Delhiites all set to vote for MCD polls today

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Published: December 4,2022 03:06 PM
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As voters will throng the polling stations on Sunday to exercise their franchise in the elections to the 250 wards of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi

December 4, 2022: As voters will throng the polling stations on Sunday to exercise their franchise in the elections to the 250 wards of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, setting the stage for the high-stakes civic polls largely seen as a three-way contest between the BJP, the AAP and the Congress.



Over 1.45 crore people are eligible to vote in civic polls in which 1,349 candidates are in the fray.



Delhi witnessed high-decibel campaigning by AAP and BJP which made top leaders, including Union ministers, chief ministers of BJP-ruled states and MPs hit the streets for door-to-door campaigning and meetings to garner public support.



Polling will be held from 8 am to 5:30 pm and the votes will be counted on December 7.



According to data shared by the State Election Commission officials, the total number of voters in Delhi is 1,45,05,358 — 78,93,418 males, 66,10,879 females and 1,061 transgender persons. There are 250 wards in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).



Delhi State Election Commission has set up 13,638 polling stations for the elections.