Mcd Mayor: Congress will not support any party in the election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor, considering fielding candidates – Mcd Mayor Congress Will Not Support Any Party In Election Of Mayor And Deputy Mayor

mcd election 2022

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The Congress made its stand clear on the election of the mayor, deputy mayor and six members of the standing committee of the MCD to be elected from the House. She will not support Aam Aadmi Party and BJP in the election of these posts.

Congress has decided to maintain equal distance from AAP and BJP. Apart from this, despite there being no possibility of winning the post of mayor and deputy mayor, she is also considering fielding a candidate to register her presence as well as give a message. Many state Congress leaders are not justifying their decision to abstain from voting in the election of MCD posts.

He is advocating contesting elections on the posts of MCD. He says that even though the party’s councilors are not likely to win, contesting the election will send a good message to the party’s public and there will be a possibility of increasing the party’s base in the class for which the councilors will be contesting. A final decision will be taken on Tuesday regarding contesting elections on the posts of MCD from the State Congress. In the MCD elections, out of 250 wards, the Congress won only nine wards. Among the winning councilors of Congress, seven are Muslims, while one is Jat and one Gujjar and there are seven women and two men councillors.

AAP-BJP may face problems if Congress contests elections
Congress’s decision to contest the elections for the post of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of MCD can create problems for AAP-BJP. In fact, AAP has filed nomination papers for these posts and BJP has also announced to contest the elections. In case of triangular contest for the posts of Mayor and Deputy Mayor, it will be mandatory for the winning candidates to get 50 percent of the valid votes. In case the first ranked candidate does not get 50 percent votes, there will be a re-poll. During this, the candidate who occupies the last place will be thrown out of the election process and there will be a contest between the candidates who occupy the first two places. The candidate who gets more votes among them will be declared the winner.

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The Congress made its stand clear on the election of the mayor, deputy mayor and six members of the standing committee of the MCD to be elected from the House. She will not support Aam Aadmi Party and BJP in the election of these posts.

Congress has decided to maintain equal distance from AAP and BJP. Apart from this, despite there being no possibility of winning the post of mayor and deputy mayor, she is also considering fielding a candidate to register her presence as well as give a message. Many state Congress leaders are not justifying their decision to abstain from voting in the election of MCD posts.

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