New Delhi: The crucial MCD elections are all set to take place in April.
Elections to the three municipal corporations in the national capital will be held on April 22.
The counting will take place on April 25 and results will be out on the same day.
The nomination process for MCD polls will begin from March 27 and April 3 would be the last date for filing nominations.
Scrutiny of nominations will take place on April 5 and the last date for withdrawal of nomination is April 8.
The expenditure limit for a candidate has been hiked from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 5.75 lakh.
Municipal Corporation of Delhi
The erstwhile unified Municipal Corporation of Delhi was trifurcated in 2012 into North, South and East Municipal Corporation or NDMC, SDMC and EDMC respectively.
The BJP has been ruling the MCD since 2007. The last polls were held in 2012.
Seat and electorate details
The much-awaited polls will decide the fate of 272 councillors. While NDMC and SMDC have 104 seats each, EDMC has 64 seats.
The total number of electorate for the civic polls stands at 1,32,10,206, which include 73,15,915 men, 58,93,418 women and 793 voters in the other category, the state election commission said.