BJP wins 25 local bodies in MP, Cong bags15

Megha Jain

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Despite the recent farmers' agitation and the ensuing violence, the ruling BJP managed to win 25 of the 43 local bodies in Madhya Pradesh. The Congress' tally increased to 15. 3 local bodies were won by Independent candidates. Elections to posts of 43 urban local self-government bodies were held in Bhopal on August 11.Congress claims it has scored better than BJP.