MCD Election 2017 Results: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal accepts defeat, assures BJP of support
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday congratulated the BJP for its victory in the civic polls and assured his party's support for Delhi's betterment
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday congratulated the BJP for its victory in the civic polls and assured his party's support for Delhi's betterment.
"I congratulate (the) BJP on their victory in all three MCDs (municipal corporations of Delhi). My government looks forward to working with the MCDs for the betterment of Delhi," Kejriwal tweeted.
I congratulate BJP on their victory in all 3 MCDs. My govt looks forward to working wid MCDs for the betterment of Delhi
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) April 26, 2017
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept all three — east, south and north Delhi — civic corporations, winning 184 seats. The Aam Aadmi Party was a distant second having won 46 seats, while the Congress had won only 30 seats.
Voting for 270 of the 272 wards was held on Sunday. Polling for the two remaining wards was deferred due to the death of two candidates.
The Safdarjung Observatory, considered the official marker for Delhi, recorded 28.2 mm rainfall, while the Ridge station registered 126.8 mm rainfall from 8.30 am on Saturday to 8.30 am on Sunday, officials said
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All this in the backdrop of #AbkiBaarDidiSarkar trending on Twitter, thus further fuelling rumours about a United Front.
AAP's Punjab co-incharge Raghav Chadha took to Twitter to make the clarification, tagging a report on a possible tie-up between the two parties ahead of the Punjab Assembly polls