Delhi mayoral election on Friday

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New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): The election for the post of mayor and deputy mayor of Delhi will be held on Friday.

Prithvi Raj Sawhney, the Chairman of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Education Committee, is the BJP nominee for the mayor's post. The Congress has fielded Tulsi Ram Sablania to challenge Sawhney.

Hari Chand Kardam is the nominee of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) for the mayor's post.

For the deputy mayor's post, the BJP has fielded Rajesh Gehlot. Saranjit Sharma is the nominee of the Congress and Sanjay Gupta is the candidate of the BSP.

The BJP has an overwhelming majority in the 272-member MCD House.

The strength of BJP is 172, followed by Congress with 73 members, BSP has 16 members and there are ten Independent candidates. (ANI)

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