09:33 AM, 04-Dec-2022
Came after voting in 10 minutes: Voter
Voters continue to reach the polling booth set up at Alcon Public School, Mayur Vihar Phase-1, Delhi. Voters Jayesh and Shasmita Tripathi returned after casting their vote in 10 minutes. Jayesh said that there is no crowd yet, he was number 16, he came after voting in about 10 minutes.
09:30 AM, 04-Dec-2022
BJP MP Pravesh Verma casts his vote with his wife
BJP MP Parvesh Verma and his wife cast their votes for the MCD elections at a polling booth in Matiala village. MP Parvesh Verma said that AAP was claiming to form government in Goa, Uttarakhand and UP but people know that they have a habit of lying. During COVID, no one from AAP was seen working for the people. Only MCD workers were standing with the people. In MCD elections we are getting around 210 out of 250 seats:
09:21 AM, 04-Dec-2022
Women’s safety, cleanliness, construction of roads are priority for me: Student Sonam
Sonam, a student who voted for the first time, said, “Today I have come to vote for the first time, I am excited about it.” As important as it is to live in this country, it is equally important to vote for the betterment of the country. Women’s safety, cleanliness, construction of roads is a priority for me.
Voting underway for #DelhiMCDEelections, Visuals from a polling booth in Matiala village
“Roads, women’s safety, water are the issues I considered for voting. People should come out and vote & understand their responsibility,” says first-time voter Sonam pic.twitter.com/BQNCc7GoGj
— ANI (@ANI) December 4, 2022
09:04 AM, 04-Dec-2022
Tight security arrangements at the booth in Laxmi Nagar
Tight security arrangements are in place at the Mangal Bazar booth in Delhi’s Laxmi Nagar. At the polling booth in Laxmi Nagar, there is a crowd on the tables of the parties to get their voter slips made.
08:58 AM, 04-Dec-2022
Tight security arrangements outside the polling station of Najafgarh
Tight security arrangements have been made outside the polling station of Najafgarh regarding the MCD elections. Voters are not being allowed to carry mobiles inside. Security personnel say that we have come to know from the newspaper that voters can take mobiles inside, but we have not received any orders in this regard, due to which we are not allowing mobiles to be taken inside. On the other hand, at the polling booth in Najafgarh, there is a crowd of voters getting their slips made at a party table.
08:51 AM, 04-Dec-2022
Sisodia said – 1.5 crore people will choose their government for the corporation
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that 1.5 crore people will elect their government for the corporation. The work of MCD is to clean the garbage of Delhi, to give honest licenses to the traders, to get the streets built, to clean the parks. Cast your vote thinking that you are voting to keep Delhi clean.
08:34 AM, 04-Dec-2022
This election is about streets, garbage, drains and cleanliness: Maken
Congress leader Ajay Maken arrives at a polling booth in Rajouri Garden to cast his vote for the MCD elections. Congress leader Ajay Maken after casting his vote in MCD election said that this election is the election of streets, garbage, drains and cleanliness, I think Congress party candidates are the best. Last time we got 24 per cent votes and won 31 seats. In 2019 also we got 22-23 per cent votes.
— ANI (@ANI) December 4, 2022
08:29 AM, 04-Dec-2022
polling for 250 wards
Voting is underway for 250 wards of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi. Voters queue up to cast their votes at a polling station in Matiala village. The pictures are of Matiala village polling station.
Voting begins for 250 wards of Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
The pictures are of Matiala village polling station. pic.twitter.com/uGFlAVU4bI
— ANI_HindiNews (@AHindinews) December 4, 2022
08:21 AM, 04-Dec-2022
Six candidates have done PhD
Out of 1349 candidates, 1336 have been included in it. Six of these candidates have done Ph.D. Only 36 percent i.e. 487 candidates have completed higher education. 12 candidates are diploma holders. On the other hand, 60 candidates are illiterate while 20 have declared themselves only literate. They have not taken school education. On the other hand, among the corporation candidates, they are more in number, who have crossed the age of 40 years. Around 55 per cent candidates are in the 41-60 age group. The number of candidates aged 40 and below is around 38 per cent. At the same time, five per cent candidates are in the age group of 61-80 years.
08:09 AM, 04-Dec-2022
56 percent candidates have studied up to 12th
Of course, providing better education to children is a big issue in the Delhi Municipal Corporation elections, but 56 percent of the candidates contesting in the corporation elections have studied only till 12th standard. About 60 candidates have not even gone to school. This information has been received from the report of the candidates of the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). This report has been prepared on the basis of analysis of the affidavits of the candidates in the Delhi State Election Commission.
08:06 AM, 04-Dec-2022
CM Kejriwal appeals to vote
Before the start of polling, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted and appealed to the people to vote. He wrote that today there is voting to make Delhi clean and beautiful, there is voting to form a corruption-free government in the Municipal Corporation. My appeal to all the Delhiites – do go to cast your vote today to form an honest and working government in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
Today there is voting to make Delhi clean and beautiful, there is voting to make a corruption free government in the Municipal Corporation.
My appeal to all the Delhiites – do go to cast your vote today to form an honest and working government in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) December 4, 2022
07:55 AM, 04-Dec-2022
Election Commissioner appeals for heavy voting
Delhi State Election Commission Commissioner Vijay Dev has appealed to the people to vote in large numbers in the MCD elections. He has said that democracy is strengthened by exercising one’s franchise in a democracy. In this episode, all the people of Delhi should welcome the great festival of their right to vote.
07:38 AM, 04-Dec-2022
Build 68-68 model and pink polling stations
68 model polling stations have been set up in the election. Apart from tea and water, seating arrangements will be made for the voters in these stations. At the same time, the stations will be covered by putting up tents. Apart from this, the commission has also set up 68 pink polling stations. Here from voting to security arrangements will be in the hands of women officers and employees. Pink polling stations are being set up for the first time in MCD elections. The commission has made one model and pink polling station in each assembly constituency.
07:20 AM, 04-Dec-2022
more women candidates than men
1,349 candidates are fighting for 250 seats. Of this, 640 are males and 709 are females. BJP and Aam Aadmi Party have 250 candidates and Congress has 247 candidates. Other parties including BSP, NCP, Janata Dal (U) have also fielded candidates. The number of independent candidates is 384.
06:57 AM, 04-Dec-2022
This time you will be able to take mobile to the polling booth, but…
Regarding the MCD elections, the Delhi State Election Commission has announced that this time voters will be able to take mobile phones to the polling booth. However, during this time they will be strictly prohibited to use mobile. Phone has to be kept on silent mode.