Sisodia, Kejriwal cast vote in capital
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday cast his vote for the Lok Sabha elections.
New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday cast his vote for the Lok Sabha elections.
"We will win all the seven seats in Delhi," he said after casting his vote at polling station in Tilak Lane.
"Today there is one person in the country who has already accepted his defeat. Then there is another who has already claimed victory. There is a battle between good and evil today. The truth and the common man will prevail in this election," he added.
Another AAP leader Manish Sisodia cast his vote at a polling station in Pandav Nagar.
"The people of this country have an alternative this time. They are very frustrated corruption and inflation. This time people will vote properly. I want people to vote for the AAP this time in order to make their dreams come true," said Sisodia, who was accompanied by his wife.
The fight in Delhi is mainly between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress and the AAP. The elections in Delhi will decide fate for 150 candidates who have filed their nominations including 58 independents.
Major fight will be in Chandni Chowk constituency from where Law Minister Kapil Sibal, BJP`s Harshvardhan and AAP`s Ashutosh are contesting.
Other major candidates who are contesting elections include Sandeep Dikshit (Congress), Rajmohan Gandhi (AAP), Jai Prakash Agarwal (Congress), actor Manoj Tiwari (BJP), Union Minister Krishna Tirath (Congress), Ramesh Bidhuri (BJP), former Union Minister Ajay Maken (Congress), and Meenakshi Lekhi (BJP).
The polling started at 7 am in the morning and will go on till 6 pm in the evening. It is being held in 11,763 polling stations. More than 1.2 crores people in Delhi are exercising their right to vote.