- Tag results for local bodies
As the civic bodies will be repaying the principal amount, the move can end up in bankrupting them as they are already facing a financial crisis, he pointed out.
Secrecy and widespread reluctance shrouded the recently-concluded Upper Local Bodies (ULB) elections in Jammu and Kashmir.
Officials said that all the 13 Congress candidates, contesting ULB polls for LMC, were declared winners.
The fate of BJP, Congress and other local parties will be decided with declaration of results of civic polls held almost after a gap of 13 years in Jammu.
This would help them for onward integration of the master data into Development Permission Management System (DPMS) to dispose of building applications through online.
They were shifted to various police stations under Vijayawada Police Commissionerate limits to restore normalcy in the city. The arrested leaders were later freed in the evening.
The third phase of the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) elections in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) will take place on Saturday.
They said 78 candidates have been elected uncontested in the State for the first phase of the ULB polls scheduled to be held on October 8.
A JD(S)-BJP coalition was in power in Mysuru and Shivamogga CMCs while a JD(S)-Congress coalition was in power in Tumakuru before being dissolved following notification for the polls.
While the outcome will set the tone for seat-sharing between JD(S) and Congress, BJP will be eager to gauge its reach at the grassroots level.
While the ULB polls this time around haven’t elicited the kind of fervour they did in 2013, analysts say that it is a peculiar one.
Problems between coalition partners will mount further when they fight each other to take control of local bodies.
The election is being seen not just as an indicator of public perception about the Kumaraswamy government, but a tough test of bonding between Congress and JD(S).
Counting will be on Sept 1; polling for remaining 107 urban local bodies will be held in second phase in November.
A few Congress men believe grassroots level leaders cannot be forced to work with JD(S); bonhomie more difficult in Old Mysuru region.