Malegaon polls: AIMIM gains in communally sensitive area, check full list of winners

Malegaon: The Asaduddin Owaisi led All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) made massive gains in Malegaon Municipal Corporation elections 2017.

Contesting the election for the first time by fielding 37 candidates in the Muslim-dominated city, the party opens its account in the civic body winning 07 seats in Malegaon.

However, another unexpected result is Abdul Malik Yunus Isa, the party’s local president and former mayor of Malegaon has lost the election from Ward no. 17.

The Congress fielded 54 candidates, BJP 58, Shiv Sena 26 and AIMIM 37. The BJP which fielded 27 Muslim candidates and most of them lost.

Out of the total 84 seats in Malegaon Municipal Corporation, Congress has won 28 seats, and NCP wins in 20 wards.

Shiv Sena and BJP have performed badly. Shiv Sena bagged 13 and BJP  for the first time is facing a humiliating defeat and won a total of 09 seats, and others 7.

Congress emerged as the single largest party in Bhiwandi and Malegaon where as BJP got a clear mandate in Panvel.

Full list of winning candidates of AIMIM

Ward No Winning Candidate
17 Sadiya Laeeque Ahmad
18 Haji Abdul Majid
18 Kulsoom Be rafeeque
21 Shaikh Mohammed Yunus Shaikh Isa
21 Momin Raziya Shahid Ahmad
21 Shaikh Raheema Be
21 Shaikh Khalid Parvez

Malegaon is a Muslim majority town in Nashik district, around 280 km north-east of Mumbai in Nashik district, was rocked by two terror attacks in 2006 and 2008 is listed among the ‘sensitive’ cities in the state.

Muslims comprise over 75 per cent of Malegaon’s population.