Delhi MCD Election Results 2022 : Delhi MCD Election Results 2022 Live Update AAP won 134 seats, BJP won 103 seats second, Congress third with 10
Counting of votes is still going on amid tight security. In the MCD elections, the fate of 250 and 1,349 civic poll candidates in parties and wards respectively depended on the results of a little more than 50 per cent of eligible voters exercising their franchise on December 4.
Municipalities In 2017, the BJP won 181 of the (then) 270 municipal wards. While AAP was at the third position with only 48 and Congress with 30.
Elections to the 250-ward Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) were held on December 4 with a voter turnout of only 50 wards.
The election essentially created a three-way contest between AAP, BJP and Congress.
Various exit polls predict Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to win and rule MCD for the first time.
Exit polls had predicted that the BJP, which has ruled the MCD since 2007, was likely to fall below triple-digits. That cannot be said now.
Exit polls have predicted a poor performance for the Congress and that has been witnessed in the struggle of the Masons in this Delhi municipality.
AAP will win 149-171 municipal wards, while the BJP will win 69-91 wards, according to the Tak-Axis My India survey today.
The Times Now-ETG survey predicts AAP to win 146-156 wards, 84-94 wards for BJP and 6-10 four seats for Congress, among others.
Delhi saw a very high voltage campaign by AAP and BJP. Union Ministers, Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states took to the streets to canvass MPs in every house and garner popular support.
Both AAP and BJP expressed confidence that they will win the elections.
The BJP, which has held the civic bodies since 2007, won 181 of the 270 municipal wards in the 2017 civic body elections, defeating the AAP and the Congress. AAP won 48 wards and Congress 30 wards.
The enumeration centers were 42 centers in areas including Shastri Park, Yamuna Vihar, Okhla, Mayur Vihar, Nanda Nagri, Mongolpuri, Dwarka, Pitampura, Alipore and Model Town.
With exit polls predicting a landslide victory for AAP in the elections, the Kejriwal-led party was very convincing. “I congratulate the people of Delhi. I was watching the results yesterday. People have once again shown their faith in AAP,” Kejriwal said on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, 136 engineers of the Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL) were deployed at 42 counting centers across the city to count the votes.
Twenty companies of paramilitary personnel and over 10,000 Delhi Police personnel were deployed for security at the counting centres. Police security was ensured to avoid clashes between the leaders and workers of different parties.