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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.
Supporters of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal celebrate after his Aam Aadmi Party beat the BJP to win control of the city's civic body..
Supporters of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal celebrate after his Aam Aadmi Party beat the BJP to win control of the city's civic body..

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....Read More

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 7, 2022 9:40 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 7, 2022 8:01 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 7, 2022 7:18 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 7, 2022 6:42 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 7, 2022 6:06 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 7, 2022 5:27 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 7, 2022 4:58 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 7, 2022 4:22 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 7, 2022 3:55 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 7, 2022 3:17 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 7, 2022 3:00 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 7, 2022 2:48 PM IST

Results for 246 seats declared

AAP's tally rises to 132, BJP at 102 Congress 9, and Independents 12.

Dec 7, 2022 2:12 PM IST

AAP ends BJP's 15-year-rule in MCD

Seats won


AAP – 131

BJP – 99

Congress – 7

Independents - 3

Dec 7, 2022 1:56 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 7, 2022 1:50 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 7, 2022 1:47 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 7, 2022 1:37 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 7, 2022 1:35 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 7, 2022 1:32 PM IST

MCD election results declared for 226 seats

Seats won


AAP - 121

BJP - 96

Congress -  7


Dec 7, 2022 1:30 PM IST

Full list of BJP, AAP & Congress winners/leading candidates

We have compiled a complete list of winning and leading candidates for you. Check here

Dec 7, 2022 1:27 PM IST

BJP wins in Nangloi Jat

BJP's Poonam Saini has defeated AAP's Vijay Laxmi by a margin of 1554 votes.

Dec 7, 2022 1:25 PM IST

AAP wins in Jawalapuri

AAP's Santosh Devi has defeated BJP's Bimla by 2903 votes in Jawalapuri ward.

Dec 7, 2022 1:24 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 7, 2022 1:21 PM IST

BJP wins in Pooth Khurd

BJP's Anju Devi has defeated AAP's Umindera Devi by 1494 votes.

Dec 7, 2022 1:20 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 7, 2022 1:18 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 7, 2022 1:17 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 7, 2022 1:03 PM IST

MCD election result: AAP wins in Pooth Kalan 

AAP's Ritu Kumar has defeated BJP's Kavita Solanki by 1296 votes.

Dec 7, 2022 1:01 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 2022 11:55 AM IST

MCD results declared for 135 wards

Seats won


AAP – 75

BJP – 55

Congress – 4

Independent – 1

Dec 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 2022 11:41 AM IST

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