Shinde took to Twitter and prolonged his good needs. “Individuals have given vote for Shiv Sena-BJP coalition authorities in Gram Panchayat elections within the state…Congratulations to all of the successful candidates of the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance and congratulations and because of all of the officers and employees of the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance who labored onerous within the election…”
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Shiv Sena chief Sandipan Bhumare stated that the Shinde group received on 6 out of seven Gram Panchayats in Paithan taluka.
Right here is the breakup of the Maharashtra gram panchayat outcomes:
Shinde faction of Shiv Sena-40
Thackeray faction of Shiv Sena -27
Maharashtra Deputy Chief minister and BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis, too, prolonged his congratulations. Fadnavis stated, “Even within the Gram Panchayat elections, BJP is the #1 social gathering! Shiv Sena led by BJP and Chief Minister Eknathrao Shinde was given an enormous success by the voters of the state. Thanks very a lot! Heartfelt congratulations to BJP state president Chandrakantada Patil and each employee!”
This was the primary native physique elections to be held after the BJP-Shinde Sena alliance got here to energy in Maharashtra.
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