Delhi is ready to get a Mayor and Deputy Mayor after a decade’s hole because the native physique reconvened immediately for the second time following final month’s civic elections. The mayoral ballot was stalled in the course of the first seating of the Municipal Company of Delhi (MCD) after a ruckus between the AAP and BJP.
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Elected Delhi Councillors Take Oath After Nominated Members
The elected members of the Delhi civic physique at the moment are being administered oath after the completion of the method for his or her nominated counterparts. The AAP this time didn’t attempt to disrupt the oath administering course of for the nominated councillors.
Delhi Civic Home Convenes, Nominated Members Take Oath First
The assembly of the Delhi civic physique started immediately with the nominated councillors taking oath first amid protests by the AAP. The ruling occasion member Mukesh Goyal stated it is a deflection from the custom of first administering oath to the elected members. Presiding Officer Satya Sharma stated it’s upto him the right way to schedule the oath administering course of.
Shelly Oberoi and Ashu Thakur are the AAP’s contenders for the submit of mayor. The BJP has nominated Rekha Gupta. The nominees for the submit of deputy mayor are Aaley Mohammad Iqbal and Jalaj Kumar (AAP), and Kamal Bagri (BJP). In addition to the mayor and the deputy mayor, six members of the MCD’s standing committee are additionally slated to be elected in the course of the municipal Home.
The Delhi civic polls had been held on December 4 and votes had been counted on December 7. The AAP had emerged as a transparent winner successful 134 wards and ending the BJP’s 15-year rule within the civic physique. The BJP received 104 wards to complete second whereas the Congress received 9 seats.
The primary assembly of the 250 newly elected members of the Municipal Company of Delhi Home on January 6 was adjourned and no election was held for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor amid protests by AAP councillors over the presiding officer’s determination to manage oath to the ten aldermen first.
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