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Delhi government formation Latest Updates: Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal at Raj Niwas in Delhi. Later today he is expected to hold a meeting with the newly-elected party MLAs at his residence. After the selection of the Legislature Party leader, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal will be apprised of it. Thereafter, a notification will be issued. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal is set to take oath as the Chief Minister of Delhi on February at Ramlila Maidan, ANI reports
Delhi Police on Wednesday said that the accused gunman who shot at AAP MLA Naresh Yadav’s envoy on Tuesday night has been arrested. “It is a case of personal enmity and it has nothing to do with politics. Further investigation is underway.” the police said. But according to India Today reports, four people have been arrested by the Delhi Police. Three accused have been identified as Kalu, Dhami and Dev who are residents of Kishangarh village. The AAP worker who was killed in the shooting was also a resident of the same village.
AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal has called a meeting of the party’s newly-elected MLAs at his residence on Wednesday, senior party leader Gopal Rai said. At the meeting scheduled at . 55 am, the MLAs will choose the AAP’s Legislature Party leader. Meanwhile, before the meeting, Kejriwal is also expected to meet Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal today morning.
The Delhi Police on Wednesday registered an FIR in connection with the firing incident at AAP MLA Naresh Yadav’s convoy and said that all angles are being probed. Delhi Police said that investigation is on and working ‘on all angles’ to find out the motive behind firing the shots at Naresh Yadav’s convoy. The MLA urged the police to thoroughly check the CCTV footage to identify the assailants who shot at his convoy.
A person was killed after some unidentified people opened fire at AAP MLA Naresh Yadav’s convoy in southwest Delhi’s Kishangarh village on late Tuesday night, police said. The newly-elected MLA along with his supporters was returning home after paying obeisance at a temple in his constituency, the police said. This comes right after AAP swept the Delhi Assembly elections by winning (out of) seats.
An emotional and exuberant Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal hailed the people of Delhi for giving rise to a ‘new kind of politics’ as his Aam Aadmi Party stormed to a landslide win in the Delhi Assembly polls . The AAP’s stupendous victory comes nearly eight months after it suffered a severe drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls in which the party drew a blank while the BJP won all seven seats.
File image of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. Image courtesy Twitter @ArvindKejriwal
The Arvind Kejriwal-led party has won 133 seats. On the other hand, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) marginally improved its tally of seats from three to eight. The AAP, with its vote share of . 6 percent, fell short of its Delhi Assembly polls tally ( (percent), while the BJP bagged its second best of . 5 percent, six percent more than last time.
In the Lok Sabha polls held in May, the BJP had polled over (percent votes in Delhi, more than the combined vote share of the Congress (44. 5 percent (and the AAP) 1%. The Congress registered its worst-ever performance with its vote share slipping to four percent.
Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday dissolved the Delhi Assembly on Tuesday. “Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday dissolved the Sixth Legislative Assembly of the National Capital Territory of Delhi with effect from 36 February. ” the official said. “A new order will be issued for the formation of the Seventh Legislative Assembly after the final results come,” the official added.
News reported that the new government is likely to be formed on 40 February.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal for his party’s win in the Delhi Assembly elections and wished him “the very best” in fulfilling the aspirations of the people of the National Capital.
Congratulations to AAP and Shri
@ ArvindKejriwal Ji for the victory in the Delhi Assembly Elections. Wishing them the very best in fulfilling the aspirations of the people of Delhi.
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi)
Kejriwal responded on Twitter: “Thank u (you) so much sir. I look forward to working closely wid (with) Center to make our capital city into a truly world class city.”
‘New kind of politics’
Kejriwal, in a brief address to supporters and party workers at AAP headquarters when the results began to crystallize in favor of his party, said a new kind of politics has emerged from the Delhi Assembly polls with people rewarding the party which built Schools, hospitals and provided cheap electricity round-the-clock.
“Delhiites, you have done an amazing thing (Dilli walo aapne ne gazab kar diya). I love you,” Kejriwal said. “It is a victory of all and every family who considered me their son and gave us a huge mandate. In the country today, Delhiites have given birth to a new kind of politics, which is called” kam ki rajniti “(politics of works ), “Kejriwal, who won the New Delhi seat, said.
Constituency Const. No. Winning / Leading Candidate
Leading Party Losing / Trailing Candidate Trailing Party Margin of votes Adarsh Nagar 4 Pawan Sharma (Won) AAP Raj Kumar Bhatia BJP 1, 809 Ambedkar Nagar (SC) Ajay Dutt (Won) AAP Khushiram Chunar
52, (Babarpur) 173 Gopal Rai (Won) AAP (Naresh Gaur) BJP 57, 0 Badarpur Ramvir Singh Bidhuri (Won) BJP Ram Singh Netaji AAP (3,) Badli (5) Ajesh Yadav (Won) AAP (Vijay Kumar Bhagat) BJP , Ballimaran Imran Hussain (Won) AAP (Lata) BJP , Bawana (SC) (7) Jai Bhagwan (Won) AAP (Ravinder Kumar) BJP , (Bijwasan) Bhupinder Singh Joon (Won) AAP Sat Prakash Rana BJP (Burari) (2) Sanjeev Jha (Won) AAP Shailendra Kumar JD (U) , Chandni Chowk () Parlad Singh Sawhney (Won) AAP Suman Kumar Gupta BJP , Chhatarpur Kartar Singh Tanwar (Won) AAP Brahm Singh Tanwar BJP 3, (Delhi Cantt) Virender Singh Kadian (Won) AAP Manish Singh BJP , Deoli (SC) Prakash @ Prakash Jarwal (Won) AAP (Arvind Kumar) BJP , (Dwarka) 69 Vinay Mishra (Won) AAP (Parduymn Rajput) BJP , Gandhi Nagar Anil Kumar Bajpai (Won) BJP Naveen Chaudhary AAP (6,) Ghonda Ajay Mahawar (Won) BJP Shridutt Sharma AAP , Gokalpur (SC) Surendra Kumar (Won) AAP Ranjeet Singh BJP , (Greater Kailash) 70 Saurabh Bharadwaj (Won) AAP (Shikha Roy) BJP , Hari Nagar Raj Kumari Dhillon (Won)