After a ruckus in the MCD Civic Centre, the Mayoral polls were postponed for the 2nd time on Tuesday. The AAP & the BJP protested, demanding that the Mayor be elected. Due to security concerns a team of Delhi police & paramilitary forces arrived at the center.

                    

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WHAT?

After a ruckus in the MCD Civic Centre, the Mayoral polls were postponed for the 2nd time on Tuesday. The AAP & the BJP protested, demanding that the Mayor be elected. Due to security concerns a team of Delhi police & paramilitary forces arrived at the center.

WHEN?

The incident occurred on Tuesday, 24 January 2023.

WHY?

Presiding officer Satya Sharma said house proceedings cannot be conducted amid sloganeering from both AAP and BJP councilors.

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Voters for the mayor's election are the 250 councilors, seven Lok Sabha and three Rajya Sabha MPs from Delhi, and 14 MLAs nominated by the Legislative Assembly.

AAP mayoral candidate is Shelly Oberoi and BJP's candidate is Rekha Gupta.