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MCD bypolls: Election results for all 13 Delhi wards declared - Know who won from where

Finally, the results of MCD bypolls are out!


MCD bypolls: Election results for all 13 Delhi wards declared - Know who won from where

New Delhi: Finally, the results of MCD bypolls are out!

Overall, the results proved as a shot in the arm for Congress as it bagged 4 seats out of 13. 

However, AAP, making its debut in the civic bypolls, was hoping to replicate its Assembly polls magic but managed to get only 5 seats.

BJP emerged victorious in 3 seats. The MCD which was trifurcated in 2012, has been BJP-ruled for the last 10 years.

An Independent candidate too secured win in one seat.

Political pundits feel that the results of these bypolls will have a bearing on the 2017 municipal elections. The polling was held on May 15. The by-elections were necessitated due to 13 councillors getting elected to Delhi Assembly in 2013 and 2015.

Here are the details of the bypolls results of 13 MCD wards - who won from where:-

- Ballimaran ward: AAP wins

- Quamruddin Nagar ward: Congress candidates Ashok Bhardwaj wins

- Khichripur ward: Congress candidate Anand Kumar wins 

- Nanakpura ward: AAP candidate Anil Malik wins

- Vikas Nagar ward: AAP candidate wins 

- Matiala ward: AAP candidate wins 

- Munirka ward: Congress wins seat

- Tehkhand ward: AAP's Abhishek Bidhuri wins 

- Bhati ward: Independent candidate wins 

- Wazirpur ward: BJP's Mahendra Nagpal wins

- Jhilmil ward: - Congress candidate Pankaj wins

- Shalimar Bagh North ward: BJP's Bhupinder Mohan Bhandari wins

- Nawada ward : BJP's Krishan Gehlot wins

45.9 per cent of the 6,68,870 eligible voters exercised their franchise in the high-stake bypolls for the wards falling under three corporations - SDMC (7), NDMC (4) and EDMC (2), being billed as a litmus test for popularity of the AAP government.

From Zee News

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