Madhya Pradesh(Bhopal)

Madhya Pradesh Municipal Election Result 2022: AAP Makes Grand Entry In MP With Singrauli Mayoral Win

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has made a spectacular entry into the politics of Madhya Pradesh by winning the post of Mayor of Singrauli Municipal Corporation. The district is known for coal mining and is also known as the ‘Energy Capital of India’. AAP candidate Rani Agarwal has won against BJP’s Chandra Prakash Vishwakarma in Singrauli mayoral election.

Agarwal won the election by a margin of 9,159 votes, leaving the BJP and Congress in second and third positions. AAP candidate received a total of 34,038 votes, BJP 24,879 and Congress nominee Arvind Chandel got 24,60 votes. A year before the Assembly elections to be held in 2023, Agrawal’s victory has come as a morale booster for the AAP cadre in Madhya Pradesh. AAP workers in Delhi were seen celebrating her win by distributing sweets at party headquarters.

AAP convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal had campaigned for her in a road show in Singrauli. After Agrawal’s victory, Kejriwal congratulated her in a tweet, saying, “I congratulate Singrauli mayor elections winning candidate Rani Agrawal Ji, other winners and party workers. You should continue to work hard for the people. The people across the country are liking the honest politics of the Aam Aadmi Party.”

Who is Rani Agrawal?

Born in 1976, Rani Agrawal has been a sarpanch of the Baragwa village panchayat. She was also elected from ward 3 as a Zila panchayat member. Agrawal had also contested the 2018 Assembly elections from the Singrauli seat but had lost. She stood third and secured 32,500 votes.

Vote counting for the second phase on 20 July

Polling was held for mayoral posts in 11 municipal corporations, including Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Singrauli, Chhindwara, and Khandwa, Burhanpur and Ujjain. A total of 101 candidates are fighting for the mayoral posts. The counting of votes for the second phase of the MP municipal elections will be held on July 20.


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