*image by Ratan Lal showing Asha Lakra of BJP being offered sweets on her winning the municipal polls.
BJP is celebrating victory in civic body polls. For the first time, polls have taken place on party lines, the ruling party has performed well in Khunti, Pakur, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Giridih, Palamau and won.
The BJP has won Mayor and Deputy Mayor posts in Ranchi, Hazaribagh, Giridih, Adityapur, and Daltonganj respectively.
In Santhal Pargana, the BJP has suffered a jolt. In Dumka, the independent candidates have won the posts of Mayor and Deputy Mayor.