NEW DELHI: Delhi MCD election 2022, The date of Delhi Municipal Corporation election has been announced. Voting for MCD elections will be held on December 4 and the results will be declared three days later on December 7, said State Election Commissioner (SEC) Vijay Dev on Friday.
According to SEC, The issue of notification will be on Nov 7 and will end on Nov 14. The last date of withdrawal of candidature is Nov 19. Voting for the polls will be on December 04 and the results will be announced on December 07.
However, the elections will be held on 250 wards of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi. Earlier Delhi MCD was divided into three parts and there were 272 wards in total. However, in the new delimitation, the number of wards has been reduced from 272 to 250.
We completed the delimitation process in Delhi. Polling stations were redrawn. Now we are prepared for 250 wards in Delhi. Municipal corporation of Delhi has jurisdiction in 68 constituencies. 42 seats reserved for SCs:Vijay Dev, Delhi State Election Commissioner pic.twitter.com/yv2GJFPqmT— ANI (@ANI) November 4, 2022
Delhi Election Commissioner Vijay Dev said that according to the 2011 census in 250 wards, 42 seats have been reserved for SC, while 21 seats have been reserved for women. 104 seats have been reserved separately for women. There will be a total of 13665 polling stations. EVMs will be used in elections.
Model code of conduct is implemented in Delhi from today itself, said Vijay Dev, Delhi State Election Commissioner.
Vijay Dev said that on the day of the election, more than 2 thousand sector magistrates will be deployed. There will be 68 general observers in each assembly. There will be videography everywhere.
MCD election schedule
-Notification- 7th November
Last date for enrollment – 14 November
Withdrawal date – 19 November
Voting – December 4
-Results – December 7
Voting will take place from 8 AM to 5:30 PM
Holidays of officers and employees have been canceled
On the other hand, the Delhi State Election Commission has canceled the leave of all the officers and employees who came under it for the MCD elections. The Election Commission has said that he can go on leave only if there is a compulsion, but approval will have to be taken from the commission in this regard. The Election Commission has appointed 68 Returning Officers and 250 Assistant Returning Officers in connection with the elections. Apart from this, a large number of officers and employees are appointed under these officers and also in the office of the Commission.