Delhi MCD bypoll results: AAP wins 4 wards, Congress 1, BJP 0
Delhi MCD bypoll results: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won four out of five wards while Congress one in the municipal bypolls in Delhi, the results of which were announced on Wednesday. BJP failed to open its account in the bypolls.
Reportedly, more than 50 percent voters had cast their votes in the municipal corporation bypolls in the five wards of Delhi on Sunday.
Chaudhary Zubair Ahmad, Congress candidate, defeated Mohammad Ishraq Khan, AAP candidate, by 10,642 votes in Chauhan Bangar ward.
Meanwhile, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, congratulated the party workers for the victory and said that people were fed up with the BJP.
"The people of Delhi have expressed their confidence in us," he said, adding that "they were fed up with BJP and this election is an indication of that."
This victory shows that people are happy with AAP's work, said Arvind Kejriwal. "In 2015 we won 67/70 seats, in 2020 we won 62/70 seats and now in MCD by-polls, by giving us 4/5 seats, people want us to continue. While BJP's 0 seats show they're upset with them," he added.
In the 2022 Delhi municipal polls, BJP will be wiped out, said Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Delhi MCD bypoll results.
BJP had retained all 3 municipal corporations in Delhi in the 2017 civic polls.
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