Delhi MCD Election 2022 Results HIGHLIGHTS: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won 134 seats, BJP-104, Congress-9 and Independents-3 in the final tally. Delhi recorded a voter turnout of 50.48 per cent in the keenly-watched polls held on December 4, results of which may have ramifications beyond national capital. The election was largely touted as a three-way contest among a spirited AAP, a confident BJP and a hopeful Congress. There are 250 wards in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and 1,349 candidates are in the fray in this election. In the 2017 civic election, the BJP had won 181 of the 270 wards. Polling could not be held on two seats due to the death of candidates. The AAP had won 48 wards and the Congress 27. The voting percentage that year was around 53. This year, the highest polling percentage (65.72) has been recorded in ward no. 5 (Bakhtawarpur), while the lowest (33.74 per cent) was registered in ward no. 145 (Andrews Ganj). FULL COVERAGE
MCD poll results for all 250 seats declared, AAP wins 134, BJP 104, Cong 9, Independents 3: State Election Commission.
Dec 07, 20223:17 PM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Thankful to Delhiites for 'choosing their son', says Kejriwal
Delhi Chief MInister Arvind Kejriwal congratulated Delhiites and said he's thankful to them for 'choosing their son, brother' to run Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
Dec 07, 20223:07 PM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Positive politics helped us win, says Kejriwal
Speaking further, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said, "I congratulate the people of Delhi for this win and thank them for bringing change."
"I want the cooperation of the BJP & Congress to work for Delhi now. I appeal to the Centre &ask for PM's blessings to make Delhi better. We have to make MCD corruption-free. Today, the people of Delhi have given a message to the entire nation," Kejriwal added.
Dec 07, 20223:04 PM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Kejriwal, Sisodia address party workers
Delhi CM and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia and Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann addressed the party workers as the party comfortably crosses the majority mark to win the MCD elections 2022.
So far, AAP has won 134 seats, BJP bagged 104, Congress grabs 9 while others have got 3 seats.
"We thank the people of Delhi for giving the mandate to AAP. This is not just a win but a big responsibility to make Delhi cleaner and better," Delhi Deputy CM & AAP leader Manish Sisodia said.
Dec 07, 20223:00 PM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
If exit polls proved inaccurate today, this can repeat tomorrow as well, Bhagwant Mann takes jibe at BJP
Addressing party workers after AAP's victory in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections 2022, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann took a jibe at BJP saying if exit polls proved inaccurate in the MCD polls, then they could be wrong as well tomorrow when Gujarat, Himachal results will be declared.
Dec 07, 20222:48 PM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Answer to BJP which used to say AAP only wins against Congress, says Sanjay Singh
Addressing party workers, AAP's Sanjay Singh hit out at the BJP after his party registered victory in the MCD elections 2022 saying its an answer to the saffron party which used to say that they (AAP) only wins against Congress.
Dec 07, 20222:46 PM (IST)Posted by Nivedita Dash
Dy CM Sisodia says 'world's biggest and most negative' party defeated
Senior AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Wednesday thanked the people of Delhi for voting his party to victory in the MCD polls and said it was their mandate that helped it defeat the "world's biggest and most negative party". While the AAP has crossed the majority mark of 126, the BJP has won 99, according to the latest State Election Commission figures. The Congress was lagging far behind, winning just seven seats.
Dec 07, 20222:34 PM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Gujarat results will be surprising, says Bhagwant Mann after AAP wins Delhi civic body
Gujarat results will be surprising, says Bhagwant Mann after AAP crosses halfway mark, ends BJP's 15-year-long reign in Delhi civic body.
The BJP, which exit polls predicted to suffer a massive defeat, put up a spirited fight, winning 102 seats and leading on 2 more, as its leaders hoped for a reversal of trends.
The MCD has 250 wards, and the simple majority mark is 126. The Congress on the other hand was lagging far behind, winning just five seats and leading in as many others.
Dec 07, 20222:06 PM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
MCD Election 2022 Results, AAP crosses magic figure of 126
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has reached the magic figure of 126 to reach the half-way mark in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections. However, AAP couldn't sweep the elections as BJP put up a strong fight winning 97 seats so far.
Another outcome of the election is a poor show of the Congress party which has so far won just 7 seats while independents bagged 3 seats.
Dec 07, 20221:33 PM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Delhi wiped out 'keechar' that BJP tried to throw on Arvind Kejriwal, says Raghav Chadha
BJP got a befitting reply from the people of Delhi. People have voted for the one who works for development. Today, Delhi has wiped out the 'keechar' that BJP tried to throw on Arvind Kejriwal. We'll transform Delhi into the most beautiful city in the world, says AAP MP Raghav Chadha.
