Chandigarh MC Election Results 2016

SAD-BJP Alliance Sweeps Chandigarh Municipal Polls 2016

The ruling SAD-BJP alliance in chandigarh has scored a landslide victory in the municipal elections of Punjab state . BJP national chief Amit Shah has hailed the win as vindication of the party's recent demonetisation policy. The win may also come as a big boost for the party ahead of crucial state assembly elections early in 2017. The SAD-BJP alliance has won 21 of the 26 seats while the Congress got just four seats. One seat has gone to an independent candidate.

Chandigarh Municipal Polls 2016 Result - Party-wise

PartySeats Won

Chandigarh Municipal Election Results 2016 - Ward Wise

Ward No. and AreaWinner CandidatesParty
Ward No. 1 (Sectors 1 to 11)Mahesh Inder SidhuBJP
Ward No. 2
(Sector 15, PU, PGI, PEC and Khuda Lahora)
Rajbala MalikBJP
Ward No. 3
(Sectors 16, 17 & 22)
Ravi Kant SharmaBJP
Ward No. 4
(Sectors 23, 24 and 36)
Sunita DhawanBJP
Ward No. 5
(Sec 25 & Dhanas)
Sheela DeviCongress
Ward No. 6
(Dadu Majra colony and village)
Farmila DeviBJP
Ward No. 7
(Maloya and Sector 39 West)
Rajesh KaliaBJP
Ward No. 8 (Sectors 37, 38 and 38 West)Arun SoodBJP
Ward No. 9
(Sectors 39 and 40)
Gurbax Rawat Congress
Ward No. 10
(Sec 41, 42 & Attawa, Badheri & Buterla villages)
Hardeep SinghSAD
Ward No. 11
(Sector 56 and Palsora)
Satish KainthBJP
Ward No. 12
(Sectors 43, 52, 61 and Kajheri)
Chandrawati ShuklaBJP
Ward No. 13
(Sectors 49 to 51 and 63)
Heera NegiBJP
Ward No. 14
(Sec 45 & Burail)
Kanwarjeet Singh RanaBJP
Ward No. 15
(Sect 34, 35 & 44)
Ravinder Kaur Gujral Congress
Ward No. 16
(Sec 20 and 33)
Rajesh Kumar GuptaBJP
Ward No. 17
(Sec 18, 19 & 21)
Asha JaswalBJP
Ward No. 18
(Sectors 27, 28 and 30)
Davinder BablaCongress
Ward No. 19
(Sector 26 and Bapu Dham Colony)
Dalip SharmaIND
Ward No. 20
(Sec 29, Colony No. 4 & Industrial Area -I)
Shakti PratapBJP
Ward No. 21
(Sectors 32 & 46)
Gurpreet DhillonBJP
Ward No. 22
(Sectors 31, 47, 48 and Industrial Area -II)
Davesh MoudgilBJP
Ward No. 23
(Ram Darbar, Hallo Majra and Faidan)
Bharat KumarBJP
Ward No. 24
(Mauli Jagran and Mauli Complex)
Anil DubeyBJP
Ward No. 25
(Old Mani Majra, NAC, Shanti Nagar and MHC)
Jagtar SinghBJP
Ward No. 26
(Motor market,Darshani Bagh, Subhash Nagar and Indira Colony)
Vinod AggarwalBJP

MC Chandigarh polls 2016 Results - Key Contestants

Key ContestantsWard No.Results Status
Mayor Arun SoodWard No. 8Won
Congress president Pardeep Chhabres wife Ritu ChhabraWard No. 3Loses
Former Mayor and Congress canddate, Subhash ChawlaWard No. 16Loses
Senior Deputy Mayor Davesh MoudgilWard No. 22Won
Deputy Mayor and SAD candidate Hardeep SinghWard No. 10Won
BSP president Jagir SinghWard No. 7Loses
BJP Candidate, Chandrawati ShuklaWard No. 12Won
CPI Candidate, Navkiran NattWard No. 2Loses

Chandigarh MC Polls 2016 - Polling Summary

In Chandigarh MC polls across 26 wards in Chandigarh saw 57.19% turnout on Sunday. Highest voter turnouts 73.87% in Ward No. 27, 72.38% in ward No. 23 and 70.26% in Ward No. 11. The polling was peaceful," Tarseem Lal, an election office spokesman said here after conclusion of polls quoting initial estimates of polling percentage. The fate of 122 candidates was decided. The total number of voters is 5,07,627, including 2,37,374 female voters. Congress and BJP are contesting from all 26 wards, while BSP are contesting in 17 wards only. The results will be declared on December 20.

Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh (MCC) Election 2016

UT State Election Commissioner Rakesh Mehta announced poll schedule for the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation elections to be held on Dec 18 2016.There are 26 wards in Chandigarh in which the elections will be held. There are 26 wards in Chandigarh in which the elections will be held. There are 5,07,190 voters in the city, out of whom 2,70,358 are male and 2,36,819 are female and 13 of them are third gender. There are about 460 polling booths. Five wards which are to be reserved for SC candidates will be on the basis of maximum SC population as per the latest census of 2011. Two wards for SC women, of the five wards that are to be reserved for SCs, will also be decided through this draw of lots only.There are a total of 122 candidates in the fray, which is lower than the tally of 152 in the 2006 MC elections. The Congress are contesting from all 26 wards; the BJP is contesting from 22 wards, BSP 18 and SAD are contesting from 4 wards . Eight independents withdraw nomination papers on last day.

Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh Election 2016 Date

Poll EventsDatesTime
Date of Making NominationNov 22, 201611 AM to 3 PM
Last Date of Making NominationNov 29, 201611 AM to 3 PM
Date of ScrutinyNov 30, 2016 
Last Date of WithdrawalDec 3, 2016 
Date of PollDec 18, 20168 AM to 5 PM
Date of CountingDec 20, 2016 
BJP candidate list 2016 for MC Polls
SAD candidate list 2016 for MC Polls
Congress candidate list 2016 for MC Polls
BSP candidate list 2016 for MC Polls
CPI(ML) candidate list 2016 for MC Polls
MC Chandigarh Ward List
MC Chandigarh Election 2011 Results
Chandigarh MC Election Results 2016

About Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh

The Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh came into being in the Union Territory of Chandigarh under the Punjab Municipal Corporation Act, 1976, as extended to the Union Territory, Chandigarh by the Punjab Municipal Corporation Law (Extension to Chandigarh) Act, 1994 (Act No. 45 of 1994), with effect from 24th Day of May, 1994. As per sub-section (3) of Section 8 of the Act, the State Election Commission determined the wards for Scheduled Castes, for women under the proviso to sub-section (2) of Section 6 of the Act and in accordance with the manner prescribed by the Administrator, U.T., Chandigarh.

Know more about Municipal Corporation (MC) of Chandigarh at:
Current Mayor Sh. Arun Sood
Sr. Deputy MayorSh. Davesh Moudgil
Deputy MayorSh. Hardeep Singh
State Election Commissioner Rakesh Mehta