The BJP had a clean sweep in Arunachal Pradesh’s civic body polls and the national president of the party, JP Nadda, has thanked the people of the state for the victory.

In the Gram Panchayat (GP) polls, out of 8,215 seats, results for 7,717 seats were declared.

While the BJP was able to win 6,062 seats, the Independent candidates won 892 seats, Congress – 388, NPP – 199, JD(U) – 148 and PPA won 28 seats.

In the municipal polls, the BJP won 10 seats out of 20 in the Itanagar Municipal Corporation and in Pasighat Municipal Council, the saffron party was able to win 6 seats out of 8.

In the Panchayat polls, out of 242 Zilla Parishad members, the BJP has won 185 seats while Congress won 11 seats, JD(U) – 9, NPP – 5, PPA – 3 and Independent candidates won 25 seats.

“Thank You Arunachal Pradesh. Clean sweep by BJP in State’s Gram Sabha & Zila Parishad elections is a testament of PM @narendramodi Ji’s efforts for growth of Arunachal, vision of developed North East & effective implementation of policies till grassroots by the CM @PemaKhanduBJP,” said BJP president Nadda in a tweet.

The polling for the municipal and panchayat elections was held simultaneously on December 22, 2020.

In another tweet, Nadda said: “From establishing State’s First Airport in Hollongi to starting First dedicated TV channel for Arunachal, Modi ji has touched the lives of all & mainstreamed our North-Eastern States. Congrats to @PemaKhanduBJPji, @KirenRijiju ji, @biyuram_wahge ji & @BJP4Arunachal for this win.”

Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju said: “PM @NarendraModi Ji’s wave and support for @BJP4India continues with landslide win for BJP in Arunachal Pradesh Panchayat election. BJP swept in Gram Sabhas.”

He further said, “North-East used to feel far away from Delhi. Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri @NarendraModi Ji has turned it around with his loving & caring attitude towards the people and through his tremendous focus on the development of the region. Now, North-East feels part of mainstream India!”


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