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Delhi Polls: Election Observers Review Situation in Shaheen Bagh

Catch all the updates on the Delhi Assembly Election 2020 here.

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The Aam Aadmi Party will hold silent protest in all 70 assembly constituencies over BJP MP Parvesh Verma's calling Delhi CM and AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal a "terrorist".

Election Observers along with Delhi Police visited Shaheen Bagh on friday, 31 January, to review the situation in the area.

The Election Commission on Thursday, 30 January issued a show cause notice to BJP MP Parvesh Verma for allegedly calling Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal a "terrorist". He has been given time till 5 PM on Friday to respond.

Snapshot
  • EC banned MoS Finance Anurag Thakur from campaigning for 72 hours and BJP MP Parvesh Verma for 96 hours on 30 January
  • Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik’s tenure has been extended by one month
    Shiromani Akali Dal has decided to support BJP in Delhi assembly polls
  • 70 seats of Delhi Assembly will go to polls on 8 February, with the results to be declared on 11 February
  • In 2015, the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP stormed into power in the capital, bagging 67 of the 70 seats

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1:33 PM , 31 Jan

AAP to Hold Silent Protest in 70 Seats

Aam Aadmi Party to hold silent protest in all 70 assembly constituencies over BJP MP Parvesh Verma's calling Delhi CM and AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal a "terrorist".

12:42 PM , 31 Jan

Election Observers Review Situation in Shaheen Bagh

Election Observers along with Delhi Police reach Shaheen Bagh to review the situation.

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6:15 PM , 30 Jan

'This Time Our Lotus Will Bloom There': Shah to Kejriwal

Home Minster Amit Shah, in a rally on Thursday, took a swipe at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying that the ground has slipped from beneath his feet, reported ANI.

“Kejriwal ji leave rest of Delhi, go to your New Delhi seat. This time the ground has slipped from beneath your feet. I will tell media colleagues on counting day, focus on that seat and see the result. This time our lotus will bloom there,” he said.

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5:51 PM , 30 Jan

Kejriwal Gets EC Notice for Promising Mohalla Clinics on Court Premises

The Election Commission on Thursday issued a show cause notice to Delhi Chief Minister and AAP Convenor Arvind Kejriwal for promising Mohalla Clinics on court premises in the city at a time when the model code of conduct is in place.

A BJP leader had approached the Commission alleging that addressing members of the Delhi Bar Association on January 13, Kejriwal had said the government was ready to open mohalla clinics in bars and court premises provided space is allocated.

The Delhi Chief Electoral Office had confirmed that Kejriwal had "made a promise".

The EC said it is of the opinion that Kejriwal has violated the Model Code by making the promise.

He has been asked to respond before 5.00 PM on Friday, 31 January.

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Published: 17 Jan 2020, 2:05 PM IST
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