Earlier in the day, the state government sent a letter to the SEC, giving its consent to reschedule the election dates, owing to the present pandemic situation.
As we enter into 2022, the residents of the national capital should remember that it’s going to be the year for the municipal elections.
The manifesto, which was released during the day, has a colourful layout with poll promises such as shelter for labourers, women empowerment and amenity provisions for third gender written in Bengali.
The SEC in an affidavit submitted before the court stated that owing to paucity of EVMs, counting of votes cannot be held together.
According to BJP insiders, Devendra Fadnavis' wings are set to be clipped as the party brass has elevated his rival Vinod Tawde as national general secretary.
Senior advocate Kapil Sibal said that despite the court's order of Thursday for providing unhindered access to the media to the election process, nothing was done.
The Nara scion recalled how the Kuppam segment remained totally neglected until TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu won from there and implemented development activities.
The petitioner prayed for a direction to the SEC and the state government to immediately start the process of holding polls for all the municipalities and municipal corporations in the state.
The BJP has been ruling all three municipal corporations for three consecutive terms.
The party organised a training cum orientation session for vistaraks on Wednesday in which BJP national general secretary (organisation) BL Santhosh encouraged them to go to the voters 'prepared'.
Making the poll announcement at a press conference on Wednesday, State Election Commissioner Roy P Thomas said the elections are being held as per the directions of the Supreme Court
Leaders to spend a day with workers of different communities to strengthen the party base for upcoming elections
The BJP plans a mega outreach programme to connect with women voters, especially housewives, through cultural activities ahead of the municipal elections.
Strategy is to reach out at micro level for connecting with electorate for retaining MCDs
Municipal Administration Minister KN Nehru on Saturday said his department has expedited works for conducting elections to urban local bodies as per the directions given by the CM.