The counting of votes for 250 wards of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is completed and in neck-and-neck contest between AAP and BJP, AAP has won the MCD elections.
The Aam Aadmi Paty (AAP) leads in 134 seats, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 104 seats, Congress in 9 seats, and Others in 3 seats. At Arvind Kejriwal’s residence the supporters of AAP has gathers with flowers.
Delhi MCD Elections:
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP): 134
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP): 104
Results have come on 240 seats of Municipal Corporation of Delhi in which BJP wins 99 seats, AAP wins 131, Congress wins 7 and others 3 as counting continues. The celebration at the party office has begun by the AAP workers.
Bharatiya Janata Party’s Shyam Kumar Mishra wins Mohan Garden ward, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s candidate Alka Raghav won the Laxmi Nagar seat, BJP gains victory in Seelampur ward, BJP has also won from Lajpat Nagar and Rohini-D seat and 94 others.
Talking about AAP, Aam Aadmi Party’s Sarika Chaudhary gains victory in Daryaganj ward, Pinky Tyagi has won in Ward no. 159 Chattarpur and 129 others.
AAP and BJP leading candidates in MCD Elections
Meanwhile, AAP candidate Aarti Yadav is leading in Kapasheda, AAP candidate Salma Khan is leading in Zakir Nagar ward, AAP’s Pankaj Gupta is leading in Sangam Vihar and AAP candidate Veena leads from Mayur Vihar ward.
BJP’s Ravinder Kumar is leading from Ward Number 74 (Chandni Chowk), BJP is leading in ward in Manish Sisodia’s area. BJP is leading in Maharani Bagh, BJP candidate Usha is leading in Karol Bagh, and Congress candidate Mumtaz leads from Seelampur seat.
So far initial trends 12 pm AAP is leading in MCD elections, BJP is on second place and Congress once again failed to impress voters despite doing Bharat Jodo Yatra.
Earlier in the day, Delhi BJP Vice President Rajiv Babbar expressed confidence over the win of BJP in MCD elections and said, “We believe in democracy. The people of Delhi are very smart. We are not like Arvind Kejriwal who writes in advance that they are winning. The people notice everything, from AAP leader in jail to corruption.”
Babbar said, “We are going to cross 125 seats. It will be clear after an hour and we are confident that BJP is going make its mayor.”
The counting of the votes started from 8 am onwards for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi election.
Delhi State Election Commission has geared up for the counting of votes for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) election on Wednesday.
The counting of the votes will take place from 8 am onwards and the winner of the high-stakes civic polls where the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) face each other.
Earlier on 4 December, the MCD elections were held in the national capital where 50 percent voter turnout and a total of 1,349 candidates were in the fray for 250 wards.
Moreover, the civic polls are largely seen as a three-way contest between the BJP, the AAP, and Congress.
According to the exit polls, Aam Aadmi Party will win the elections of the municipal polls.
However, if AAP wins in the MCD elections then the first Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP will rule the municipal corporation of the national capital.
Furthermore, exit polls predicted a poor performance by Congress and once again the party has failed to revive itself in Delhi.