Congress sweeps Nanded-Waghala civil polls; BJP distant second

Nanded-Waghala CMC is known to be a stronghold of former Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan (file photo)

Congress’ performance is an improvement over its 2012 tally when the party had won 73 seats out of 81

Congress on Thursday emerged victorious in the Nanded-Waghala City Municipal Corporation, winning 73 seats in the 81-seat body.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won on only five seats.

Congress’ performance is an improvement over its 2012 tally, when the party had won 41 seats. The Nanded-Waghala CMC is known to be a stronghold of former Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan.

Celebrations erupted at Congress headquarters in Mumbai, Nanded and other parts of Maharashtra after the results started coming in, according to reports.

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