Dec 07, 20221:23 PM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
MCD results recap so far
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is inching closer to the majority mark of 126 in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections as it emerged victorious in 106 wards, while has BJP bagged 84 wards as counting continues. The Congress was a distant third after winning five wards while Independent candidate Shakila won in Seelampur.
The MCD has 250 wards and the simple majority mark is 126.
Congress' Shagufta Chaudhary won in Chauhan Banger, while AAP's transgender candidate Bobi won from Sultanpuri-A defeating her Congress' Varuna Dhaka by over 6,700 votes.
The counting of votes polled in the December 4 elections started at 8 am.
Sultana Abad of the AAP won the Jama Masjid ward, while party candidate Sarika Chaudhary defeated Congress' Farhad Suri by a margin of 244 votes in Daryaganj.
BJP's Alka Raghav emerged victorious in Laxmi Nagar by a margin of 3,819 votes. The party's Rohini D candidate Smita also registered a win.
AAP's Ankush Narang has won from Ranjeet Nagar.
Dec 07, 20221:05 PM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
BJP contested well on issues, exposed lies-corruption of AAP, says Delhi BJP chief
BJP contested well on issues and exposed lies-corruption of AAP. They had said BJP will get 20 seats and AAP will get 230. It's a neck-to-neck fight. Polls results could be anything. Final results yet to come but BJP hopeful of majority says Delhi BJP chief.
Dec 07, 202212:36 PM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Results of 175 seats declared so far, AAP ahead
Out of 250 wards, results of 177 have been declared so far.
AAP wins 97
BJP wins 75
Congress wins 4
Independent wins 1
Dec 07, 202212:12 PM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann on AAP's performance in MCD Elections 2022
Arvind Kejriwal uprooted 15-year-long Congress rule in Delhi and now the 15-year-long (BJP) rule in MCD. It shows people of Delhi don't like politics of hatred, they vote for schools, hospitals, electricity, cleanliness & infrastructure, said Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann.
Dec 07, 202212:10 PM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
AAP workers celebrate at party office in Delhi
AAP workers dance and celebrate at the party office in Delhi as the party wins 78 seats and leads on 56 others as per the official trends. Counting is underway.
Dec 07, 202212:05 PM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Neck-and-neck fight in Patparganj, AAP's candidate leading with just 24 votes
A strong fight is being seen in Patparganj as AAP candidate Seema is leading with just 24 votes.
Dec 07, 202211:45 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
In a first, Bobi, first transgender candidate from AAP wins Sultanpuri-A ward
Bobi, the AAP candidate from Sultanpuri-A ward, wins. For the first time, MCD to have a member of the transgender community.
Dec 07, 202211:32 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
We're going to come in MCD for 4th time: Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta
The people of Delhi will take revenge for the manner in which Delhi CM indulged in corruption and betrayed them. I trust the people of Delhi. We raised issues, exposed AAP's corruption and revealed their failures. We're going to come to power in MCD, for the 4th time, said Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta.
Dec 07, 202211:19 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
BJP bags 32 seats, AAP 31, results of 68 seats announced so far
MCD Elections 2022 Results: BJP bags 32 seats, AAP 31, results of 68 seats announced so far.
BJP - 32
AAP - 31
Congress - 4
Independent - 1
Dec 07, 202210:58 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Both AAP and BJP have so far won 14 seats each in MCD elections 2022
As the counting of votes is underway, both AAP and BJP have so far won 14 seats each in MCD elections 2022. AAP is leading in 116 seats, BJP on 91 so far. Congress has won 2 seats and is leading on 9.
Dec 07, 202210:51 AM (IST)Posted by Nivedita Dash
BJP wins 10 seats, AAP 6 as first MCD results out
The BJP has won 10 seats and the AAP six in the MCD polls, according to the State Election Commission, as the counting of votes continues. The counting of votes polled in the December 4 MCD elections commenced at 8 am Wednesday at 42 counting centres across Delhi amid tight security. Sultana Abad of the AAP won the Jama Masjid ward, while the party's Sarika Chaudhary defeated Congress' Farhad Suri by a margin of 244 votes in the Daryaganj seat. The BJP's Alka Raghav emerged victorious in Laxmi Nagar by a margin of 3,819 votes, while the party's Rohini D candidate Smita also registered a win. The AAP's Ankush Narang has won from the Ranjeet Nagar seat.
