MCD Election 2022 Result highlights: Sisodia alleges AAP councillors getting 'calls' from BJP after civic poll win
MCD Election Result 2022 highlights: The Arvind Kejriwal-led party now leads the Delhi government, and the city-state's municipal corporation, simultaneously.
MCD Election 2022 highlights: As projected by exit polls, the AAP wrestled control of the Delhi civic body from the BJP, which had been in power there since 2007. While the AAP won 134 seats in the 250-member MCD, the BJP won 104 seats, Congress 9, and independent candidates won the remaining three seats.
With this win, the Arvind Kejriwal-led party now leads the Delhi government, and the city-state's municipal corporation, simultaneously.
The polling for the MCD election was held on December 4, and the counting of votes was done on Wednesday.
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Dec 07, 2022 09:40 PM IST
Sisodia again throws poaching allegations at BJP, this time after MCD win
Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia on Wednesday rekindled the poaching allegations from the AAP's side against the BJP, saying his party councillors have ‘started getting calls’ from the saffron side after the MCD poll result. Read more.
Dec 07, 2022 08:01 PM IST
NOTA votes rise by 8,300 from 2017
According to the State Election Commission (SEC), as many as 57,545 votes polled as None of the Above (NOTA), up from 49,235 in 2017 – a rise of 8,310 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 07:18 PM IST
Nearly 800 candidates lose deposit
Of the more than 1,300 candidates who contested the civic polls, as many as 780 candidates failed to win enough number of votes to even save their deposit.
Dec 07, 2022 06:42 PM IST
Richest candidate in MCD election faces defeat
Ram Dev Sharma of the BJP lost to AAP's Mphammed Sadiq by a margin of 11,626 votes in Ballimaran.
Dec 07, 2022 06:06 PM IST
AAP supporters dance to BJP MP Manoj Tiwari's song
AAP supporters celebrate win by dancing to the song ‘Rinkiya ke Papa,’ sung by actor and BJP MP Manoj Tiwari.
Dec 07, 2022 05:27 PM IST
BJP calls its winning candidates for a meeting: Reports
BJP calls a meeting of its key office bearers of Delhi today evening at the BJP HQ. Later a meeting of winning councillors of MCD polls has also been called: Reports
Dec 07, 2022 04:58 PM IST
‘It is a big victory’: AAP MP and ex-cricketer Harbhajan Singh
It is a big victory. This was a big task to achieve. I extend congratulations to all including Kejriwal ji: Harbhajan Singh
Dec 07, 2022 04:22 PM IST
Abhishek Manu Singhvi says Congress should ‘introspect’
“Although it's nice to see a tightly contested election between AAP & BJP, I am deeply disappointed at Congress result. Introspection and structural change vital,” tweets senior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi as the party finishes a distant third behind the AAP and BJP.
Dec 07, 2022 03:55 PM IST
BJP's Manoj Tiwari thanks people of Delhi
“Thanks to the people of Delhi who have shown faith in the BJP by giving so many seats for the fourth consecutive time, and thanks to our workers,” tweets BJP's Delhi MP Manoj Tiwari.
Dec 07, 2022 03:17 PM IST
Results for all 250 seats announced
AAP wins 134 seats, BJP at 104 seats, Congress 9 and Independents 3. BJP loses control of MCD for first time since 2007.
Dec 07, 2022 03:00 PM IST
Kejriwal addresses AAP workers after party's win
Arvind Kejriwal thanks people after big win in MCD election, ‘all of us have to make Delhi clean, beautiful.'
Dec 07, 2022 02:48 PM IST
Results for 246 seats declared
AAP's tally rises to 132, BJP at 102 Congress 9, and Independents 12.
