RANGIYA, Feb 12 � Independent candidates won four of the 10 wards of the Rangiya Municipal Board elections, the results of which were declared today.
The Independent candidates won from Ward No. 1, 4, 9 and 10, while Congress candidates won from Ward No. 2, 6 and 8. The BJP won two seats from Ward No. 3 and 5, while CPM won a lone seat from Ward No. 7.
The poll figures indicate the possibility of a coalition forming the next Board with the support from either Congress or BJP. Interestingly, some of the Independent candidates originally belonged to the Congress. Even the ex-Chairman of the Board, who was from the Congress, is now an Independent candidate.