Delhi MCD election 2017: Amit Shah to lead BJP campaign

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New Delhi, April 18: Shifting its MCD election campaign in top gear, BJP will field its senior leaders including party chief Amit Shah for seeking votes for the party in the civic body polls in Delhi.

"Shah will address an election rally in South-West Delhi along with party leader and Bhojpuri film actor Ravi Kishan, on April 20," said Delhi BJP media in-charge Praveen Kapoor.

File photo of BJP Chief Amit Shah

The same day, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will hold election rallies in Kirari and Mustafabad.

Other union ministers and senior party leaders including Venkaiah Naidu, Uma Bharti, Harsh Vardhan, Santosh Gangwar and Sanjiv Balyan, will also address rallies in different parts of the city on Thursday, Kapoor said.

Campaigning for the election will end on the evening of April 21. The votes for 272 wards of three municipal corporations will be cast on April 23. Counting of votes and announcement of results will take place on April 26.

BJP is pitted against Congress and Aam Aadmi Party in a triangular contest for the corporations that it has ruled for last one decade.

PTI

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