Dec 07, 2022 02:12 PM IST
AAP ends BJP's 15-year-rule in MCD
AAP – 131
BJP – 99
Congress – 7
Independents - 3
Dec 07, 2022 01:56 PM IST
BJP, AAP share ward each in Shalimar Bagh
AAP's Jalaj Kumar won from Shalimar Bagh-A by 3188 votes against BJP's Sujeet Thakur while BJP's Rekha Gupta defeated AAP's Ishupreet Kaur Gujral by 5644 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 01:50 PM IST
BJP wins Rohini-D, Rohini-E
BJP's Smita and Pravesh Wahi have won from Rohini-D and Rohini -E wards. While Smita defeated AAP's Anupriya Misha by 1888 votes, Wahi defeated AAP's Kuldeep Mittal by 8035 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 01:47 PM IST
BJP wins in Rohini-C, Rohini-F
BJP's Dharambir Sharma has defeated AAP's Anil Mittal in Rohini-C ward by 723 votes while Ritu Goel has beaten AAP's Rekha Goel by 7281 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 01:37 PM IST
BJP's Monika Goyal wins from Guru Harkishan Nagar
BJP's Monika Goyal has defeated AAP's Shaveta Khera in Guru Harkishan Nagar by 375 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 01:35 PM IST
Congress wins in Nihal Vihar
Congress's Mandeep Singh has won from Nihal Vihar by 566 votes against his closest rival Ashok Bhardwaj of Aam Aadmi Party.
Dec 07, 2022 01:32 PM IST
MCD election results declared for 226 seats
AAP - 121
BJP - 96
Congress - 7
Dec 07, 2022 01:30 PM IST
Full list of BJP, AAP & Congress winners/leading candidates
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Dec 07, 2022 01:27 PM IST
BJP wins in Nangloi Jat
BJP's Poonam Saini has defeated AAP's Vijay Laxmi by a margin of 1554 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 01:25 PM IST
AAP wins in Jawalapuri
AAP's Santosh Devi has defeated BJP's Bimla by 2903 votes in Jawalapuri ward.
Dec 07, 2022 01:24 PM IST
MCD election result: AAP wins in Bawana
AAP's Pawan Kumar has defeated his nearest rival, BJP's Braham Prakash, by 724 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 01:21 PM IST
BJP wins in Pooth Khurd
BJP's Anju Devi has defeated AAP's Umindera Devi by 1494 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 01:20 PM IST
BJP's Raja Iqbal Singh wins from Mukherjee Nagar
BJP's Raja Iqbal Singh has won from Mukherjee Nagar. He is a former mayor of North MCD.
Dec 07, 2022 01:18 PM IST
AAP's Ram Chander wins from Shahbad Dairy ward
AAP's Ram Chander has defeated BJP's Santosh Kumar Bharti by 3132 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 01:17 PM IST
BJP wins in Begumpur
BJP's Jai Bhagwan Yadav has won from Begumpur by a margin of 2068 votes against AAP's Dharmendar Kumar.
Dec 07, 2022 01:03 PM IST
MCD election result: AAP wins in Pooth Kalan
AAP's Ritu Kumar has defeated BJP's Kavita Solanki by 1296 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 01:01 PM IST
AAP's Amrit Jain wins in Budh Vihar
AAP's Amrit Jain has defeated BJP's Rajpal Garg by 2,675 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 12:59 PM IST
AAP wins in Vijay Vihar
Aam Aadmi Party's Pushpa has won in Vijay Vihar, defeating BJP's Kumari Amrita by 2943 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 12:49 PM IST
AAP bags Rohini-A, Rohini-B
AAP's Pardeep Mittal and Suman Rana have won from Rohini-A and Rohini-B ward, respectively.
Dec 07, 2022 12:47 PM IST
BJP wins in Samaypur Badli
BJP's Gayatri Yadav has defeated AAP's Seema Yadav in Samaypur Badly by 3532 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 12:33 PM IST
AAP wins in Sarup Nagar
AAP's Joginder Singh has defeated BJP's Suresh Pandey in Sarup Nagar by a margin of 931 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 12:27 PM IST
AAP wins in Jahangir Puri
AAP's Timsy Sharma has defeated BJP's Divya Jha in Jahangir Puri by a margin of 1,188 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 12:19 PM IST
MCD election result: AAP wins in Bhalswa
AAP's Ajeet Singh Yadav has defeated BJP's Lallu Singh in Bhalswa by a margin of 1,086 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 12:16 PM IST
Biggest winning margin so far
Aaley Mohammad Iqbal of AAP won with the biggest margin so far with 17,134 votes from Chandni Mahal.
Dec 07, 2022 12:15 PM IST
MCD election results: BJP wins in Azadpur
BJP's Suman Kumari has defeated AAP's Mannu by a margin of 3,537 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 12:14 PM IST
MCD election results: AAP wins in Adarsh Nagar
AAP's Mukesh Kumar Goel has defeated BJP's Anubhav Dhir by 187 votes in Adarsh Nagar ward.
