BJP expects to win 32-plus seats in 2 districts in MCD polls

by IANS |

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) As the election for upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is nearer, all parties have ramped up their preparation with the BJP claiming to win more seats than that in the 2017 MCD election.

Reviewing the ground situation of Naveen Shahdara and Keshav Puram districts in the national capital, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expecting to win more seats than the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Naveen Shahdara has 20 seats with 50 per cent women BJP candidates, expecting to win 100 per cent seats this time. During 2017 MCD election, BJP shrank to 12 seats out of the 20 seats.

Naveen Shahdara BJP President Manoj Tyagi told IANS, "We are hopeful of getting all Assembly seats this time, reason being our district was one of the riots-affected areas, people have seen me how we worked for them. Even during Covid-19 we were working on the streets serving people. Plus point we have 50 per cent women seats that have good reach, specially among women voters, and always address the issues regarding their areas."

Keshav Puram has 18 seats this time after delimitation from 15 seats during 2017 MCD election. This district has total eight women seats of BJP, of which seven are new to MCD election. This district may get more than 12 BJP seats.

Among the other parties, 423 candidates have filed their nomination papers for the BJP, 334 from the Congress, 149 from the BSP, 31 from JD(U), 20 from AIMIM and nine from the CPI(M).

Of the total nominations, Independent candidates have the maximum share with 507 candidates, followed by AAP with 492 candidates. Three major parties -- the AAP, BJP and the Congress -- will go against each other in the upcoming civic body elections.

Latest News
25 students take ill due to stale food in Andhra school Sat, Nov 26, 2022, 12:53 PM
Cop, his friend molest woman in Delhi Sat, Nov 26, 2022, 12:53 PM
Aaftab to be produced in court today, police likely to seek extension of his custody Sat, Nov 26, 2022, 12:52 PM
Centre led by PM Modi involved in K'taka voters'ID scam: Cong Sat, Nov 26, 2022, 12:51 PM
Ex-Cong MLA booked for abusing, manhandling Delhi Police cop Sat, Nov 26, 2022, 12:47 PM
MCD Polls: Nadda launches scathing attack on AAP Sat, Nov 26, 2022, 12:46 PM
K'taka to set up help centres at all PU science colleges Sat, Nov 26, 2022, 12:30 PM
Bengali little magazines get their first organised platform Sat, Nov 26, 2022, 12:29 PM
K'taka AAP unit to celebrate party's Foundation Day on Nov 26 Sat, Nov 26, 2022, 12:29 PM
Bihar Shocker: Man's tongue cut off after murder Sat, Nov 26, 2022, 12:28 PM
PM to participate in Constitution Day celebrations at SC Fri, Nov 25, 2022, 04:33 PM
IND v NZ, 1st ODI: Latham took the game away from us in the 40th over, admits Dhawan Fri, Nov 25, 2022, 04:32 PM
WhatsApp working on voice status updates on iOS beta Fri, Nov 25, 2022, 04:31 PM
Karnataka temple management seeks security after threat from Islamic outfit Fri, Nov 25, 2022, 04:30 PM
VMware posts $3.2 bn in revenue in Q3 amid acquisition by Broadcom Fri, Nov 25, 2022, 04:05 PM