Dec 07, 202210:45 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Winners so far in MCD Elections 2022 | AAP maintains lead, BJP closes in
A look at winners so far in the MCD Elections 2022
Laxmi Nagar - BJP
Dwarka - AAP
Daryaganj - AAP
Siddhart Nagar - Sonali - BJP
Lajpat Nagar - Kunwar Arjun Pal Marwah - BJP
Ranjeet Nagar - Ankush Narang - AAP
Rohini D - Smita - BJP
Jama Masjid - Sultana - AAP
Geeta Colony - Neema Bhagat - BJP
Kapashera - Aarti Yadav - AAP
Dec 07, 202210:18 AM (IST)Posted by Shashank Shantanu
Bharatiya Janata Party's Alka Raghav has defeated Aam Aadmi Party candidate Minakshi Sharma by 3819 votes in Laxmi Nagar seat.
Dec 07, 20229:58 AM (IST)Posted by Shashank Shantanu
MCD Results: BJP confident of victory
We worked for the disposal of garbage and it continued even during Corona. BJP has worked. That's why we're confident that the next Mayor will be from BJP. Last time too, surveys gave only 50 seats to BJP but we won 2/3rd majority: Harish Khurana, Delhi BJP leader.
Dec 07, 20229:55 AM (IST)Posted by Shashank Shantanu
MCD Results: Will win over 180 seats, says AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj
We are going to get more than 180 seats. If voters favour us, we can also cross 230 seats. Mayor will be from our party. I think exit polls are pointing towards the victory of Aam Aadmi Party, says AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj
Dec 07, 20229:50 AM (IST)Posted by Nivedita Dash
Latest official trends show BJP leading on 110 seats
Latest official trends show BJP leading on 110 seats, AAP on 100, Congress on 9, Independent 3 & NCP on 1.
Dec 07, 20229:41 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
BJP and AAP in neck-and-neck fight, Congress nowhere
As counting proceeds further, BJP and AAP are in a neck-and-neck fight in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections 2022. The Congress is nowhere and is leading on less than 10 seats.
Dec 07, 20229:37 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Who's ahead as per early trends
Mehrauli - Indu Sharma BJP ahead
Budh Vihar - Amit Jain AAP ahead
Pooth Khurd - Anju Devi BJP ahead
Shastri Nagar - Babita AAP ahead
Sangam Park - Manoj Congress ahead
Kishanganj - Pooja AAP ahead
Hari Nagar Extension - Mohit Independent ahead
Civil Lines - Vikas AAP ahead
Bhati - Jogendra Congress ahead
Adarsh Nagar - Mukesh Kumar AAP ahead
Mahipalpur - Jogendra Singh AAP ahead
Hastsal - Rakhi AAP ahead
Kakrola - Pawan BJP ahead
Lalita Park - Himanshi BJP ahead
Sainik Enclave - Nirmala Kumari AAP ahead
Saboli - Jaswant Singh AAP ahead
Sultanpur A - Bobby AAP ahead
Rithala - Narendra Kumar AAP ahead
Delhi Gate - Deepti BJP ahead
Inderpuri - Jyoti Gautam AAP ahead
Paharganj - Manish AAP ahead
Mahavir Enclave - Praveen Kumar AAP ahead
Vasant Kunj - Jagmohan BJP ahead
Mithapur - Meenakshi NCP ahead
Hauz Khas - Sumitra Dahiya BJP ahead
Chandni Chowk - Punardeep AAP ahead
Keshavpuram - Vikas AAP ahead
Rajouri Garden - Shashi Talwar BJP ahead
Dec 07, 20229:26 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
BJP continues to maintain lead in early trends, crosses half-way mark
The BJP is maintaining an early lead in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections 2022, crossing the halfway mark so far as per early trends. BJP is leading on 157 seats, AAP on 79, Congress on 12 and others on 2.
Dec 07, 20229:02 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Quick change in early trends as BJP takes over
The counting of votes is underway in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections 2022. Early trends showed a quick change as initially, AAP took lead in over 70 seats while BJP was ahead in over 50 seats. However, the figures changed quickly when BJP paced up and overtook AAP. The Congress is stuck at being a distant third party.
Dec 07, 20228:50 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
BJP takes lead from AAP, ahead on 123 seats, Kejriwal's party on 59
Though AAP took an ealry lead in the MCD elections 2022 but BJP quickly caught up and overtook Kejriwal's party. The saffron party is ahead on 123 seats, AAP on 59 while Congress is at distant third and is ahead in 8 seats.
Dec 07, 20228:38 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
AAP continues to maintain lead in early trends, BJP slow but catching up, Congress a distant third
As the counting of votes is underway, AAP is continuing to maintain the lead in early trends, BJP is slow but catching up while Congress is at a distant third.