Dec 07, 2022 12:11 PM IST
AAP bags Badarpur, Sainik Enclave, Trilokpuri
AAP's Manju Devi, Niramala Kumari and Vijay Kumar have won from Badarpur, Sainik Enclave and Trilokpuri, respectively.
Dec 07, 2022 12:07 PM IST
BJP wins in Ghonda, Rajouri Garden, Amar Colony, Vasant Kunj
BJP's Preeti Gupta, Shashi Talwar, Sharad Kapoor and Jagmohan Mehlawat have won from Ghonda, Rajouri Garden, Amar Colony and Vasant Kunj, respectively.
Dec 07, 2022 12:05 PM IST
AAP's Neha Aggarwal wins in Dhirpur
AAP's Neha Aggarwal has won from Dhirpur ward, defeating her nearest rival BJP's Neelam Budhiraja by 2121 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 12:02 PM IST
AAP's Seema wins with lowest margin so far with 24 votes Patpar Ganj area
AAP's Seema has won with the lowest margin (24 votes) so far from Patpar Ganj area.
Dec 07, 2022 12:00 PM IST
BJP's Gulab Singh wins from Mukundpur
BJP's Gulab Singh has defeated AAP's Ajay Kumar from Mukundpur ward by 751 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 11:58 AM IST
BJP's Janta Devi defeats AAP candidate in Bakhtawarpur
BJP's Janta Devi has defeated AAP's Babita in Bakhtawarpur by a margin of 2,184 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 11:55 AM IST
MCD results declared for 135 wards
AAP – 75
BJP – 55
Congress – 4
Independent – 1
Dec 07, 2022 11:52 AM IST
Can the seat shares change drastically from here?
It is difficult to answer this conclusively because victory margins so far are extremely small in absolute terms – the median victory margin as of 11.13am was 1,795 votes – this cannot be ruled out.
Dec 07, 2022 11:51 AM IST
Have enough votes been counted to make the trends meaningful?
As of 11.13 am, 4,982,922 votes were counted. This was almost 67% of the 7,483,662 votes polled, going by the 51% voter turnout figure. So, the trends available so far are representative of almost two-thirds of the total votes polled.
Dec 07, 2022 11:49 AM IST
AAP bags Pul Prahaladpur, Narela, Gokal Puri
AAP's Rakesh Lohia, Sweta Khatri and Somwati have won from Pul Prahaladpur, Narela and Gokal Puri, respectively.
Dec 07, 2022 11:45 AM IST
BJP wins in Naraina, Maujpur
BJP's Umang Bajaj and Anil Sharma have won from Naraina and Maujpur, respectively.
Dec 07, 2022 11:41 AM IST
How functioning of Delhi’s civic body will change post-unification
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls counting is underway with 250 municipal councillors set to take charge of running one of the largest civic bodies in the world. The new set of municipal councillors of Delhi will be constituting a different urban local body in comparison to what was originally scheduled in April earlier this year. Read more…
Dec 07, 2022 11:37 AM IST
AAP's Rajesh Kumar defeats BJP's Shashi Kapoor in Mangol Puri
AAP's Rajesh Kumar has won from Mangol Puri, defeating BJP's Shashi Kapoor.
Dec 07, 2022 11:32 AM IST
MCD election: Results declared on 107 seats
Dec 07, 2022 11:29 AM IST
AAP's Bobi wins from Sultanpuri-A
AAP's Bobi wins from Sultanpuri-A ward. Bobi is a transgender candidate.
Dec 07, 2022 11:28 AM IST
People of Delhi will take revenge: Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta
“People of Delhi will take revenge for the manner in which Delhi CM indulged in corruption and betrayed them. I trust people of Delhi. We raised issues, exposed AAP's corruption and revealed their failures. We are going to come to power in MCD, for the fourth time,” ANI quoted Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta as saying.
Dec 07, 2022 11:26 AM IST
BJP wins in Krishna Nagar, Anand Vihar, Sarita Vihar
BJP's Sandeep Kapoor, Monika Pant and Neetu have won in Krishna Nagar, Anand Vihar and Sarita Vihar, respectively.
