India, March 2 -- After a resounding victory in the six municipal corporation elections of Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar, BJP takes an early lead in the elections of 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayats and 231 taluka panchayats on Tuesday as counting began.

Aam Aadmi Party candidates have won Bhader taluka panchayat of Amreli district and Berja taluka panchayat of Jamnagar district, the party tweeted.

The elections to these local bodies were held on Sunday. Repolling at a booth at Ghodiya village in Jhalod taluka of Dahod district was held on Monday after polling on Sunday stopped following a booth capturing incident. Police arrested 17 people in Vadodara in connection with the interest.

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