EC to announce dates for Delhi Assembly elections on Monday


Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) is slated to announce the dates of much-awaited State Legislative Assembly elections in Delhi today afternoon.

It is worth mentioning that Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi is eyeing for a consecutive second term banking on freebies it announced last year including free ride for women in DTC and cluster buses, free electricity for consumption up to 200 units, among the other slew of measures.

Congress has also announced that if it comes to power then it will give relief to people consuming up to 600 units of electricity. The BJP is trying to woo Purvanchali vote bank by the help of actor and singer turned politician Manoj Tiwari while it also has leaders like Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Parvesh Varma as its strong pillars.

The Delhi Assembly has 70 seats and Delhi has a total of 1.43 crore voters, according to the Election Commission’s record for the election Lok Sabha 2019.