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Shane Hind, Bulund Iqbal of Janata Dal (S) win Malegaon Municipal Corporation elections

Friday May 26, 2017 5:48 PM, ummid.com News Network

Bulund Iqbal
[Bulund Iqbal after winning the Malegaon civic elections on Friday May 26, 2017 (ummid.com photo)]

Malegaon:
Sitting Corporator and President of Janata Dal (S) Bulund Iqbal and his sister Shane Hind have won the Malegaon Municipal Corporation MMC 2017 elections, election officials announced after counting of votes ended in the city Friday afternoon.

The result is important for Bulund Iqbal and Shane Hind, kin of former minister and senior socialts leader Saathi Nehal Ahmed, because they contested the 2017 MMC elections for the first time after the death of their father.

Janata Dal (S) had formed an alliance with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) led by former MLA Mufti Mohammad Ismael.

Bulund Iqbal won from Ward no 12 along with the entire panel of the NCP-JD(S) in the ward whereas Shane Hind won from Ward No 15. Here again the alliance all four seats of the panel.

Other notable winners from the NCP-JD (S) alliance are Ejaz Baig and his wife Yasmeen Baig, Ayaz Halchal, Amantaullah Peer Mohammad, Nabi Ahmed, Ateeque Kamal, Dr Shafeeque Ansari, Abdul Baqi, Tanveer Zulfiqar, Sajeda Yaqoob abd Shabana Saleem.

Overall, the Congress won 28 seats, NCP+JD (S) alliance won 27 seats, Shiv Sena won 13 seats, BJP 09 and the AIMIM won 07 seats.

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03:45 pm
In a major setback for the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) in Malegaon its local president and former mayor of Malegaon Abdul Malik Yunus Isa lost the MMC 2017 elctions, though the party was able to open its account in the civic body winning 07 seats, according to the result announced by the election officials Friday.

Malik has contested the MMC 2017 elections from two wards. He lost the elections in both th wards.

In Ward No. 17, Malik has been defeated by Dr Shafeeq of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). Dr Shafeeque is Director of Janata Co-Op Bank and a renowned medical practioner of the area.

In Ward No. 20, Malik contested the election against Congress president Shaikh Rasheed. Shaikh Rasheed, the mayoral candidate of the Congress, won by a huge margin in this ward.

The AIMIM, contesting the election for the first time, has however won 07 seats.

Interestingly, Malik's father Yunus Isa and his two brothers Khalid Pervez and Majid Yunus Isa had also contested the Malegaon civic elections and they have all won the elections.

If Malik's unexpected defeat is surprising, equally surprising is the victory of his brother Khalid Pervez. Khalid Pervez defeated Haji Khalid, son of Congress President Shaikh Rashid, in one of the mots expensive elections of the city.

The neck-and-neck battle between the Congress and NCP-JD (S) alliance to capture power at the 84-member Malegaon Municipal Corporation (MMC), ended in a photo finish with the former winning 28 seats and the latter bagging 27 seats, according to the result announced by the Malegaon Municipal Election department Friday afternoon.

Others who were in the fray are Shiv Sena which won 13 seats and BJP won a total of 09 seats.

03:15 pm The neck-and-neck battle between the Congress and NCP-JD (S) alliance to capture power at the 84-member Malegaon Municipal Corporation (MMC), ended in a photo finish with the former winning 28 seats and the latter bagging 27 seats, according to the result announced by the Malegaon Municipal Election department Friday afternoon.

Others who were in the fray are AIMIM which won 07 seats, Shiv Sena 13 seats and BJP won a total of 09 seats.

02:50 pm Ibrahim Seth National, son of a revert Muslim who created history after becoming Mayor of Malegaon in 2014, has lost the Malegaon Municipal Corporation (MMC) election, results of which were announced Friday. He had contested the election as Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

Haji Mohd Yaseen, father of Haji Ibrahim, the newly elected mayor of Malegaon, had migrated to Malegaon from Rajasthan. He later reverted to Islam with his entire family.

