Although Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has recommended President’s Rule, the political deadlock in Delhi may end as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) appears tilting towards the possibility of forming a government with Congress’ support.
Brimming with confidence after presenting a good show in the Delhi Assembly election, the Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday said that it has served defeat to Sheila and now will beat BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi too.
After refusing to campaign for Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi Assembly election, Anna Hazare on Sunday expressed happiness over AAP’s stunning performance, saying that he was expecting Kejriwal to become the next chief minister of the national capital.
The Delhi Election Commission has made elaborate security arrangements for counting of votes to take place on Sunday with 2000 Central Paramilitary Force and Delhi police personnel keeping a tight vigil at 14 counting centres.
Delhi`s Election Commission on Friday issued a show cause notice to AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal over a "discrepancy" in the amount shown as poll expenses by him and that recorded in a shadow register maintained by poll officials.
As the election result day nears, BJP, which had till now dismissed Aam Aadmi Party as an also-ran, on Friday conceded that the rookie would have deprived it of the anti-incumbency votes to some extent in the capital.
Weekends and holidays usually work as a footfall booster in malls and cinema halls, but a significant transformation was seen in Delhiites` outlook Wednesday. With record voting in the Assembly polls, they have proved that exercising their franchise is more important than leisure activities.