Aam Aadmi Party candidate, Shelly Oberoi, has been elected as the new mayor of Delhi after securing a total of 150 Votes on Wednesday. “I assure you all that I will run this House in a constitutional manner. I expect you all will maintain the dignity of the House and cooperate in its smooth functioning,” said Shelly Oberoi as soon as she was elected as the Mayor.
The BJP candidate received a total of 116 votes in the MCD polls to elect as the Mayor of Delhi. “Goondaism has lost, the public has won. BJP wanted to make its own mayor by cheating. I congratulate Shelly Oberoi on her election as Delhi mayor. Next, Ale Iqbal will become the deputy mayor,” AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj said.
The voting for the position started at around 11:30 a.m. which went on for over 2 hours. A total of 10 nominated MPs, 14 nominated MLAs and 241 elected councillors emerged out of 250 voted in the mayoral election.
The voting started with MPs and MLAs casting their votes, followed by the elected Councillors. The nominated MLAs of both parties also cast their votes, among whom 13 were from the AAP and 1 from BJP.