Guwahati: The counting of votes for the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) is underway and for the first time in Assam Jatiya Parishad’s (AJP) political existence, it won a seat.

The AJP said that their candidate Hukum Chand Ali Bakshi has won ward no 1 seat of the GMC.

The party’s vice-president Dulu Ahmed on his official social media handle announced the development.

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On the other hand, BJP is leading in 23 seats and has already won in at least four seats till the filing of the report.

Till 9:30 am on Sunday, no other party including the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) saw any leads in the counting.

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It was anticipated that the AAP might put up a good show in the election but no leads were seen.

The counting is going on for 57 Municipal wards and is expected to be over by 2 pm.

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