Hundreds of Congress workers from Patel Nagar, Karawal Nagar and Kirari Assembly constituencies arrived outside 10, Janpath and raised slogans against the party over its alliance with Lalu Prasad-led Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on four seats.
Vidhya Devi, who was fielded from Puranawas gram panchayat, defeated her nearest rival Aarti Meena by 207 votes
Even NDA ally partners in Bihar, Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal-United and Ram Vilas Paswan-led Lok Janshakti Party have announced to contest on all seats to tap on the purvanchali vote bank.
Minister for Local Self Government A C Moideen made it clear that the use of the 2015 voters list is alright. He further said that the Election Commission’s decision was final. Minister E P Jayarajan had backed the Commission’s decision too.
In 2013, Karawal Nagar witnessed a closely fought battle between the BJP and AAP, where BJP’s Mohan Singh Bisht defeated the newbie political outfit by around 3,000 votes.
A total of 14,19,708 exercised their franchise on Tuesday. These voters included 7,36,643 male voters and 6,83,054 female voters and 11 others.
TRS working president and Minister KT Rama Rao discussed poll preparedness of the party and instructed the party leaders on the electioneering.
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Jharkhand CM and BJP candidate from Jamshedpur East, Raghubar Das still trailing. Independent candidate Saryu Rai is leading by 7,484 votes
Soren is contesting against outgoing social welfare minister Lois Marandi of the BJP are in the fray for this bell-weather seat.
The contest in Jharkhand is between the BJP, the Congress and state parties like the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha and the All Jharkhand Students Union.
While the JMM-Congress alliance will have less work to reach the majority mark, for the BJP, it is a tougher ask, according to the exit poll.
Voting for the fifth and final phase of Jharkhand Assembly Election concluded on Friday
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Muslim candidates from little known political parties include Suhail Siddiq Sait, 44, a self-employed person for Berojgar Aadmi Adhikar Party, Abdul Subhan, 52, a businessman for Karnataka Rasthra Samithi and Mukthar Ali Khan, 50, a social worker for Karnataka Karmikara Paksha.
Among the major parties and those analyzed by the ADR, 67 per cent from the Congress, 50 per cent from JMM, 42 per cent from AJSU, 40 per cent each from the BJP and JVM-P have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.
Nominations for the local body elections will begin on December 6 and will remain open till December 13.
BJP President Amit Shah in a recent interview to a news channel said the party would keep its post-poll alliance with AJSU, triggering speculation in political circles about saffron party’s intentions.
The BJP is contesting in 12 seats in the first phase. The opposition alliance of the JMM, Congress and RJD is contesting in four, six and three constituencies, respectively.