[caption id="attachment_258172" align="aligncenter" width="700"] MCD Polls 2017 Live Updates: Voting Underway For 272 Seats[/caption]
Voting has begun for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections across 13,022 booths in India's national capital. Elections are being held for a total of 272 seats across the 3 municipal corporations in Delhi, namely, North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC), East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) and South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC). Around 1.3 crore people are expected to cast their votes which will decide the future of the 2,537 candidates.
Major players in the elections are the Aam Aadmi Party helmed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which won the previous two civic elections and Congress.
Here are highlights:
Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit after casting her vote in a polling booth in DAV School(Nizamuddin East)
1.16 per cent voting in Delhi municipal polls till 10:30 am
Union Minister Dr.Harshvardhan after casting his vote in a polling booth in Krishna Nagar's Ratan Devi School
Arvinder Singh Lovely who recently joined BJP returns from polling booth in East Azad Nagar after EVM was not working
Delhi Lt.Governor Anil Baijal after casting his vote in a polling station in Greater Kailash-3
Voting underway in Delhi's Pandav Nagar