Guwahati Municipal Polls: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma thanks people for ‘unwavering support’


Guwahati: Assam chief minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Himanta Biswa Sarma thanked the voters of Guwahati as the party inched closer to achieving a near-sweep in the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) elections, the counting of votes for which is underway.

“As #GMCElections counting goes on, @BJP4Assam & allies are comfortably leading in 58 wards. Others lead in 2 wards while the Congress stands at 0. I thank the people of Guwahati for their unwavering support!” Sarma tweeted on Sunday.


The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)  has registered a thumping victory in the 60-member Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) elections. 

The BJP and its ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) swept the hustings winning 58 seats among them while the grand old Congress party failed to win even a single seat in the GMC elections. 

On the other hand, the Aam Admi Party (AAP) and the Asom Jatiya Parishad (AJP) opened their accounts winning one seat each.