In another unexpected result, AIMIM Malegaon president and former Mayor Abdul Malik Yunus Isa has also lost the election from Ward no. 17.

Malik Yunus Isa had also contest from Ward No 20 against Congress president Shaikh Rasheed. He lost in Ward No 20 as well.

12:15 pm The Congress and NCP-JD(S) alliance are in neck-and-neck battle to capture power at the 84-member Malegaon Municipal Corporation (MMC) whereas the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) which fielded a large number of Muslims for the first time is facing a humiliating defeat.

According the trends available at 12:15 pm, the NCP-JD(S) alliance and the Congress both are leading on as many as 26 seats each.

The BJP is leading on just 03 seats, far behind of its rival Shiv Sena which is leading on 10 seats.

The BJP has claimed to defeat Shiv Sena and win all 20 seats in the Hindu dominated areas of Malegaon and also claimed to open account in the Muslim dominated areas of the city where it had fielded 36 candidates including 27 Muslims.

But while it is leading on just 03 seats in the Hindu area, none of its candidates in the Muslim areas are in a position to win the election.

These are just trends. Counting of votes is still underway.

11:45 am
The NCP-JD(S) alliance victory march in Malegaon continues. In another significant outcome of the Malegaon Municipal electios, Asaduddin Owaisi led AIMIM is ahead on 15 seats, according to the latest ternds in Malegaon where counting of votes is still underway.

The NCP-JD(S) is ahead on 34 seats wheras Congress is struggling at 14 seats, according to trends at 11:45 am.

These are just trends. Counting of votes is still underway.

11:30 am
The NCP-JD(S) alliance is set to emerge as the single largest group in Malegaon Muncipal Corporation (MMC), surging comfortably ahead of the key rival Congress.

According to the trends at 11:15 am, the NCPJD(S) candidates are ahead on 24 seats whereas Congress is struggling at 14.

The AIMIM is leading on 06 seats, the Shiv Sena on 07 and BJP on 01.

11:00 am
Janata Dal president Bulund Iqbal is leading in Ward No 12 whereas the other candidates of NCP Kaleem Delawar, Asefa Rashid and Sajeda Rasheed in this ward are also ahead of their rivals. NCP and JD (S) are contesting the Malegaon election together.

Initial trends also show that the AIMIM is ahead in one ward whereas the Congress candidates are leading in 02 wards.

10:30 am
Counting of votes to elect the new body of 84-member Malegaon Municipal Corporation (MMC) also called as Malegaon Mahanagar Plaika began today i.e. Friday May 26, 2017 at 10:00 am.

The powerloom city in Nashik district went to polls on Wednesday, recording 59.52 per cent voter turnout.

According to early trends, NCP-Janata Dal alliance candidates are leading in Ward No 06 and 12.

09:15 am
Counting of votes to elect the new body of 84-member Malegaon Municipal Corporation (MMC) also called as Malegaon Mahanagar Plaika is scheduled to begin today i.e. Friday May 26, 2017 at 10:00 am, an election officer said. The powerloom city in Nashik district went to polls on Wednesday, recording 59.52 per cent voter turnout.

Along with Malegaon, Bhiwandi-Nizampur and Panvel municipal corporations also went to the poll on Wednesday May 24. Counting of votes in all the three civic bodies will start at 10:00 am today, the election officer added.

In Malegaon, the main parties in the fray are the Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) - Janata Dal (S) alliance, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), Shiv Sena, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), Samajwadi Party (SP) and a large number of independents.

Malegaon has a total of 21 wards represented each by 04 candidates. The current mayor is Ibrahim Seth belonging to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

The Congress had emerged as the single largest partyy winning 26 seats in the 2012 elections. The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) won 08 seats, Teesra Mahaz 19, Shiv Sena 11, Bhartia Janata Party (BJP) NONE, MNS 02 and others including independets were 11.

Teesra Mahaz led by former MLA Mufti Ismael later joined the NCP. But, the NCP was split and a faction led by former Mayor Abdul Malik Yunus Isa joined the AIMIM.

 

 


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