63 candidates of Congress seized in Delhi elections, state president Subhash Chaupra resigns

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Arvind Kejriwal's authorities goes to take energy for the third time and BJP has already elevated to 5 seats however Congress couldn’t take any seat. This time, the vote share of the get together has additionally fallen beneath 5 p.c, whereas 63 candidates couldn’t save their bail. At the identical time, Delhi Congress President Subhash Chopra resigned, taking ethical duty for the get together's defeat within the elections.

In the 70-member meeting in Delhi, Congress fielded candidates for 66 seats and allied RJD candidates contested on 4 seats. The get together, which dominated Delhi for 15 years underneath the management of former Chief Minister Sheila Dixit, didn’t open its account for the second consecutive time within the Delhi Assembly elections. <! –

                 Congress's ally RJD additionally misplaced Four seats and misplaced its bail.

Alka Lamba's dangerous defeat

The get together's 63 candidates misplaced their deposits. Only three candidates Arvinder Singh Lovely from Gandhi Nagar, Devendra Yadav from Badli and Abhishek Dutt from Kasturba Nagar have been in a position to save their bail. At the identical time, Alka Lamba, MLA from Chandni Chowk additionally couldn’t save her bail. Alka left the Aam Aadmi Party and joined Congress. At the identical time, nearly all of Congress candidates acquired lower than 5 p.c of the overall votes polled.

Family members of veteran leaders misplaced

Shivani Chopra, daughter of Delhi Congress President Subhash Chopra, couldn’t save bail, who was the get together's candidate from Kalkaji. The bail of Priyanka Singh, daughter of former Speaker of Delhi Legislative Assembly Yogananda Shastri, was forfeited. The vice chairman of the Delhi Mahila Congress received simply 3.6 p.c of the vote. The get together's marketing campaign committee chairman and former cricketer Kirti Azad's spouse Poonam Azad misplaced badly and completed fourth with solely 2,604 (2.23 p.c) votes.

Minority dominated seats additionally failed

The Congress was anticipated to do properly in minority-dominated seats because of the fierce criticism of the amended Citizenship Act (CAA) in Jamia Millia and the vandalism of the police. Bail forfeited on such seats of Congress candidates. Congress candidate from Ballimaran and former Delhi minister Aaron Yusuf received solely 4.73 p.c votes.

Responsibility of defeat

At the identical time, Delhi Congress President Subhash Chopra has taken ethical duty for the defeat. He mentioned, 'I take duty for the efficiency of the get together. We will evaluate the explanations for this. The cause for the decline in our vote share is the politics of polarization by each BJP and Aam Aadmi Party.

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