BJP, AAP, Congress leaders step up campaign for MCD polls

The BJP, which now rules the MCD and all its three arms, is looking to retain power in the civic body, while the AAP is trying hard to wrest power from the Amit Shah-led party. Pinarayi is a good human being, Kejriwal said. People live in fear and this is really pathetic. Mounds of garbage are everywhere, sewers are blocked. The filthy water is stagnated. Still, the BJP is seeking vote nearly shamelessly in the MCD election. Everyone knows that the BJP has been ruling the MCD for past 10 years.

More than 1.3 crore people are eligible to vote in the elections and, interestingly, more than 1.1 lakh among them are first-time voters.

"Tir badlega Dilli ki tasveer aur takdir (Arrow will change the scenario and fate of Delhi)", says the slogan by the JD (U).


The former Congress MP from Faridabad in Haryana had earlier filed a civil defamation case against Kejriwal before Delhi High Court alleging that the AAP leader had tarnished his image by branding him as "corrupt". "You have turned the tomorrow's MCD election into a referendum on your personal popularity". "Your party has released an internal survey claiming that your party is winning 218 seats in the MCD election", Yogendra Yadav writes to Arvind Kejriwal. Delhi has 70 Assembly seats and before the delimitation, every constituency had four wards, but, now it ranges from 3-7.

The Delhi Chief Minister said the people would be responsible for dengue and chikungunya if they vote the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to power as it "could not clean Delhi or eradicate the vector-borne diseases in ten years".

"If your children get dengue or chikungunya, then you yourself will be responsible for it, because you voted for a party (BJP) that spreads mosquitoes that breed dengue or chikungunya", Kejriwal said.


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