AAP Releases Candidate List, Kejriwal to Fight from New Delhi
Deputy CM Manish Sidodia will contest from Patparganj constituency., while Atishi will contest from Kalkaji.
The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday, 14 January, released the names of candidates for all 70 seats in the Delhi Assembly. Incumbent Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will contest from New Delhi, while Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia will contest from Patparganj constituency.
Ministers Satyendra Jain and Kailash Gehlot will contest from Shakur Basti and Najafgarh. Atishi, who contested in the Lok Sabha elections in 2019 from East Delhi seat, will fight from Kalkaji.
“46 sitting MLAs have been given tickets, 15 sitting MLAs have been replaced, nine seats that were vacant have been given to new candidates. Last time six women were given tickets by AAP, this time eight women have been given tickets.”Manish Sisodia, Delhi Deputy CM
The elections will be held on 8 February and the results will be announced on 11 February.
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