Hat-trick: Celebrations all the way for AAP
Slogans, sweets and bonhomie took centre stage as party workers descended in huge numbers to rejoice victory
Delhi: AAP's Durgesh Pathak wins Rajinder Nagar bypoll
According to official data, AAP's Pathak polled 40,319 votes, while his nearest rival BJP's Rajesh Bhatia managed to get 28,851 votes.
Rajesh Bhatia’s twin daughters help dad in polling day duties
Amid the polling commotion outside the Salwan GSS School in Old Rajinder Nagar, two girls clad in white with saffron scarves around their necks caught everyone’s attention.
EC special arrangements for elderly work for some, disappoint others
On Thursday, many of them turned up at polling booths and returned elated or seething at the arrangements.
Rajinder Nagar bypoll: Covid casts shadow on polling day, turnout mere 43.75%
Fewer people came out to vote in key by-election despite wide voter awareness campaign run by the election officers; 24 Covid patients cast votes in PPE gears.
First-time voters say they voted to bring change in society and sort out issues
Similarly, another 18-year-old voter Amit Gupta said, “I was excited and nervous at the same time. It feels like a responsibility. I researched about the candidates and studied their views.
Verbal duel ensues between AAP, BJP over victory claims in Rajinder Nagar bypoll
While the polling was still underway in Rajinder Nagar on Thursday, AAP and BJP candidates claimed they are going to win the bypoll.
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The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ranbir Singh shared the data on Thursday as the constituency went to vote.
44 per cent turnout in Rajinder Nagar bypoll after a high-voltage campaign
The polling percentage on Thursday was significantly lesser than the figure recorded in the 2020 Assembly polls, that is, 58.27 per cent.
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The Sangrur deputy commissioner-cum-returning officer and the state chief secretary also sought extension of polling time from the election panel.
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Voting begins for Rajinder Nagar bypoll in Delhi
The two major contenders -- the AAP and the BJP have exuded confidence that their candidates will emerge victorious in the bypoll with a huge margin.
Rajinder Nagar goes to vote today, 14 candidates in fray
Among the major contenders are MCD in-charge Durgesh Pathak from AAP, former councillor Rajesh Bhatia from BJP and former municipal councillor Prem Lata from Congress.
Vote for AAP if you want peace, development; BJP can only quarrel: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Kejriwal said that his government has done a lot of work in education, healthcare, and other sectors in Delhi, but there is still much more work left to be done.
'If you want work to be done, vote for AAP. If you want confrontations, vote for the BJP': Kejriwal
While the BJP fielded Rajesh Bhatia, Prem Lata is the Congress candidate. With the AAP, BJP, and Congress candidates in the fray, the bypoll is expected to be a triangular fight.
Delhi BJP seeks action against AAP leader over ‘Pakistani’ jibe
A delegation of Delhi BJP leaders headed by Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Ramvir Singh Bidhuri accused the AAP spokesperson of “insulting”.
Deputy CM Manish Sisodia reaches out to Rajinder Nagar voters
Sisodia said that under the leadership of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, splendid work has been done to improve education, health, electricity, water, and basic infrastructure.
Ex-Congress leaders from Rajinder Nagar join Aam Aadmi Party
Everybody is of staunch opinion that the Kejriwal Government has done remarkable work and they want to see an AAP MLA as their representative from the Rajinder Nagar constituency.
LED screens, audio system to hype Rajendra Nagar bypoll
In the 2020 polls, the voter turnout in Rajinder Nagar constituency was 58.27 per cent– 58.09 per cent for male voters and 58.50 per cent for female voters.
Delhi CEO office on full swing to make Rajinder Nagar bypoll inclusive, accessible
Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh said a total of 1,64,698 electors are eligible to cast vote in the June 23 by-election.
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