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Delhi MCD Election Result 2017: Landslide win for BJP

By Vikas

It would be make or break for the Aam Aadmi Party which rules Delhi as counting gets underway for the Delhi MCD Election 2017. Exit polls had predicted a huge victory for the BJP and a drubbing for the AAP. The election saw a bitter battle between the BJP and the AAP with the latter also questioning the safety of EVMs.

[Exit polls predict landslide win for BJP in MCD elections]

Delhi MCD Election Result 2017: Kejriwal congratulates BJP on landslide win

MCD Verdict

North Delhi (104 Seats)
Party W 2012
BJP 66 59
AAP 20 00
INC 15 29
Others 02 09
South Delhi (104 Seats)
Party W 2012
BJP 70 44
AAP 16 00
INC 12 29
Others 06 26
East Delhi (64 Seats)
Party W 2012
BJP 48 39
AAP 10 00
INC 03 19
Others 02 00

Elaborate security arrangements are in place to ensure that the counting process goes on smoothly. 16 ballot counting centres have been set up for the North Delhi Municipal Corporation, six for the East Delhi Municipal corporation, and 13 for the South Delhi Municipal Corporation. Voting to pick three new municipal corporations in Delhi took place on Sunday, in which 54 per cent of the 1.32 crore electorate exercised their franchise.

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5:05 pm: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal congratulates BJP after winning MCD polls.

4:02 pm: AAP MLA Alka Lamba offers to resign following party's dismal performance in MCD polls

3.09 pm: Congress's Delhi in-charge P C Chacko offers to resign after party's debacle in MCD elections.

2:09 pm: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeks dismissal of Delhi government, saying the support for the AAP has 'evapourated'.

1:49 pm: Arvind Kejriwal's former mentor Anna Hazare tells Kejriwal, that there is a difference between saying and doing things

11:52 am: Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken resigns following Congress' debacle in MCD polls.

11:50 am: BJP chief Amit Shah credits PM Modi's pro-poor policies and development agenda for MCD polls win

11:31 am: Update on confirmed wins:

BJP wins in : Pushp Vihar, Jaitpur, Madanpur Khadar East, Dwarka Keshopur, Janakpuri West, Janakpuri East, Madhu Vihar Daryaganj, Moti Nagar, Rohini E, Bhalswa, Karampura, Ramesh Nagar Kirari Suleman Nagar.

Congress wins in : Badarpur, Jahangir Puri, Sarup Nagar, Samaypur Badli, Mangolpuri C and Jama Masjid

AAP wins in : Tilak Nagar, Sitapuri, Chauhan Banger, Khajoori Khas

11:29 am: After Gopal Rai, now Manish Sisodia points finger at EVMs, tweets that BJP did a research to 'master EVMs' and hence winning.

11:27 am:

Latest trends (Leads):

North Delhi (103): BJP- 68 Congress-16 AAP-18

East Delhi (63): BJP-44 Congress-8 AAP-8

South Delhi (104): BJP - 68 Congress-11 AAP-19

11:18 am: AAP's Bhagwant Mann says party should introspect and find reasons for its loss

11:09 am: BJP leading in 180 wards, AAP in 45 and Congress in 35

10.57 am: Senior Congress leader and former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit says she did not campaign for MCD polls because no one asked her to.

10.49 am: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari says one must accept mandate of the people with maturity

10.47 am: Overall, BJP leading in 179 wards, Congress in 35 and AAP in 42

10.45 am: Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit says EC should clear the sir over EVMs

10.35 am: BJP dedicates MCD elections win to CRPF jawans martyred in Sukma

10.29 am: SwarajIndia leader Yogendra Yadav congratulates BJP, dubs EVM tampering allegations as 'AAP's excuse'

10.25 am: AAP's Ashutosh now says " EVM tampering behind BJP's win".

10.22 am: Latest trends (Leads):

North Delhi: BJP- 72 Congress-15, AAP-13

East Delhi: BJP- 39, Congress-11, AAP-10

South Delhi: BJP- 70, Congress - 12, AAP-17

10.15 am: Union Minister Jitendra Singh thanks people of Delhi

10.10 am: AAP minister Gopal Rai says, "Its not Modi wave but EVM wave".

10.04 am: BJP has reportedly asked Delhi workers to refrain from celebration in the wake of Sukma attack.

