Municipal body by-election 2024:Elections were held for vacant posts in urban bodies and panchayats in 14 districts of Madhya Pradesh. Voting took place on 5 January and counting took place on 8 January. In which once again the results have worried the Congress. Congress got swept in the by-elections of local bodies. Congress has been able to win only 3 out of 22 wards. Similar results have emerged in Panchayats also. Elections were not held on the symbol here, but mostly BJP supported candidates have won.
BJP won 25 years in Bhopal
BJP has registered victory in Ward-41 located in Narela Assembly constituency of Bhopal after 25 years. BJP candidate Rehan Siddiqui won by 2620 votes. Congress leader and former leader of opposition Mohd. Sagir was a councilor here since 1999. A by-election was held after his death. BJP candidate Rehan got 4860 votes. Whereas, Faheem with 2200 votes and Ahmed with 2160 votes stood second and third respectively. Minister Vishwas Sarang congratulated.
Rekha becomes independent councilor in Indore
People of Manpur Ward-2 of Indore Municipal Corporation elected independent candidate Rekha Bai from BJP and Congress as their representative. BJP councilor Kantilal Jat had committed suicide. After which this seat was vacant.
Husband and wife become councilors again in Maihar after three months
Both husband and wife again became councilors in Ramnagar council of Maihar district. About one and a half years ago, both the people were elected councilors, but the court had declared their elections void. But both husband and wife won the by-election. Ramsushil Patel has been elected from Ward-11 and his wife Sunita has been elected from Ward-2. Sunita last time and her husband Ramsushil Patel were elected Municipal Council President before this. Rambhuvan Patel and Pratima Gupta had challenged his election in the court for hiding information about embezzlement, scam and recovery. Hearing which, ADJ Court Amarpatan had declared the elections of both of them void on 8th November. There was no relief even from the High Court.