MCD’s Standing Committee to be re-elected on Feb 27, announces Mayor Shelly Oberoi
New Delhi, February 24: After the Delhi Municipal Corporation Standing Committee election descended into chaos on the third day, MCD Mayor Shelly Oberoi announced on Friday that the election would be held on February 27.
"Election of members of the MCD Standing Committee will be held on February 27," announced Oberoi. The House has also been adjourned till February 27.
"Standing committee elections were held as per BJP demands. Still, they created a ruckus & came up on stage to attack me. I thank female Civil Defence personnel for saving me," the newly elected Mayor alleged after ruckus.
" BJP members physically assaulted AAP female members. BJP accept your defeat," she added.
On Friday, Aam Aadmi Party leader Atishi claimed that a BJP male member assaulted newly elected mayor Oberoi in the Civic Centre.
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She urged the BJP to put an end to the "goondaism" in the Civic Centre and said the party should accept defeat.
Atishi stated, "Today BJP showed goondaism in the Civic centre. A standing committee election was going on. When counting started BJP realised they were losing & they created a ruckus. The mayor was attacked & physically assaulted by a BJP male member."
"What behaviour is this? This is shameful and condemnable. The country is seeing this. BJP should accept their defeat. I request BJP to stop their goondaism. Those who have attacked the Mayor will be sent behind bars," she added.
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