Delhi MCD polls News
According to data released by the state election commission (SEC) in Delhi on Wednesday, around 8,000 more people chose to cast their votes for none as None Of The Above (NOTA) votes rise by 8,300 this year. There were 49,235 votes which were for NOTA in 2017. However, this year, it has reached the previous mark and there has been witnessed an addition of 8,300 NOTA votes in the numbers.
With Delhi voting for the MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi) polls and capital city’s three civic bodies merged into one earlier this year, it is not a difficult task for voters to notice MCD issues. The voters while stepping out of their homes to exercise their fundamental right have atleast 5 key issues on their mind. These civic problems in the national capital have made the MCD polls even more interesting as these are the primary factors that led to a political tussle between the Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress, and Aam Aadmi Party.
The protagonist of Sunday`s drama, ex-AAP councillor Haseeb-ul-Hasan, also alleged that his ticket was sold to someone else for Rs 2 crore, while clinging on to the beams of the tower near the Shastri Park Metro Station. He was brought down only after the police and fire brigade personnel reached the spot.
As per reports, the names of the BJP candidates were decided after going through a screening process after BJP`s Delhi unit was flooded with around 15,000 probable candidates seeking a ticket, with at least three aspirants vying for a seat. Meanwhile, the Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday fielded Bobby Kinaar, a member of the Transgender community, as a candidate for the upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections.
Delhi MCD Polls 2022: More than 20,000 workers had applied to get a ticket to contest the MCD polls, it said. Earlier in the day, the party had released its list of 30 star campaigners while it's national convener Arvind Kejriwal also released the party's 10 guarantees for the polls, that included clearing the three landfill sites, corruption-free MCD, among other points.