Guwahati: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), won 58 out of the total 60 seats in Assam’s Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) elections the officials announced after the vote count on Sunday.
The BJP won 52 wards, while the AGP secured six. Fifty-seven of these 60 wards went to hustings on Friday, with the BJP and AGP winning 49 and six wards respectively.
The saffron party had earlier bagged three wards unopposed.
The Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won one seat each. The Congress, the state’s second-largest party, failed to even open its account.