A day after registering an astounding mark in the Odisha Panchayat elections, BJP continued its winning streak in Maharashtra civic elections, bagging eight out of 10 municipal corporations.
Even in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls, party is only two seats less from Shiv Sena's tally.
Contrary to claims, that demonetisation would mar BJP's chances to ring triumphant bells, Modi's saffron wave painted one and all.

A look at BJP's bag of wins:
BMC ELECTIONS: BJP gained massively by bagging 82 of the 227 seats in Mumbai. The party has emerged as a clear winner in all the other eight municipal corporations barring Mumbai and Thane.
ODISHA PANCHAYAT POLLS: BJP improved its tally by a whopping 850 per cent as compared to the 2012 elections, bagging 306 with a gain of 270 seats as compared to last elections.
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL POLLS IN UTTAR PRADESH: BJP swept legislative council polls in Uttar Pradesh, where it won three graduate constituencies- Kanpur, Bareilly-Moradabad and Gorakhpur- Faizabad MLC.
MAHARASHTRA MUNICIPAL COUNCIL ELECTION: The BJP won 1190 seats and 71 municipal council president posts, retaining overall top position.
CHANDIGARH CIVIC POLL: Punjab's ruling BJP-Akali Dal alliance scored a landslide victory in municipal elections of Chandigarh. The allies won 21 out of the 26 seats- the BJP getting 20 and Akali Dal one.
BYPOLLS RESULTS: In the 13 bypolls for four Lok Sabha and nine Assembly seats held in the month of November, BJP performed well to retain its seats in Assam & Madhya Pradesh.
GUJARAT LOCAL BODIES POLLS: BJP registered a win in local bodies polls by winning 107 out of 123 seats. It won the municipal and district panchayat elections in Gujarat. Out of 123 municipal and district panchayat seats in 16 districts where by-elections were held, the party won 107, while Congress won 16 seats.

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