Delhi MCD Election: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Congress (Congress) have started wooing Purvanchali voters for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections. The people of this region have a big vote bank in Delhi. BJP National President JP Nadda while interacting with members of Chhath Puja Committees on Monday urged Purvanchali people to bless the party in the MCD elections to be held on December 4.
Nadda said – again I am asking for the offerings of Chhath
A large part of Nadda’s early life was spent in Patna. He said, “I used to taste the Prasad of Thekua in Chhath. I am again asking for Chhath Prasad on December 4.“ BJP and ‘AAP’ Both have given tickets to about 50-50 people coming from Purvanchali background. People from this region are believed to have a sizeable presence in all assembly seats of Delhi.
Purvanchali our supporters
Delhi BJP President Adesh Gupta said, ‘BJP has fielded about 50 Purvanchali candidates in the MCD elections. Purvanchal people live all over the city and they are our supporters.” Bhojpuri speaking people originally from eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand who have settled in Delhi are considered Purvanchalis.
BJP has Purvanchali star campaigners like Nirhua, Ravi Kishan
Delhi BJP leaders also estimate that majority of Purvanchali voters live in unauthorized colonies and slums of the city and MCD’s 250 They are in a decisive position in 75-80 of the wards. According to an estimate, their number is about a third of the total 1.46 crore voters in the national capital. Star campaigners from Purvanchali background include Manoj Tiwari, Lok Sabha member from Delhi, as well as Ravi Kishan and Dinesh Yadav Nirhua, MPs from Uttar Pradesh. All three will campaign in some areas dominated by Purvanchalis in the coming days.
AAP fielded 40-50 candidates of Purvanchali background
‘AAP’ MLA and MCD in-charge Durgesh Pathak also comes from this area. He said that the party has given a lot of respect to the people belonging to this region. Pathak said that “you” has fielded 40-50 candidates of Purvanchali background in the MCD elections. He said, “ If you see, the Arvind Kejriwal-led government has given maximum respect to the voters of Purvanchal. When our government came, there were only 50-60 Chhath Ghats established by the government and now there are around 1,200 such Ghats.
Congress will highlight the issues of Purvanchali people
Delhi Congress President Anil Kumar said that his party has been at the forefront in raising the issues of Purvanchali people in the city. “The Congress will further highlight their issues as it has been doing and we will remind them how both the BJP and the AAP have failed them time and again,” he said. Let us tell you that Mahabal Mishra, a senior Congress leader of Purvanchal background, on Sunday joined the ‘AAP’