Manish Sisodia alleges BJP trying to poach AAP councillors
Claiming that the BJP has started its 'game' of making calls to newly-elected AAP councillors, Sisodia tweeted, "BJP's game has started. Our newly-elected councillors are getting phone calls. But none of our councillors will be sold. We have told all the councillors that if they get a phone call or someone comes to meet them, record the entire conversation."
MCD polls: AAP loses Muslim vote share to Congress
The results of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections for which polling was held on December 4 gave a clear majority to the AAP which bagged 134 of the 250 wards, with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) finishing second with 104 wards. In fact, the nine wards that went to the Congress' fold was mainly due to the support the grand old party received from the Muslim electorate.
Not just a victory but a big responsibility for us: Manish Sisodia on MCD win
"Heartfelt gratitude to the people of Delhi for trusting Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi MCD polls. By defeating the world's biggest and most negative party, the people of Delhi have given victory to staunch honest and working style of (Chief Minister) Arvind Kejriwal ji. For us it is not just a victory but a big responsibility," Manish Sisodia said, addressing the party workers.
'Mayor will be ours', claims BJP despite trends indicating otherwise
The AAP is ahead of the BJP but is yet to secure a comfortable lead as the counting of votes is underway for the December 4 polls. Speaking to IANS, Harish Khurana said, "Delhi's next mayor will be from the BJP. We are still confident of winning the MCD for the fourth straight time. Since the Mayor is chosen by councillors, let them decide but ultimately the mayor will be from our party".
Delhi's verdict a message for nation to do positive politics: Kejriwal after AAP's MCD win
While addressing the party members at AAP headquarters here, Kejriwal said the people were fed up with the negative politics and will not tolerate that anymore. "We don't believe in negative politics and don't do the politics of abusing one another. We had asked the vote in the name of good governance, better education system and healthcare and for the honest government, and the people have blessed us with their support," Kejriwal said.
MCD poll results: AAP gets 134 out of 250 wards
The saffron party also crossed the 100 mark and secured 104 seats. The Congress won nine wards, while three independent candidates have also managed to win, as per official trends. A total of 126 seats were required to win the election.
MCD gets its 1st transgender councillor as AAP's Bobby wins from Sultanpuri
Bobby(38) was given a ticket from Sultanpuri A (ward 43) seat. She has been associated with AAP since the Anna movement and later when the party was formed. Earlier, Bobby had contested the civic polls in 2017 as an independent candidate.