Kejriwal urges people to ‘not waste votes’ on Cong in Guj polls, claims AAP directly challenges BJP
party was in direct competition with the ruling BJP.
Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja and his wife, BJP leader Rivaba Jadeja attended an event in Jamnagar on Monday which was organized ahead of the filing of candidacies for the upcoming elections in Gujarat. Rivaba Jadeja is set to compete from Jamnagar North and will file her nomination today.
Taking a break from the Congress’s Bharat Jodo Yatra, senior leader Rahul Gandhi will campaign for his party in Gujarat on November 22. It comes as the BJP continues to criticize Gandhi for not being on the ground in Himachal where the vote took place on Saturday.
On Sunday, Union Minister Anurag Thakur mocked Gandhi asking whether he had been barred from campaigning in Himachal as a “political strategy”. “We need to understand if it was part of a strategy that Rahul Gandhi was kept out of the elections under the guise of Bharat Jodo Yatra or if it was a political decision,” Thakur said.
As Himachal Pradesh’s crucial assembly opted for a single-stage vote on Saturday, it recorded a record turnout of 75.6 percent, according to data available Sunday from the state’s election authorities. The state continued to receive mail-in ballots after physical voting ended.
More women came to vote at 76.8% against 72.4% of men. The percentage of the third gender survey was 68.4%. The highest vote percentage of 85.25% was reported in Doon assembly constituency and Shimla assembly constituency had a percentage of 62.53.
The high-octane assembly poll is a crucial test for the BJP as it hopes to beat the precedent and return to power as Congress urged voters to follow the tradition of voting against the incumbent.
During this time, the Congress complained to the Electoral Commission against the transport of EVM in private vehicles which breaks the rules.
In a complaint to the Chief Electoral Officer of Himachal, the state’s Congressional Legal and Human Rights Department said that the EVM machines were transported to their stations (vaults) in unauthorized private vehicles.
MCD Elections 2022
Monday is the last day for submitting nominations for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) high-stakes elections. A large number of candidates from the three major parties – AAP, BJP and Congress – are expected to file their candidacies today.
A former AAP adviser Haseeb-ul-Hasan, allegedly unhappy at not getting a ticket for the upcoming MCD polls, scaled a transmission tower near Delhi’s Shastri Park metro station on Saturday. He also claimed that party leaders had ‘sold’ the tickets for Rs 2 crore to 3 crore.
Naming Atishi, Durgesh Pathak and Sanjay Singh, Hasan alleged that they took his original documents under the pretext of presenting him at the polls, but refused to return them.
Reacting to the incident, the AAP said Hasan was a “dedicated, loyal and hardworking worker” and that he “sympathizes” with all those members who were unable to secure a ticket for the Municipal Corporation elections. of Delhi (MCD).
Meanwhile, the Delhi BJP unit has reportedly questioned the party’s leadership over the choice of candidates for the civic body elections here, with many workers and party leaders registering their protest and “threatening” to withdraw their support.
This comes as the party released its first list of 232 candidates for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections on Saturday with the nominees including 126 women, three Muslims, seven Sikhs and nine former mayors, according to a party statement. He said the remaining 18 candidates will be announced later.
The 250-ward Delhi Municipal Corporation (MCD) goes to the polls on December 4 and the counting of votes will take place on December 7.
Elections 2022 in Gujarat
Congress on Sunday published two lists of 39 candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections, fielding Jignesh Mevani from Vadgam constituency. The party first released its fifth list with six candidates including Botad’s Manhar Patel in place of Ramesh Mer. Later that evening it released a list of 33 candidates, bringing the total number of declared candidates to 142. ‘now.
Separately, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said there was a strong anti-incumbent wave against the BJP in Gujarat and voters would ‘teach them a lesson’ in the upcoming assembly polls. .
“The roads used to be in good condition there, now they are not. Students are not getting jobs and are not being offered job opportunities. Even if they get jobs, their wages are low. Employees are unhappy. There is a lot of fear among the people of Gujarat,” Gehlot said.
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