Dec 07, 2022 11:24 AM IST
MCD election: Results declared on 79 seats
Dec 07, 2022 11:21 AM IST
AAP wins Mehrauli, Kishanganj, Khyala, West Patel Nagar
AAP's Rekha Mahender Chaudhary, Pooja, Shilpa Kaur, and Kavita Chauhan have won from Mehrauli, Kishanganj, Khyala, West Patel Nagar respectively.
Dec 07, 2022 11:12 AM IST
Delhi MCD election results: Full list of winners
All eyes are set on the MCD election results with the counting of votes underway. BJP has won in 26 wards while AAP has bagged 25 seats in Delhi civil polls. Check list of winners here
Dec 07, 2022 11:04 AM IST
BJP edges ahead with 20 wins to 17 for AAP
Dec 07, 2022 11:00 AM IST
BJP leads on 91 seats, AAP on 116 seats as counting continues
As results have started trickling in, AAP has won 14 seats and is currently leading in 116 wards. BJP is leading in 91 wards, Congress leading in 9, Independent in 3, BSP in 1.
Dec 07, 2022 10:54 AM IST
MCD results on 30 seats declared
Dec 07, 2022 10:54 AM IST
AAP wins Tilak Nagar, Janakpuri South
AAP's Ashok Kumar Manu has won from Tilak Nagar and Dimple Ahuja from Janakpuri South.
Dec 07, 2022 10:52 AM IST
Former mayor Neemaa Bhagat wins from Geeta Colony
BJP's Neemaa Bhagat has won from Geeta Colony.
Dec 07, 2022 10:50 AM IST
BJP candidate wins from Janakpuri West
BJP's Urmila Chawla has won from Janakpuri West ward.
Dec 07, 2022 10:49 AM IST
Congress's Ariba Khan wins from Abul Fazal Enclave
Congress's Ariba Khan has won from Abul Fazal Enclave. Her father Asif Khan, a former MLA, had recently been arrested while canvassing for her.
Dec 07, 2022 10:43 AM IST
MCD election result: BJP's Kusum Lata wins Kotla Mubarakpur
BJP's Kusum Lata has won from Kotla Mubarakpur ward.
Dec 07, 2022 10:42 AM IST
MCD election result: Independent candidate wins Seelampur
Shakila Begum, an independent candidate, has won from Seelampur ward.
Dec 07, 2022 10:39 AM IST
AAP candidate leading in Civil Lines
AAP's Vikas is leading in Civil Lines by 4,864 votes against BJP's Avtar Singh.
Dec 07, 2022 10:32 AM IST
AAP candidate leads in Sadar Bazar
AAP's Usha Sharma is leading against BJP's Pinki Jain by 1,078 votes in Sadar Bazar ward.
Dec 07, 2022 10:30 AM IST
BJP's Manish Chadda leads in Paharganj
BJP's Manish Chadda is leading in Paharganj by 151 votes against AAP's Amar Nath.
Dec 07, 2022 10:28 AM IST
BJP's Ravinder Kumar leading from Chandni Chowk
BJP's Ravinder Kumar is leading by 684 votes from Chandni Chowk against AAP's Punardeep Singh Sawhney.
Dec 07, 2022 10:26 AM IST
AAP's Sultana Abad wins from Jama Masjid
AAP's Sultana Abad has won from Jama Masjid ward by a margin of 7,423 votes, defeating nearest rival Congress's Shahin Parveen.
Dec 07, 2022 10:22 AM IST
BJP bags Laxmi Nagar, AAP wins Kapashera
BJP's Alka Raghav has won from Laxmi Nagar while AAP's Rakesh Joshi has won from Kapashera.
Dec 07, 2022 10:14 AM IST
BJP, AAP win 1 seat each amid intense contest
BJP and AAP have registered their first win in Delhi civic polls. BJP has won Mohan Garden ward while AAP has won Daryaganj ward.
Dec 07, 2022 10:08 AM IST
AAP's Antul Kohli leading in Mukherjee Nagar
AAP's Antul Kohli is leading in Mukherjee Nagar by 489 votes against BJP's Raja Iqbal Singh.
