The ruling BJP led alliance on Sunday secured a clean sweep in the 60 seats Guwahati Municipal Corporation elections. The BJP won 52 seats and its ally AGP won 6 while one each went in favour of AAP and AJP.
The main opposition Congress this time could not open its account in GMC election. AAP open its account by winning the 42 No. wards and AJP won the ward No.1,while the rest 58 seats went to the ruling BJP and its ally AGP.
A total of 197 candidates had contested the elections in 60 wards. Besides the ruling BJP and main opposition congress the AAP has fielded 38 candidates. Around 52.80 percent of the 7,96,829 voters exercised their franchise in the polls.