their mayor? Both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress were staking claim to winning more than 20 seats while Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leaders opined that they would garner more than 10 seats The city is divided into 26 wards In the 36-member Housethere are 26 elected representativesnine nominated councillors and one ex-officio member who is the local MP In the 2006 electionsthe Congress won 12 seatsthe BJP-SAD alliance eightthe BSP one and independents four The election to one seat could not take place During the past five yearsthe tally of seats has changed due to defections and by-elections At presentthe Congress has 15 councillorsBJP-SAD 10 and BSP one Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee (CTCC) President B B Bahl has been claiming that his party would win at least 22 seats in the civic polls The Congress also passed a resolution to that affect during a meeting of its leaders Standing by this resolutionBahl said that the party would definitely win. We have assured the residents that our nominees would work for the improvement of the city, said Bahl In the 2006 electionsthe Congress had managed to win 12 seats During the past five yearsdue to defections and Congress candidates winning by-electionsthe number rose to 15 Chandigarh BJP unit President Sanjay Tandon expressed confidence that the party would win more than 20 seats Our agenda is positive and we are very serious about implementing itunlike the Congress Our workers are in constant touch with the voters? For all the latest Chandigarh News,Kulwinder Singh. Madobe Nunow.

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