Hailakand: AIUDF has bagged the Gharmurah-Jamira ZPC after counting of votes following repolling at one polling station on Saturday. With this win, the AIUDF has won six Zilla Parishad seats, the BJP four and AGP one respectively. AIUDF candidate Saleh Ahmed Mazumder defeated his nearest BJP candidate Jiyant Wahan Reang by a margin of 3621 votes. Mazumder got 13,354 votes while Reang bagged 9,733 votes.
Repolling at polling centre number 52 Shyampur ME Institute of Dariarghat-Karicherra Gaon Panchayat under Gharmurah-Jamira ZPC was conducted peacefully with 65.28 per cent of the voters exercising their franchise. The State Election Commission had directed that repolling be held due to rigging. When counting was stopped, AIUDF candidate Mazumder was leading by 2,407 votes over his nearest BJP rival Reang.
In Anchalik Panchayats, the BJP has bagged 16 seats, the AIUDF with 15, INC with 8, AGP 2 and 21 independent candidates. In Gaon Panchayat President seats, the BJP has won 20 seats, independent candidates 21 seats, AIUDF 11, INC 8, AGP and NCP one each. Of the 620 Gaon Panchayat wards, 616 seats have been declared with BJP winning 147, independent candidates 464, AIUDF three and AGP two seats.
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