It is a big favor for the Congress’ state unit, the party has gained a good number of seats in the Urban Local Bodies polls, the results were out.
In a total of 54 ULBs, Congress won 19 with a majority. The BJP got a majority in 14 places as the JDS won in just two places, making it negligible. Hung results appeared in ULBs where Congress has the highest number of seats in most of the places.
As per the Number-wise also, Congress gained the highest majority. The party obtained 509 seats, as the BJP gained 366 seats. The JDS gained 174 seats, while 172 seats were gained by independents.
As per poll results, KPCC President Dinesh Gundu Rao said that party will join hands with JDS in those places where no party has got a majority.