Friday 27th of January 2023

Follow Us

Breaking News

After ruckus, Delhi MCD Mayor Election to be held again today

NEW DELHI:After the ruckus on january 6,the mayoral election for MCD,Delhi is going to be held again today.More than 200 security personnel have been deployed to maintain law and order during the election. Earlier, the election of the mayor could not be held due to the ruckus in the municipal corporation meeting held on January 6. The proceedings of the House will begin at 11 am at the Civic Center where all councilors will be sworn in first and then voting will take place. Ballot papers of different colors are kept for the election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

A meeting of councilors will be held today at the municipal corporation headquarters of Delhi again to elect the mayor of the municipal corporation. Three weeks ago the first meeting of the newly elected councilors was adjourned due to a heated debate over the oath of aldermen. The proceedings were adjourned to a later date amid much uproar. Both the main stakeholders of MCD - Aam Aadmi Party and BJP are making maximum efforts to get as many members from their party as Mayor and Standing Committee. AAP has fielded Shelly Oberoi and BJP's Rekha Gupta for the post of mayor, while Aale Mohammad Iqbal of AAP and Kamal Bagri of BJP are in the fray for the post of deputy mayor.

Mayoral Candidates, Styles Vs Lines

- Shaili Oberoi of Aam Aadmi Party

- Competition between BJP's Rekha Gupta

 Candidates for the post of Deputy Mayor

- Aap Ke Aale Mohammad Iqbal

- Contest between BJP's Kamal Bagri

Who will vote in the mayor's election?



 Apart from 250 councilors, 14 MLAs of the Delhi Assembly are also nominated to vote in the mayoral election.

For this, the Assembly Speaker has nominated 13 MLAs from the Aam Aadmi Party and one from the BJP.

All 7 Lok Sabha MPs of BJP and all 3 Rajya Sabha MPs of Aam Aadmi Party from Delhi will also vote.

That is, there will be a total of 274 members in the Electoral College for the election of the Mayor.

Historic victory of AAP in Delhi MCD

The Aam Aadmi Party won the MCD elections in December, ending the BJP's 15-year rule. In the 250-member MCD, the Aam Aadmi Party won 134 seats, while the BJP won 104 seats, while the Congress won 9 and others 3. Congress has announced to distance itself from the mayoral election, which means that in today's mayoral election, there will be a total of 150 members of the Aam Aadmi among the 274 electorate members.

Related India News

Congress screens BBC documentary on PM Modi in Kerala amid controversy and ban

 jpradhan@efastmail.inThiruvananthapuram: The Congress unit in Kerala today screened the controversial BBC documentary focusing on PM Narendra Modi in capital Thiruvananthapuram. The central government on Friday ordered the blocking of tweets sharing a BBC documentary critical of Prime Minister....

Bharat Biotech's nasal corona vaccine launched,costs Rs 800 per dose NEW DELHI: India's first nasal vaccine has been launched by the Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya and Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh today.The vaccine was  developed by Bharat Biotech's 'Made in India' Covid-19 nasal vaccine 'Incovac'. Bhara....

Unemployed will be given allowance every month,says Bhupesh Baghel

RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has made a big announcement on the occasion of Republic Day. In a programme held in Jagdalpur, he announced to give unemployment allowance every month to all the unemployed people of the state from the next financial year. He said, "I announce ....

Nation celebrates 74th Republic Day; showcases India's military might and cultural diversity

NEW DELHI:The Nation is celebrating its 74th Republic Day today. The main function was held at Kartavya Path in New Delhi from where President Droupadi Murmu led the nation in celebrating the Republic Day. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi was the Chief Guest at the parade.  The Republic ....

Former Dhenkanal MLA gets daughter-in-law remarried; brings applause

DHENKANAL: In a heartwarming incident, the  re-marriage of a 32-year-old widow and the daughter-in-law of a former MLA in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district was solemnized bringing cheers and praise for his noble deed in the society.   The former MLA of Gondia in Dhenkanal district Nabin Na....

Editor :
Jagadananda Pradhan
Email :
For Ads :
Ph : (+91)6764295999
Contact Us
© 2023 Fast Mail Media Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by : FM Media Pvt Ltd.
Developed by : Futuradept Tech