Punjab Municipal Election Results 2021 Live Updates: Congress Sweeps Punjab Urban Body Polls

Punjab Municipal Election Results 2021 Live: Polling for the 2,302 wards of the eight municipal corporations, 109 municipal councils and nagar panchayats were held on February 14.

Punjab Municipal Election Results 2021 Live Updates: Congress Sweeps Punjab Urban Body Polls

Punjab MC Election Results 2021 Updates: Counting of votes is underway.

The Congress party has won all the seven municipal corporations in Punjab for which the results were declared today. The party has won Abohar, Bathinda, Kapurthala, Hoshiarpur, Pathankot, Moga and Batla.

A total of 9,222 candidates were in the fray for the seven corporations and 109 municipal councils in the state that went to polls on Fenruary 14. Mohali's results will be declared only tomorrow.

The Punjab State Election Commission (SEC) on Tuesday ordered repolling at two polling booths of SAS Nagar municipal corporation on February 17 after receiving reports of irregularities during polling on February 14.

This is apart from the three polling booths of municipal councils of Patran and Samana in Patiala where repolling was held on Tuesday following reports of EVMs being damaged on February 14.

The commission announced to nullify the earlier polling conducted in these booths and ordered repolling on February 17 from 8 am to 4 pm in these two booths.

The counting for the entire municipal corporation of SAS Nagar will take place on February 18.

Over 70 per cent voting was recorded in the elections to over hundred civic bodies in Punjab on Sunday amid stray incidents of skirmishes at some places.

Here are the live updates on Punjab Municipal Election Results 2021:

Feb 17, 2021 19:05 (IST)
People Rejected Opposition's "Negative Politics": Punjab Congress Chief
Buoyed by the Congress' victory in the civic polls in Punjab, the party's state unit chief Sunil Jakhar on Wednesday said people had rejected the opposition's "negative politics" and backed the ruling outfit's development agenda, as he rooted for a second term for Chief Minister Amarinder Singh following the assembly elections next year, reported news agency PTI. Shortly after the results were announced and it was clear that the Congress had put up a good show in the civic polls, Mr Jakhar made the announcement of "Captain for 2022". "I would like to launch a campaign "Captain for 2022". Only he can steer the ship of the state through these turbulent times when Punjab is being discriminated against by the BJP-led Centre," Mr Jakhar told reporters in Chandigarh.
Feb 17, 2021 17:57 (IST)
Congress' Punjab Sweep "Undoubtedly Effect Of Farm Laws, Farmers' Movement": Prashant Bhushan
"Congress has swept the Punjab Municipal polls. BJP & AAP draw a blank. Even Akali Dal virtually wiped out. Undoubtedly the effect of Farm laws & Farmers movement. Wait & see what happens in UP next year," tweeted lawyer Prashant Bhushan.

Feb 17, 2021 17:16 (IST)

Feb 17, 2021 17:16 (IST)

Feb 17, 2021 15:54 (IST)
Congress Wins Six Of Seven Punjab Municipal Corporations: Officials
Congress wins six of seven municipal corporations in Punjab civic body polls, reported news agency PTI, quoting officials.
Feb 17, 2021 15:49 (IST)

Feb 17, 2021 15:48 (IST)
"You Are All Winners": Harsimrat Kaur Badal's Message To Akali Dal
"Hearty congratulations to all Akali Dal candidates, irrespective of votes, you are all winners! The results show that despite harrassment, violence & booth capturing, SAD will form the govt in 2022 & those officials who indulged in malpractices should start counting their days," tweeted Harsimrat Kaur Badal, along with a video,  after Congress sweeped Punjab urban body polls.
Feb 17, 2021 15:37 (IST)
Congress Sweeps Punjab Urban Body Polls, BJP Routed Amid Farmers' Protest
The Congress party today made a clean sweep of Punjab's seven municipal corporations in the state local body polls. The party bagged all the bodies for which the results were declared today: Moga, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, Abohar, Pathankot, Batala, and Bathinda - the last one also being the most stunning result of the day as it was after 53 years that the city was returning to the Congress fold. Mohali's results will be declared only tomorrow.

The Bathinda Lok Sabha constituency is represented by Harsimrat Badal of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), which only recently parted ways with long-time ally BJP following the unrest kicked up among the state's farmers by the Centre's three new farm laws.
Feb 17, 2021 13:42 (IST)
The Congress party has won all the seven municipal corporations in Punjab that went to polls on February 14. The party has won Abohar, Bathinda, Kapurthala, Hoshiarpur, Pathankot, Moga and Batla.
Feb 17, 2021 13:16 (IST)
Cabinet minister Charanjit Singh Channi's brother lost from a ward number 24 in Kharar municipal council in Mohali district
Feb 17, 2021 12:52 (IST)
History has been made today: Punjab Minister On Congress' Bathinda win

Feb 17, 2021 12:08 (IST)
Congress wins five of the seven municipal corporations in Punjab.
Feb 17, 2021 11:59 (IST)
Congress wins Abohar municipal corporation.
Feb 17, 2021 11:36 (IST)
Congress wins three Municipal Corporations
Congress wins Moga, Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur Municipal Corporations
Feb 17, 2021 11:33 (IST)
Harjot Kamal, wife of Moga Congress MLA,  has lost in Moga municipal corporation from ward number 1 by 151 votes
Feb 17, 2021 11:32 (IST)
In Hoshiarpur, wife of former BJP cabinet minister's wife loses

In Hoshiarpur, the wife of former BJP cabinet minister Tikshan Sood has lost. Hoshiarpur is the constituency of BJP MP and Union Minister Som Prakash.
Feb 17, 2021 10:29 (IST)
Majitha: Akali Dal wins 10; 2 to Congress and Independent won 1
 Shiromani Akali Dal has won 10 of 13 wards in Majitha Nagar council, Congress has won two and an independent candidate won the remaining one seat.

Feb 17, 2021 10:23 (IST)
Repolling Ordered At Three Polling Booths In Punjab's Patiala
The Punjab State Election Commission on Monday ordered repolling at three booths of the Municipal Councils of Patran and Samana in Patiala.

The repolling will be held on February 16 from 8 am to 4 pm, and counting will take place on February 17.

An official spokesperson of the State Election Commission said reports were received from the Returning Officer (RO) of Patran that some accused damaged the electronic voting machine (EVM) at polling booth number 11 of ward number 8.
Feb 17, 2021 10:19 (IST)

Feb 17, 2021 09:50 (IST)
Punjab Municipal Election Results: Counting Of Votes Underway
Counting of votes has begun for Punjab Municipal elections. Polling for the 2,302-ward 2,302 wards of the eight municipal corporations, 109 municipal councils and nagar panchayats were held on February 14.