Dec 07, 2022 10:05 AM IST
MCD elections results: AAP ahead with lead on 109 seats
Dec 07, 2022 09:58 AM IST
AAP's Sweta Khatri now leads in Narela
AAP's Sweta Khatri is leading by 511 votes against BJP's Keshrani Neel Daman Khatri.
Dec 07, 2022 09:56 AM IST
AAP's Promila Gupta leading in Timarpur
AAP's Promila Gupta is leading in Timarpur by 696 votes against BJP's Amarlata Sangwan.
Dec 07, 2022 09:54 AM IST
BJP's Kamaljeet Sehrawat leading from Dwarka-B
BJP's Kamaljeet Sehrawat is leading from Dwarka-B ward by 1515 votes against AAP's Sudha Sinha.
Dec 07, 2022 09:53 AM IST
AAP touches 100-mark, ahead of BJP
AAP is now pulling ahead with 109 seats against BJP's 105, as per official trends.
Dec 07, 2022 09:45 AM IST
AAP now leading in Bankner
AAP's Dinesh Kumar has reversed the intial trends and is now leading in Bankner by 316 votes against BJP's Vinod Bhardwaj.
Dec 07, 2022 09:42 AM IST
BJP candidate leads in Narela
BJP's Keshrani Neel Daman Khatri is leading the race by 52 votes against AAP's Sweta Khatri, as per early trends.
Dec 07, 2022 09:40 AM IST
MCD election results: BJP maintains lead as AAP closes in
Congress - 10
Others - 3
Dec 07, 2022 09:38 AM IST
Delhi MCD Election 2022 Results: A look at leading BJP candidates
Dec 07, 2022 09:32 AM IST
BJP's Ritu Goel leads in Rohini-F
BJP's Ritu Goel is leading in Rohini-F by 1368 votes against AAP's Rekha Goel.
Dec 07, 2022 09:31 AM IST
AAP's Shaveta Khera leads in Guru Harkishan Nagar
AAP's Shaveta Khera is leading in Guru Harkishan Nagar by 399 votes against BJP's Monika Goyal.
Dec 07, 2022 09:28 AM IST
AAP candidate leading in Nihar Vihar
AAP's Ashok Bhardwaj is leading in Nihal Vihar by 203 votes against Congress's Mandeep Singh.
Dec 07, 2022 09:25 AM IST
BJP crosses 100-mark as per official trends
BJP has crossed the 100-mark with lead in 106 seats, according to official trends. AAP is ahead on 59 seats while Congress is still in single digit with lead on seven seats.
Dec 07, 2022 09:23 AM IST
Why MCD poll results are crucial for BJP, AAP
Winning the MCD polls will be a major boost for AAP as it completed a decade as a political party last month. It will cement its position as one of the key parties that can challenge the BJP. Read more…
Dec 07, 2022 09:20 AM IST
Delhi BJP leader confident next Mayor will be from saffron party
“We worked for the disposal of garbage and it continued even during Covid. BJP has worked. That's why we are confident that the next mayor will be from BJP. Last time too, surveys gave only 50 seats to BJP but we won by tw-thirdd majority,” says Harish Khurana, Delhi BJP leader.
Dec 07, 2022 09:19 AM IST
BJP keeps lead in official trends
Dec 07, 2022 09:17 AM IST
AAP candidates leading in Sultanpuri-A, Sultanpuri-B
AAP candidate Bobi is leading in Sultanpuri-A by 226 votes while Daulat is leading in Sultanpuri-B by 348 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 09:14 AM IST
AAP's Rajesh Kumar leading in Mangol Puri, BJP's Shashi Kapoor second
In Mangol Puri, AAP's Rajesh Kumar is leading against BJP's Shashi Kapoor by 620 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 09:13 AM IST
AAP's Ravinder Bhardwaj leading from Aman Vihar
AAP's Ravinder Bhardwaj is leading from Aman Vihar by 865 votes against BJP's Narender Kumar Manral.
Dec 07, 2022 09:08 AM IST
Congress candidate leads in Kirari
In Kirari, Congress's Rahul Mathur is leading against AAP's Ramesh Chand by 455 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 09:06 AM IST
AAP candidate leading in Nangal Thakran
AAP's Manisha Shokeen is leading the MCD polls from Nangal Thakran by 1198 votes against BJP's Babita.
