Violence+Rain+Electronics Media MAR Ludhiana MC Polling

[LDH,Pb] Violence+Rain+local media mar Ludhiana MC polling
Few Incidents of Violence took place,no doubt clouds also showered in the early hours but telecasters showed leaders interviews also in which booth capturing was mentioned
These incidents marred the polling in 95 wards of Ludhiana Municipal Corporation
,As a result of which ruling Congress earned bad name in in “booth capturing” and “bogus voting”.
About 60 per cent eligible voters cast their vote, though the exact percentage of voting could be known,
The counting of votes will take place on February 27.
As many as 494 candidates were in the fray for the elections. Nearly 10.50 lakh voters were eligible to cast their votes to elect their representatives in the 95 wards.
Reports said members of the ruling party and opposition parties clashed in several wards.
In ward number 75, suspected Akali workers fired a shot from his revolver after clashes between supporters of Congress candidate Varsha Rampal and Akali candidate Sukhwinder Kaur Bhinda. Two cars were badly damaged in the clashes.
Ashwani Dhir of BJP was declared elected to the Municipal Council of Jagraon. He defeated his nearest rival from Congress, Madan Lal Bansal, by 792 votes,
Congress candidate Munish Aggarwal defeated SAD-BJP candidate Kavita Bajaj in ward number 2 with a margin of 1,292 votes.