The election commission has announced that the Delhi MCD elections would be held on April 23rd and the results would be out on April 26. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), the largest civic body of Delhi is going for elections in April. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) takes care of eight districts of Delhi. MCD is an autonomous body which elects its councilor in elections that are held every five years. It serves around 11 million people in the capital.
The elections to the three Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCD) have been announced. The elections will take place on April 23,and the filing of nominations will begin on March 27.
The political activity in the capital has already started as the MCD elections are approaching. This is expected to be a triangular contest as the BJP, Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party would be contesting for the prestigious MCD house. The AAP would like to repeat is success of 2015 in Delhi Assembly and the BJP would again like to ride upon the popularity of the Prime Minister Modi.
MCD’s three corporations are ruled by the BJP. In the present MCD, BJP has 153 councilors in the three corporations - North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC), South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) and East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC).
In the election there would be 272 seats at stake with NDMC and SDMC together accounting for 104 seats each. 64 seats are in under EDMC. Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari has made it clear that he was in favor of new faces in MCD. It is indeed going to be an interesting election in Delhi once again.
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