10.00 am: Out of 270 seats, BJP leading in 183, AAP in 39 and Congress in 35

9.55 am: Arvind Kejriwal's advisor Nagendar Sharma blames EVMs for MCD polls result, tweets, " When machines are with you human will is of no relevance".

9.53 am: AAP's media advisor reprotedly alleges tampering of EVMs

9.46 am: BJP wins from Janakpuri West and Janakpuri East

9.42 am: Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari has credited PM Modi for party's performance in MCD polls

9.40 am: Overall, BJP leading in 181 seats, Congress in 40 and AAP in 39

9.34 am: Over all trends, BJP leading in 183 , Congress in 38 and AAP in 39 wards

9.18 am:Latest trends (Leads): North Delhi: BJP - 76, Congress - 13, AAP-13

East Delhi: BJP-41, Congress - 12, AAP-7

South Delhi: BJp-65, Congress-16, AAP-17

9.12 am: Over all trend, BJP leading in 187 wards, Congress in 40 and AAP in 37

9.11 am: As AAP trails in MCD polls, Arvind Kejriwal meets with Manish Sisodia

9.07 am: BJP leader Dr Harsh Vardhan says people have faith in policies and leadership of PM Modi

9.05 am: Tussle for second place between AAP and Congress

9.03 am: In East Delhi, BJP leading in 41 , Congress in 12 and AAP in 7

9.02 am: In South Delhi, BJP leading in 74, Congress in 14 and AAP in 7

9.01 am: In North Delhi, BJP leading in 70, Congress in 16 and AAP in 15 wards

8:54 am: In South Delhi, BJP leading in 74, Congress in 14 and AAP in 15

8:47 am: In East Delhi, BJP leading in 40 wards, Congress in 9 and AAP in 13

8:45 am: BJP set for a Hattrick in MCD as it leads in 182 wards

8:41 am: Overall, BJP leading in 168 wards, Congress in 54 and AAP in 27

8:38 am: In North Delhi, BJP leading in 58 wards, Congress in 22 and AAP in 9

8:36 am: Modi wave sweeping the national capital as BJP maintains lead in all three municipalities

8:35 am: Overall, BJP leading in 151 wards while Congress in 50 and AAP in 22 wards

8:30 am: A grim mood at Kejrtiwal's residence after AAP trailing at third place in all three municipalities

8: 26 am: Overall, BJP leading in 88, Congress in 30 and AAP in 17 wards

8:25 am: BJP is leading in Dwarka and Vishnu Garden in SDMC. Congress in Mukherjee Nagar and Malka Ganj in NDMC. BJP leads in Moti Nagar, Rani Bagh and Timarpur in NDMC. The AAP is leading in Inder Puri in NDMC.

8:20 am: Overall, BJP leading in 48, Congress in 16 and AAP in 9 wards

8:16 am: In East Delhi, BJP leading in 9 wards, Congress in 4 and AAP in 1

8:15 am: In South Delhi, BJP leading in 10 wards, while Congress in 1 ward and AAP in 3

8:13 am: BJP leading in 6 wards in North Delhi

8:10 am: Early trend shows BJP leading in South Delhi.

8:05 am: Counting begins

7:51 am: One giant screen set up inside Election Commission office, one for each corporation. Results would be displayed on these screens.

7:46 am: Five things to watch out for:

  • Will Modi wave take BJP through?
  • Will AAP beat the exit poll?
  • Is it end game BSP?
  • What will the Congress vote share be?
  • How will Swaraj India fare?

7:13 am: Elaborate security arrangements are in place. Counting will begin at 8 am. Trends would be available within an hour of counting.

[Delhi MCD Election 2017: Arrangements made for poll results]

7:09 am: 16 ballot counting centres have been set up for the North Delhi Municipal Corporation, six for the East Delhi Municipal corporation, and 13 for the South Delhi Municipal Corporation.

7:09 am: A total of 2,537 candidates were in the fray for the 104 seats each of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation and the South Delhi Muncipal Corporation, and 64 seats of the East Delhi Municipal Congress.

7:08 am: Polling was held in 270 out of 272 wards to the three municipal corporations of the MCD. Polling did not take place in two wards -- Maujpur in east Delhi and Sarai Pipal Thala in north Delhi -- where a candidate each of the Samajwadi Party died.

Meanwhile go through this table to find out who fared how in 2012.

MCD Election 2012 Results
Party Wards
BJP 142
Congress 77
BSP 15
Others 38
Total 272

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