Delhi civic polls live: BJP ahead of AAP, leads in over 120 wards

THE TIMES OF INDIA | Dec 07, 2022, 09:25:25 IST

Delhi MCD Election Result Live Updates: Counting of votes is under way for 250 wards of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) amid tight security. According to initial official trends, AAP and BJP both are leading in over 100 seats each. The EVMs, with the mandate of 73,20,577 voters, will remain under tight vigil at 42 centres across the national capital. Both AAP and the BJP have exuded confidence that they will emerge victorious in the polls while the Congress is seeking to regain lost turf. Both the ruling BJP and AAP have put up 250 candidates each for the elections, while the Congress has 247 aspirants and Bahujan Samaj Party, 132. Delhi recorded a voter turnout of 50.48 per cent in the polls held on December 4. The fate of 1,349 candidates at 250 wards was sealed in the Sunday polling for the Delhi MCD elections compared with 2,538 in 2017. In the 2017 civic election, the BJP had won 181 of the 270 wards, the AAP had won 48 wards and the Congress 27. The Delhi MCD results will likely be out by 3pm. Stay with TOI for all the latest updates:Read Less

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