BJP sweeps first phase of Maharashtra gram panchayat polls

Tue, Oct 10 2017, 03:35 PM

The BJP emerged as the clear leader in the first phase of gram panchayat polls in Maharashtra, the results of which were declared yesterday. Of the 3,884 gram panchayats across 18 districts in the state that went to polls, results of 2,974 bodies were declared by 7 pm on Monday, with the BJP winning 1,457, followed by Congress with 301.