nState Congress on Thursday claimed that it has won 109 out of 145 posts of Janpad Panchayat Chairman across the state and has wiped out opposition BJP.
Issuing a list of winning candidates, the Congress claimed that they have won in more than 2/3rd of the Janpad Panchayat posts and had restricted BJP to mere 34 Janpad Panchayats.
Celebration in the state headquarters were done after the results started pouring in and the PCC Chief Mohan Markam himself reached the state headquarters Rajiv Bhawan when all the results were declared.
In a statement Markam thanked the rural voters for voting in favour of Congress supported candidates. He further asserted that the victory was because of the welfare programmes undertaken by the Bhupesh Baghel government. It is also victory of policies of the Congress, he added. He further dedicated the victory to the grass root level workers of the party and also to the office bearers of the organisation.