Sindhudurg : Congress leader Narayan Rane has got thumping success in the Sawantwadi Municipal Council which is supposed to be the most important in Sindhudurg district. In Sawantwadi Municipal Council elections Cong has got 8 seats out of 17 while Shiv Sena has got 7, BJP- 1 and Independent-1.
For the Sawantwadi Municipal Council seats there was a neck to neck fight between Sindhudurg District Guardian Minister and Shi Sena MLA Deepak Kesarkar and Narayan Rane of Cong. All eyes were set on these seats. Finally it was Narayan Rane of Cong who won 8 seats and Shiv Sena got 7.