INC sweeps ADC polls, save Sadar Hills
Source: The Sangai Express

Imphal, June 22 2010: Barring Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council, the Indian National Congress has recorded a thumping victory in the Autonomous District Council elections.

The elections to the Autonomous District Council was held in two phases on May 26 and June 2, amidst disturbances and vehement opposition from several quarters.

Out of 24 DCCs in Chandel district, 12 were already declared elected unopposed.

In the remaining 12 DCCs, Congress candidates won eight seats while independents won four.

In Sadar Hills too, 12 seats were elected without going to polls.

Independent candidates secured eight seats while Congress won in four seats.

Congress workers celebrating their victory at CCpur

Out of 24 DCCs, only 15 went to polls in Churachandpur district.

These seats have been shared among Congress, Trinamool Congress and independent candidates with Congress winning in six seats and independents in three and Trinamool Congress one.

Results of other seats could not be obtained at the time of filing this report.

The other eight seats were already secured by different candidates uncontested.

Out of six DCCs which went to polls in Senapati district, independents and Congress won two seats each.

Even as polling was conducted in the other two DCCs, both the DCCs recorded zero voter turn out.

While 12 DCCs were already wrested by lone candidates without going to polls, not a single candidate put up their names in six other DCCs.

In Ukhrul district, 20 DCCs were won unopposed.

Of the remaining four DCCs, there was no candidate in two DCCs.

The other two seats were shared between Congress and NCP.

Four candidates won their respective DCCs uncontested in Tamenglong district.

Congress won 13 of the remaining 20 seats as independents wrested seven seat.