BJP maintained its top position in Maharashtra nagar panchayat elections by winning a total of 419 out of 1,791 seats.

It was followed by NCP which won 381 seats and Congress which won 344, the state election commission (SEC) data showed. The Shiv Sena was in the fourth place with 296 seat.

239 seats went to independent candidates. Remaining seats were won by parties like CPM, BSP and local outfits. 

Out of 105 Zila Parishad seats, the BJP won 38, Congress- 34, NCP- 21 while the rest went to independents and others.

Similarly, out of 210 seats of Panchayat Samiti, the BJP won 93, Congress- 53, NCP- 36 while others went to independents and others, the SEC said.