A day after the BJP swept the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, opposition parties demanded that all elections in the future be held through ballot papers instead of electronic voting machines (EVMs).
The Prime Minister took to Twitter to congratulate the state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, and thank the people of the state.
The official break-up of the Uttar Pradesh elections confirmed the figures viral on the social media since early morning showing the BJP's poor show in all polls, except those of mayors, conducted through ballot papers. In the nagar Palika Parishad polls, AAP has won two seats in Jhansi and one in Moradabad.
Similarly, the saffron party managed to win only 100 of the 438 nagar panchayat president seats.
Amethi is Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's Lok Sabha constituency, and has always been a bastion of the Gandhi family.
Only 664 BJP nominees could make it to the nagar panchayats as members. "The civic elections results clearly show that both SP and Congress have lost their janadhaar, while BSP is on revival course". Of the 198 seats of nagar palika paishad presidents, the BJP could win only 70.
State BJP general secretary Vijay Bahadur Pathak said that all senior leaders will attend the meeting on Sunday.
Results come as a setback to the Samajwadi Party as the BSP has dented their vote base in urban areas. Also, the BJP is not the number one seat victor - the independents are. Ayodhya had been elevated to Nagar Nigam along with Mathura by the ruling BJP in the state. The SP finished second with 45 seats. In Majhanpur, BSP's Mehtab Alam won. Nadira Khatoon, an independent candidate here defeated BJP's Maya Tripathi by 483 votes.
In Mathura, the BJP candidate Meera Agarwal won from ward number 56 through lottery system as she and the Congress candidate 874 votes each.
As the Bharatiya Janata Party hailed Uttar Pradesh local body results as "massive victory" and vindication of people's faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies including GST, rival parties got together to hit back and blamed the results, especially of Mayor elections, on EVM tampering. Polling was held in three phases on November 22, 26 and 29.
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