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Panchayat polls: Major victory for Cong

The ruling party is set to scale a major victory in the panchayat polls towards the end of the vote counting on Tuesday. Congress is followed by the main opposition Asom Gana Parishad in most of the districts while BJP is brightening its prospect only in Dibrugarh district. The counting of votes in Jorhat district has ended at 11 in the morning. The ruling party has won 85 gaon panchayat presidents, 648 gaon panchayat memberships and 84 block level seats. The opposition AGP trailed behind Congress with 20 seats in gaon panchayat presidentship seats, 269 gaon panchayat memberships. The counting has ended also in Majuli and Kamrup metro, where Congress is enjoying a landslide victory. The ruling party is showing an excellent performance in the areas falling under the Jalukbari assembly seats. The AUDF, BJP have failed to show good performance in the polls. Speaking to assamtimes, election commission sources said the counting is set to end at 5 in the evening except Cachar and Barpeta.
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