Dehradun: Uttarakhand’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won five of the seven Mayor seats in the state.
The Congress won two. Officials on Wednesday said the BJP had won in Haldwani, Rudrapur, Rishikesh, Kashipur and the state capital Dehradun’s while the Congress emerged victorious in Haridwar and Kotdwar. Voting for the 84 urban local bodies, 39 Nagar Palika councils and 38 urban Panchayats was held on November 18.
The maximum seats of councillors were won by independents, followed by the BJP and Congress. Of the total 1,064 seats, results for 817 have been announced. (IANS)
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