leads the pack in the municipal council president's elections to 147 bodies, winning 51 posts in Maharashtra.
As many as 19 other candidates and 11 independents have also been elected as municipal council presidents.
Following is the party-wise breakup of 3,727 seats in 164 municipal councils and nagar panchayats, including 3,705 seats for which polling was held on Sunday: BSP
0, CPM 12, Congress
615, Shiv Sena
7, other registered parties 91, unrecognised but registered parties 305, Independents 510, Alliances/Fronts 29.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has termed the BJP's victory in the municipal council polls in the state as not just a wave but a "tsunami".
"This (victory) is not merely a wave. This is a tsunami," Fadnavis, who joined in the celebrations at the state BJP
office in south Mumbai, told reporters.
government is one which thinks of the common man," Fadnavis said, adding people have reposed their trust in the BJP-led regime.