Dec 07, 20228:18 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
AAP takes early leads, ahead in 13 seats, BJP on 10, Congress 3
As the counting of votes in the MCD elections has begun, the Aam Aadmi Party has taken an early lead in 13 seats, BJP is ahead on 10 and Congress in 3 seats. Voting in all 250 wards was held on December 4.
Dec 07, 20228:06 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Counting of votes begins in MCD elections
The counting of votes has begun in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections 2022. A heavy police presence has been ensured outside the offices of political parties. Adequate security personnel are also deployed to prevent clashes between activists of different parties. Elections to the 250-ward Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) were held on December 4.
Dec 07, 20227:56 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
AAP MLA claimed 668 not allowed to vote at polling booth as names missing from voters' list
The Aam Aadmi Party had alleged that 668 voters were not allowed to cast their vote at a polling booth in Karol Bagh in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections as their names were not on the electoral list. The party's MLA from Karol Bagh, Vishesh Ravi, demanded re-election at the booth and strict action against the officials for the "mess".
"According to the electoral roll and the Nagar Nigam Chunav app, a total of 668 voters from SP Mukherjee Market, Faiz Road were supposed to cast their vote in booth no.
118, Ward-82, AC-23 at the polling station - Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya Plot No.6 Jhandewalan. But from the morning the voters were made to run from pillar to post as this booth didn't have the list of voters.
Dec 07, 20227:42 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Kejriwal congratulates Delhiites after exit polls predict AAP win in MCD polls
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal congratulated the people of Delhi after exit polls showed a clean sweep by the AAP in the municipal elections and also said the prediction for the party in Gujarat is a "positive sign".
But the Aam Aadmi Party will wait for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) election results to be declared before thanking the people of the national capital, he said.
Three exit polls on Monday predicted a clear win for the AAP in the MCD polls, with the BJP emerging a distant second.
Dec 07, 20227:23 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Exit polls will be proven wrong, will return to rule MCD, says BJP but AAP still upbeat
Ahead of the counting of votes for the MCD polls, the BJP exuded hope that the tide will turn in its favour even as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) claimed a "landslide" victory as predicted by exit polls. The exit polls on Monday showed that the AAP was going to sweep the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls by winning more than 150 of the 250 municipal wards with the BJP emerging a distant second. The results will be announced after counting of polled votes on all the 250 municipal wards on Wednesday. Voting for MCD elections was held on Sunday. The AAP leaders, who are in an upbeat mood after positive predictions, also claimed that the party will do better than exit poll trends.
"We are expecting better results than what the exit polls predicted. These exit polls also show that people have rejected all the allegations leveled by the BJP (against AAP) and have voted for good work," Durgesh Pathak, AAP's MCD poll in-charge said.
AAP’s national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal thanked people as exit polls predicted a massive win for the party.
Dec 07, 20227:22 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Exit polls show advantage for AAP
Most exit polls have predicted a big win for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections 2022. They have shown that BJP is less likely to retain power in MCD while Congress would be a distant-distant third.
Dec 07, 20227:03 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
A look at voter turnout this year
This year, the highest polling percentage (65.72) has been recorded in ward no. 5 (Bakhtawarpur), while the lowest (33.74 per cent) was registered in ward no. 145 (Andrews Ganj). Barring a few stray incidents of MCC (model code of conduct) violations and "a couple of other scattered incidents of impersonation", the polling remained peaceful and no untoward incident of any kind was reported from anywhere, the SEC said in a statement on Sunday night.
Dec 07, 20226:51 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Both BJP, AAP confident of their win
Both AAP and the BJP have exuded confidence that they will emerge victorious in the polls while the Congress is seeking to regain lost turf.
Dec 07, 20226:23 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Know where counting centre are located
The counting centres are located in areas, including, Shastri Park, Yamuna Vihar, Mayur Vihar, Nand Nagari, Dwarka, Okhla, Mangolpuri, Pitampura, Alipur and Model Town.
Dec 07, 20225:55 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Tight security arrangements at all counting centres
Tight security arrangements have been made at all the counting centres with with 20 companies of Central Armed Police Forces and more than 10,000 police personnel deployed for the day at the centres, police officials said.
Dec 07, 20225:54 AM (IST)Posted by Shashwat Bhandari
Counting of votes to begin at 8 am
Municipal Corpriation of Delhi (MCD) elections 2022 results will declared today. The counting of votes will begin at 8 am. Voting in all 250 wards took place on December 4. The election saw a three cornered fight between BJP, AAP and Congress.