The incumbent BJP in Delhi civic polls again took a lead on Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls for a third consecutive term. BJP will not to celebrate its win because of Sukma attack. They put posters outside the saffron party’s central office at 11, Ashoka Road which dedicating the win to the CRPF jawans, who lost their lives in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma attack. On Monday, 25 CRPF personnel were killed and six others injured in the encounter with the Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma. This attack took place on personnel of the CRPF’s 74th Battalion as they were assisting the local population in road building activity in the district.
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The poster featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi with other party leaders has been put up outside the BJP headquarter. BJP take lead in all three Municipal Corporations of Delhi. BJP headed at first position, followed by the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) at second place and the Congress party at third. The initial figures show that the BJP is leading in 186 wards, the AAP in 45 and the Congress in 33 . BJP won Janakpuri West and Janakpuri East seat. The fierce triangular competition has put on stake reputation of the three major parties on the stake.
BJP will be fighting against anti-incumbency, the Congress will be jostling for a comeback and for AAP, it will save its image post-Goa and Punjab poll debacle. Pollsters have predicted a big win for the BJP, while the AAP and the Congress have been shown competing for a distant second spot. Pollsters have predicted a big win for the BJP, while the AAP and the Congress have been shown competing for a distant second spot. Votes for the elections will be counted at 35 centers across the city. Of these, 16 are in North Delhi, 13 in the South, and six in East Delhi.
As many as 90,000 security personnel of Delhi Police, paramilitary forces, and Home Guards have been deployed at the counting centres. Voting for three new municipal corporations in Delhi took place on Sunday, in which 54 percent of the 1.32 crore electorates exercised their franchise till 5.30 p.m. However, the polling did not take place in two wards, Maujpur in east Delhi and Sarai Pipal Thala in north Delhi where a candidate each of the Samajwadi Party died. A total of 2,537 candidates were in the fray for the 104 seats each of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation and the South Delhi Municipal Corporation, and 64 seats in the East Delhi Municipal Congress. EC has emerged (NOTA) the None Of The Above for the first time in the MCD elections.