By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Friday, April 21, 2017 - 14:43
Latur: The Bharatiya Janata Party won in 38 wards in Latur municipal corporation election in Maharashtra.
The Congress grabbed victory in 31 wards, and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in one.
Sixty percent turnout was registered in the polling held on Wednesday for the Latur municipal corporation.
In the 70-member Latur corporation, it was a test of political clout for BJP leader and state minister Sambhajirao Nilangekar and the local Congress MLA Amit Deshmukh.
Congress, which controls the corporation, had got a drubbing in the recent local body polls in Latur district.
The city had faced acute water crisis last year and government had to transport water by railway wagons at the peak of summer.
Here, 407 candidates were in the fray whose fate is being decided by 2.78 lakh voters.
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