MCD Elections: 1,349 candidates contesting for 250 seats as voting begins

4 December, 2022 | Riya Girdhar

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As Delhiites go to the polls to elect members to 250 wards in the high-stakes MCD elections, Dy CM Manish Sisodia urged them to vote for a clean Delhi.

On Sunday, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will hold elections for the 250 wards. The polls will be open from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. The State Election Commission of Delhi has made meticulous preparations for the MCD elections, deploying approximately 1 lakh personnel across 13,665 (estimated) polling stations. The votes will be counted and the results will be published on December 7.

UPDATES TO KNOW:

Delhi Municipal Corporation Elections 2022: Top 5 Most Populous Wards
The following are the top five most populated wards in Delhi:

Mayur Vihar Phase I — 88,878
Trilokpuri — 88,792
Saink Enclave — 88,571
Wazirpur — 87,397
Kalyanpuri — 87,375
Smallest wards

Kanjhawala — 40,467
Sabapur — 42,819
East Patel Nagar — 44,420
Daryaganj — 44,959
Kalkaji — 45,038

‘Vote for an honest party… don’t vote for corruption or hooliganism,’ advises Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
On Sunday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urged voters to vote for a party that is honest and would do excellent job, rather than one that does not work.

MCD surveys show that wholesale and retail markets in the city will be closed on Sunday.

All wholesale and retail marketplaces in the national capital will be closed on Sunday due to civic body elections. According to the Chamber of Trade and Industry (CTI), major marketplaces like as Lajpat Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, Krishna Nagar, Kamla Nagar, Karol Bagh, and Laxmi Nagar would stay closed. Voting is started for the high-stakes civic elections in Delhi on Sunday, which are widely viewed as a three-way race between the AAP, the BJP, and the Congress. (PTI)