MIM DRAWS A BLANK IN NANDED POLLS

Deccan Chronicle - - POLITICS - DC COR­RE­SPON­DENT

The MIM on Thursday failed to win a sin­gle seat in the Nanded Waghala Mu­nic­i­pal Cor­po­ra­tion (NWMC) elec­tions in Ma­ha­rash­tra. The elec­tions were held on Wednesday. The MIM had 11 seats in the out­go­ing cor­po­ra­tion be­sides the sup­port of two in­de­pen­dents.

For Wednesday’s elec­tion, the party had fielded can­di­dates in 32 seats and tied up with the Bahu­jan Sa­maj Party, which con­tested in 22s.

The Con­gress re­tained power in the NWMC, bag­ging 69 seats, up from 41. The BJP won six and the Shiv Sena one.

MIM chief Asadud­din Owaisi along with party leg­is­la­tors had ex­ten­sively cam­paigned in for the MWMC elec­tions.

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