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The ruling party and main opposition in the state gained one seat each in the bypolls held for Panchayat and municipal seats in the state, counting for which took place yesterday.
The bypolls for local body seats in 20 districts were held on November 29 in the backdrop of the centers's demonetisation move and the outcome was being being keenly watched.
Just days earlier, BJP won the first phase of civic elections in Maharashtra and local bodies by-elections in Gujarat with the party claiming that it was an endorsement by the people of the demonetisation decision.
The elections were held for 3 zila parishad seats, 10 municipal seats and 24 panchayat samiti seats.
The bypolls for the Panchayat Samiti seats were held in Alwar, Banswara, Baran, Bundi, Chittorgarh, Churu, Dausa, Dungarpur, Jhalawar, Jodhpur, Sikar Sirohi and Udaipur districts.
BJP State Vice President Bhajan Lal said the party's victory shows that there is no adverse sentiment in public towards the PM's decision of demonetisation.
"We have gained victory and this clearly shows that public is with BJP. This also shows that the public has welcomed the recent decision of the Prime Minister on demonetisation and supported the party," he told PTI.
PCC President Sachin Pilot said the results of bypolls normally remain in the favour of the ruling party.
He said the voting percentage of Congress has improved in all the bypolls held over the last three years which is quite satisfactory.
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