BJP and AAP win 2 seats each and lead on 112 seats each
AAP wins Daryaganj ward
BJP wins Mohan Garden and Seelampur ward
Congress leading on 12, independet 4, BSP and NCP on 1 each
Delhi MCD Election Result 2022: Counting of votes is underway for the Delhi Municipal Corporation elections. In such a situation, according to the initial trends, there is a tough fight between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Aam Aadmi Party.
According to the initial trends till date, AAP is leading on 125 seats, while BJP is ahead on 115 seats. The Congress party has got 6 seat.
The Aam Aadmi Party exuded confidence it will emerge victorious by winning more than 180 of the total 250 seats in the MCD polls, even though initial trends put the BJP in the lead. Early trends showed the BJP was ahead in 97 seats while the AAP was leading in 53. The Congress was a distant third with lead in five seats.
#DelhiMCDPolls | BJP and AAP win 2 seats each and lead on 112 seats each, as the counting of votes continues.— ANI (@ANI) December 7, 2022
Congress leading on 12, Independent 4, BSP and NCP on 1 each.
Counting is underway for 250 wards. pic.twitter.com/RWXhfXVXwi
The EVMs, with the mandate of 73,20,577 voters, will remain under tight vigil at 42 centres across the national capital. Both AAP and the BJP have exuded confidence that they will emerge victorious in the polls while the Congress is seeking to regain lost turf. Both the ruling BJP and AAP have put up 250 candidates each for the elections, while the Congress has 247 aspirants and Bahujan Samaj Party, 132. Delhi recorded a voter turnout of 50.48 per cent in the polls held on December 4.
According to exit polls, the victory of Aam Aadmi Party has been predicted and BJP has been declared as the second largest party.
The fate of 1,349 candidates at 250 wards was sealed in the Sunday polling for the Delhi MCD Elections compared with 2,538 in 2017. In the 2017 civic election, the BJP had won 181 of the 270 wards, the AAP had won 48 wards and the Congress 27.
In the last election, BJP had won 181 out of 270 wards. The Aam Aadmi Party won 48 and the Congress won 27 wards.
According to the report, the Election Commission has appointed 68 observers, under whose supervision the counting of votes will take place. Along with this, the commission has also deployed 136 engineers, who will help in removing any technical flaws in EVMs immediately.