Bhopal, Jan 20: The Congress party showcased an enthusiastic fight in the Madhya Pradesh civil polls by clinching nine president posts in 19 civic bodies on Saturday, tying the Bharatiya Janata Party, which too, won nine top posts.
Meanwhile, giving a major setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Congress bagged 20 out of 24 wards in Raghogarh Nagar by-elections. Whereas the BJP won only four wards.
However , the Congress has been in control of the Raghogarh-Vijaypur Municipal Council for the last two decades.
Congress has won 20 of the 24 wards in Raghogarh nagar palika elections in Madhya Pradesh. BJP won 4 wards. pic.twitter.com/ohYkvWbb2W
— ANI (@ANI) January 20, 2018
The results are seen as a morale boost for the Congress as the party is planning to go all out against the BJP in the upcoming assembly elections , which slated to held later this year.
Municipal Council elections took place on January 17 in Five districts – Dhar, Barwani, Khandwa, Guna, and Anuppur.
The counting of votes begun at 9 am and ended in the afternoon.