LDF and UDF won nine seats each in the byelection to 20 local body wards held on Thursday.
AAP has been contesting elections in UP, including the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, and had also tried its luck by fighting its first local body elections in 2017.
The local bodies include a district panchayat division, two block panchayat divisions, four municipal council wards and 13 grama panchayat wards.
Naveen’s choice of candidates reflects a careful mix of representation from OBC, women, tribal and minority communities.
The party will launch a digital membership drive with an aim to reach 1.5 crore people through it, Krishnakant Pandey said. "The party has identified seven zones in UP for the elections," Pandey said.
Govt side-steps SC order on holding elections; panel to give report on political status of OBCs
Local bodies polls: Use ballot boxes, not EVMs, says Mumbai Congress chief in letter to Maharashtra CM
Upcoming local bodies polls in Maharashtra should be conducted using ballot boxes and not EVMs, Mumbai Congress president Bhai Jagtap said.
As the government has allowed all activities to open up due to the fall in the number of fresh Covid cases, a process has been started for cooperative elections.
The BJP with its ally All India NR Congress (AINRC) in NDA is in power in Puducherry and it had contested the last assembly election together with AINRC and AIADMK.
Reservation will be as per SC order, final decision later this month
The SEC is planning to hold the polls by end of April, considering the public examinations for Class X and XII students to be conducted in May.
“The Chief Minister has discussed the matter with legal experts. Also, the Panchayat Raj Delimitation Committee is yet to submit its report.
In the last one week, more than 300 persons have been fined in the Capital city for consuming alcohol in public places.
The chairman’s post in the Nellikuppam municipality was allocated to VCK for the civic polls by the DMK leadership.
The Returning Officer for urban local body polls to a town panchayat in Madurai district was placed under suspension for tampering with the results of vote counting for a ward.
R Priya is a Post Graduate in Commerce from Sri Kanyaka Parameswari Arts and Science College for Women in George Town, Chennai.
Chief Minister asks leaders to repeat rural elections victory
Meanwhile, Congress has authorised the presidents of the District Congress Committees (DCCs) to decide candidates for the ULB elections.
BJD swept the Panchayat polls but experts say it will face difficulty in the urban local body polls as it is not as well placed in urban areas.
With an impressive lead in the rural elections, the BJD is eying a similar victory for the upcoming urban polls in Nabarangpur by starting to hold preparatory meetings in the district.