Palampur: Proving poll pandits wrong, Congress decimated ruling BJP in the Palampur Municipal Corporation election.
Congress won 11 MC wards, while BJP could win only 2 seats and 2 seats were won by Independent candidates. Palampur Corporation has 15 wards.
|1||Raj Kumar Dogra||Congress|
22,920 electorates (68.85 percent) had cast their votes in Palampur on Wednesday.
In Dharamshala Municipal Corporation, electorates have rejected the Congress. Congress won 5 wards. However, BJP with 8 seats is one away from the majority in the house. As four independent candidates have made to the corporation, BJP will need their support to appoint its Mayor.
It was for the first time the Municipal Corporation elections were contested on party symbol.