MCD Election 2022: All parties have geared up for the Delhi MCD elections to be held next month. Meanwhile, after examining the nomination papers for the MCD elections, the Election Commission has canceled 1169 nominations. There are now a total of 1416 candidates left in the electoral fray. The special thing is that 31 percent of these candidates are independent. The number of independent candidates is 439. A total of 2585 candidates had filed nomination papers for the elections to be held on 250 wards of MCD.
The reason for cancellation
The Bharatiya Janata Party and the ruling Aam Aadmi Party have fielded their candidates on all 250 seats, while the Congress is contesting only on 247 seats. According to the Delhi State Election Commission, 2585 candidates had filled the forms, out of which 1124 were male and 1461 were female candidates. Out of this, the commission has canceled 1169 forms. Explain that the reasons for rejection of these applications were mainly incomplete forms, missing affidavits, non-filing of affidavits, non-submission of security money, multiple nominations, non-submission of valid caste certificates and invalid forms etc.
13 candidates in Bapraula ward
Actually, Najafgarh and Bapraula wards have maximum number of candidates fighting. 13 candidates are contesting on one seat in Bapraula ward, 11 candidates each in Mukundpur, Rithala, Jhaoda, Vikas Nagar, Hari Nagar and Kakraula. At the same time, 10-10 candidates are on one seat in Holambi Kalan, Timarpur, Timarpur, Bawana, Rohini-C, Nangli Sakrawati and Vikaspuri wards. Similarly in other wards there are 8 and 9 candidates in the fray.
There are 24 such wards in the MCD elections from where no independent candidate is standing, that is, only BJP, Aam Aadmi Party and Congress candidates are standing in these wards. Let us tell you that 125 seats are reserved for women in MCD with 250 wards of Municipal Corporation of Delhi. For the elections to be held on 250 wards of MCD, votes will be cast on December 4 and results will be out on December 7.