2017 Municipal Corporation of Delhi election

The elections of Municipal Corporation of Delhi 2017 was held on 23 April 2017. Next elections will be held on Saturday, 15th December 2018. [3][4] The results were declared on 26 April 2017 in which BJP was elected.[5][4] The total turnout for the election was 54%.[6][7] The major parties contesting the election are BJP, INC, AAP and Swaraj Abhiyan.[8]

Municipal Corporation of Delhi election, 2017

23 April 2017

All 272 seats in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi
137 seats needed for a majority
Turnout53.58%[1]
  Manoj Tiwari Arvind Kejriwal June 15, 2015 crop Ajay Maken at NDTV Sports event
Leader Manoj Tiwari Arvind Kejriwal Ajay Maken
Party BJP AAP INC
Last election 138 seats Did not exist 77 seats
Seats won 181 49 31
Seat change Increase 43 Increase49 Decrease 46
Popular vote 25,75,116[2] 18,71,964[2] 15,04,964[2]
Percentage 37% 26% 21%

MCD majority before election

BJP

Elected MCD majority

BJP

Election results

The results of the election were counted and declared on 26 April 2017.[9][10]

North Delhi
Party Won +/−
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 64 Increase5
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) 21 Increase21
Indian National Congress (INC) 16 Decrease13
Others 3 Decrease13
Total 104 ±0
South Delhi
Party Won +/−
Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) 70 Increase26
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) 16 Increase16
Indian National Congress (INC) 12 Decrease17
Others 6 Decrease25
Total 104 ±0
East Delhi
Party Won +/−
Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) 47 Increase12
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) 12 Increase12
Indian National Congress (INC) 3 Decrease16
Others 2 Decrease8
Total 64 ±0

References

  1. ^ "MCD election 2017: Voting concludes, 53.58 per cent overall turnout". India Today. New Delhi. 23 April 2017. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "General Election to MCD-2017 - Partywise Votes share Percentage comparison with 2012". Delhi State Election Commission. Delhi. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  3. ^ Jose, Bijin (23 April 2017). "MCD election 2017: Over 1.3 crore people to cast their vote today; tough battle for AAP, BJP, Congress". India Today. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  4. ^ a b Marwaha, Nonika (23 April 2017). "MCD Election 2017: Voting Begins For Delhi Civic Polls". NDTV. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  5. ^ Delhi Municipal Election Results
  6. ^ Kant, Vishal (23 April 2017). "MCD election 2017: Exit polls predict BJP win, Kejriwal rout on day of 54% turnout". Hindustan Times. New Delhi. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  7. ^ Sanyal, Anindita (23 April 2017). "MMCD Elections 2017: Exit Polls Predict Sweep For BJP, AAP Rout - 10 Points". NDTV. New Delhi. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  8. ^ Bhatnagar, Gaurav (14 April 2017). "MCD Polls: Environmental Issues Top Swaraj India's Manifesto - 10 Points". The Wire (India). New Delhi. Retrieved 14 April 2017.
  9. ^ http://www.amarujala.com/delhi-ncr/trends-and-result-of-mcd-election-2017
  10. ^ "Municipal Corporation of Delhi election results 2017". Hindustan Times. New Delhi. 26 April 2017. Retrieved 27 April 2017.

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