4 Dec 2022

Delhi MCD Elections 2022: Only 50 Percent Voting Recorded


New Delhi: The overall polling percentage for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), for all 250 wards, stood at only about 50 percent till 5.30pm, the State Election Commission informed on Sunday.
Main rivals Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party have claimed victory in the high-stakes contest.
No major glitches in electronic voting machines were reported and the voting passed off peacefully with high security observed at the 3,360 critical booths in 493 locations where more than 25,000 police personnel, nearly 13,000 home guards and 100 companies of paramilitary forces were deployed, officials said.
Several people in North-East Delhi and some other areas complained that their names were missing from the voters' lists. Anil Kumar, the Delhi Congress president, was among the people who could not vote. The BJP said it has filed a complaint with the state election commission over the missing names.

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