The Congress has carried out its worst ever within the Delhi Assembly elections and the occasion has acquired lower than 5 per cent of the votes. The bail of 63 Congress candidates has been forfeited. The Congress, which dominated Delhi for 15 years underneath the management of former Chief Minister Sheila Dixit, has didn’t win a single seat within the meeting elections for the second consecutive time.
Only three candidates of the occasion – 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. If a candidate doesn’t get one-sixth of the entire legitimate votes solid within the constituency, his / her bail is forfeited. <! –
Most of the Congress candidates acquired lower than 5 p.c of the vote. Bail was forfeited from Kalkaji seat of Shivani Chopra, daughter of Delhi Congress President Subhash Chopra.
Priyanka Singh, daughter of former Speaker of the Assembly Yogananda Shastri, has additionally forfeited her bail. Poonam Azad, spouse of Congress marketing campaign committee chairman Kirti Azad, additionally couldn’t save her bail from Sangam Vihar. He obtained solely 2,604 votes i.e. solely 2.23 p.c votes.