Last Updated: January 17, 2023, 14:14 IST
Defeating Aam Aadmi Party’s candidate Jasbir Singh, the Chandigarh Bharatiya Janata Party’s Anup Gupta on Tuesday gained the Chandigarh Mayor elections by only one vote.
According to officers, whereas Gupta secured 15 votes, the AAP candidate obtained 14. A detailed struggle was anticipated between the BJP and AAP after the Congress, which has six members, and the Shiromani Akali Dal, which has a lone member, determined to abstain.
Both BJP and AAP have 14 councilors every within the House whereas Chandigarh’s Member of Parliament, who at current is BJP’s Kirron Kher, additionally has a vote being an ex-officio member of the municipal company House. Kher additionally solid her vote within the polls.
Anup Gupta was beforehand the Deputy Mayor. A primary-time councilor, Gupta was elected in 2021. “I thank my party leadership to have faith in me as they chose me for this post’s candidature. I will run the house with the same dignity the way our previous Mayor (BJP Sarabjit Kaur did,” stated Gupta in his deal with to the home as he took the chair.
BJP wins Chandigarh Mayor polls as it obtained complete 15 votes whereas the AAP obtained 14 votes. BJP’s Anup Gupta to grow to be Chandigarh’s new mayor.— ANI (@ANI) January 17, 2023
Later within the day, elections will even be held for the publish of Senior Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayor.
(With inputs from PTI)
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