The results of all 52 seats of Bhandara Zilla Parishad were announced. Congress party has earned maximum seats 21, followed by Nationalist Congress Party – 13 and Bharatiya Janata Party 12.
BSP, Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi and Shiv Sena got one seat each, while three seats went to others.
Congress won maximum seats, even when Congress Chief Nana Patole has been facing strong opposition allegedly due to his statement against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Patole is native of Bhandara district.
In Gondia Zilla Parishad results of 40 out of 53 seats were announced till 7 pm. Gondia is home town of former Union Minister and NCP leader Praful Patel. Bharatiya Janata Party had captured 19 seats, against 10 by Congress and NCP came third with 8 seats. Other candidates won three seats