Dec 07, 2022 09:04 AM IST
AAP - 96; BJP - 78: SEC official
Dec 07, 2022 09:03 AM IST
BJP maintains lead in official early trends
The official early trends are proving the exit poll prediction wrong as BJP maintains its lead against AAP. As per official trends, BJP is leading in 66 seats seats, AAP in 30 seats, and Congress in 3 seats.
Dec 07, 2022 08:58 AM IST
AAP's Vijay Laxmi leading in Nangloi Jat
AAP's Vijay Laxmi is leading in Nangloi Jat by 174 votes against BJP's Poonam Saini.
Dec 07, 2022 08:56 AM IST
BJP ahead in Pooth Kalan
BJP's Kavita Solanki is leading the MCD polls by 171 votes against AAP's Ritu Kumar.
Dec 07, 2022 08:53 AM IST
BJP maintains lead in official trends
CONGRESS : 3
Dec 07, 2022 08:51 AM IST
BJP candidate ahead in Samaypur Badli
BJP's Gayatri Yadav is leading against AAP's Savita Yadav by 887 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 08:50 AM IST
AAP's Joginder Singh ahead in Sarup Nagar
In Sarup Nagar, AAP's Joginder Singh is ahead of his nearest rival by 168 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 08:48 AM IST
AAP ahead of BJP in Jahangir Puri
AAP's Timsy Sharma is leading in Jahangir Puri by 538 votes. BJP's Divya Jha second.
Dec 07, 2022 08:47 AM IST
MCD election 2022: BJP leading in Bhalswa
BJP's Lallu Singh is leading in Bhalswa against AAP's Ajeet Singh Yadav by 44 votes.
Dec 07, 2022 08:41 AM IST
Official trends show BJP leading in 2022 MCD election
BJP is leading on 32 seats while AAP is leading on eight seats, as per official trends.
Dec 07, 2022 08:38 AM IST
AAP touches 100-mark as early trends trickle in
Dec 07, 2022 08:30 AM IST
Congress nowhere in contest
Dec 07, 2022 08:28 AM IST
AAP ahead as per official trends
First official trends show AAP leading on 4 seats and BJP on 3 seats.
Dec 07, 2022 08:17 AM IST
AAP ahead in initial trends after counting begins
As per initial trends, AAP is leading in 30 seats , while BJP leading in 20 seats.
Dec 07, 2022 08:05 AM IST
BJP's winning streak to end?
The BJP has governed the civic body in Delhi since 2007 and would be hoping to maintain its winning streak, as against the exit polls prediction.
Dec 07, 2022 07:45 AM IST
Counting of votes to begin shortly
The counting of votes for 2022 MCD elections will begin shortly. Special Media Rooms to facilitate viewing of live results on the Commission's web portal on the LED screens at these 42 counting centres.
Dec 07, 2022 07:24 AM IST
MCD elections 2022: Exit polls projected maiden victory for AAP
Most of the survey agencies have predicted a big win for AAP in the MCD elections, with India Today Axis My India projecting 149-171 seats.
India Today-Axis My India: AAP – 149-171; BJP – 69-91
Times Now-ETG: AAP146-156; BJP – 84-94
India News-Jan ki Baat: AAP – 150-175; BJP – 70-92
Zee News-BARC: AAP – 134 -146; BJP – 82-94
Dec 07, 2022 06:57 AM IST
How to check results?
With the counting of votes beginning shortly for the civic polls, click here to see how you can check the results.
Dec 07, 2022 06:43 AM IST
AAP, BJP (or Cong?) to control Delhi civic body for next 5 years?
The battle for Delhi's municipal corporation - a shoe-in for the ruling Aam Aadmi Party, if exit polls are to be believed - will be decided today. Will Arvind Kejriwal and his AAP establish their own 'double-engine' government in the national capital? Or will rivals Bharatiya Janata Party retain control of the civic body to set up another five years of BJP v AAP squabbles? Read more here
Dec 07, 2022 06:35 AM IST
Counting of votes to begin at 8 am
The counting of votes for the high-stake Delhi civic polls will begin at 8 am today. The election is seen as a three-way battle between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress.
The polls for 250 wards in the national capital were held on December 4. There are a total of 1,349 candidates in the fray and the voter turnout was about 50 percent.