Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Election Results 2021 Live News: The ruling coalition of Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena, Sharad Pawar’s NCP, and Congress is leading in the Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Elections, the counting for which began on Monday morning. So far, results for about 3355 seats have been announced with Sena cornering the maximum number of seats. Sena-backed candidates are leading on 725 panchayats while the BJP is ahead on 692.
The NCP-supported candidates have won 587 panchayats whereas the Congress has secured 517 seats. Gram panchayat elections don’t happen on party symbols but the candidates are backed by parties.
Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in the western state had taken place on Friday. There are 27,920 gram panchayats in Maharashtra. However, on about 20,000-odd seats, members have already been elected unopposed. At least 14 Thane district villages boycotted the gram panchayat elections to press for their demand to be a part of the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation.