MCD Results: BJP Sweeps Delhi, AAP and Cong Decimated

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MCD Results: BJP Sweeps Delhi, AAP and Cong Decimated
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10:59 PM , 26 Apr

Steamrolling opposition, the BJP swept the MCD polls, trouncing the Aam Aadmi Party that rules Delhi and decimating the Congress, in an election which was billed as a referendum on the Arvind Kejriwal government.

Delhi's overwhelming rejection of the AAP came barely two years into its meteoric rise in the 2015 Assembly polls, when it had clinched an unprecedented 67 of the 70 seats.

On Wednesday, AAP was left with just 48 wards in its kitty out of the 272 spread across the three municipal corporations in the national capital.

6:20 PM , 26 Apr

The MCD Results Post Mortem, With Professor Sanjay Kumar (CSDS)

6:16 PM , 26 Apr

Dilip Pandey Resigns From the Post of AAP Delhi Convenor

Delhi AAP Converner, Dilip Pandey, has resigned from his post following MCD results.

(Photo: ANI)
5:41 PM , 26 Apr

Highest Vote Margin 9,866, Lowest 58

A BJP candidate in a south Delhi ward trounced his AAP rival by a whopping 9,866 votes, the highest winning margin in municipal corporation elections, the results for which were declared today.

The highest margin was recorded in Dwarka-B by BJP candidate Kamaljeet Sehrawat, who defeated Sushma Bansal of AAP.

The lowest poll margin was in east Delhi's Bhajanpura ward, where BJP's Gurjeet Kaur defeated Congress's Rekha Rani by a mere 58 votes.

Published: 25 Apr 2017, 2:51 PM IST
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