50 per cent voting in MCD polls; Both AAP, BJP claim victory

Updated: Dec 4 2022 11:48PM

50 per cent voting in MCD polls; Both AAP, BJP claim victory

New Delhi, Dec 4 (PTI) More than 50 per cent voting was recorded on Sunday in the election to the 250 municipal wards in Delhi, with main rivals BJP and AAP claiming victory in the high-stakes contest.

No major glitches in electronic voting machines were reported and the voting passed off peacefully with high security observed at the 3,360 critical booths in 493 locations where more than 25,000 police personnel, nearly 13,000 home guards and 100 companies of paramilitary forces were deployed, officials said.

Several people in North-East Delhi and some other areas complained that their names were missing from the voters' lists. Anil Kumar, the Delhi Congress president, was among the people who could not vote. The BJP and the Congress said they have filed complaints with the state election commission over the missing names.