Delhi Election 2020 HIGHLIGHTS: BJP announces alliance with JD(U), LJP and SAD; second list of candidates soon

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Updated:Jan 21, 2020 8:48:42 am

Arvind Kejriwal to File Nomination from Delhi Today Live: Arvind Kejriwal, who was supposed to file nomination from New Delhi Assembly seat on Monday, will now file his papers on Tuesday.

Delhi election 2020Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari.

Delhi Assembly Election 2020 HIGHLIGHTS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced an alliance with JD(U), LJP and Shiromani Akali Dal for the Delhi assembly polls. So far, it has announced the names of candidates for 57 of 70 seats. According to reports, the JDU will contest on two seats and LJP on one seat. Rest of the ten seats will remain with the BJP, which will announce candidates for them soon. Earlier in the day, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal sought blessings from his parents and held a mega roadshow on Monday ahead of filing nomination from New Delhi Assembly seat. However, the Delhi CM later announced that he will file the nomination papers on Tuesday owing to the overwhelming people’s support during the roadshow. “I was supposed to file my nomination at 3 pm today but the office closes at 3 pm. I was told I’ll have to file nomination but I said how can I leave them (people at road show) and go? I’ll go to file nomination tomorrow,” Kejriwal said adressing people from a open top jeep. Earlier in the day, Kejriwal also visited the historic Valmiki Mandir to seek blessings.  Kejriwal’s wife, deputy CM Manish Sisodia, AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh also accompanied the Delhi CM during the roadshow which travelled through Connaught Place via Panchkuian Marg into the Inner Circle and to Outer Circle – Baba Kharak Singh Marg and before concluding near the Patel Chowk Metro station. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has released its list of 70 candidates for the February 8 polls. The process to file nomination will end on January 21. The results of the elections will be declared on February 11.

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    The Aam Aadmi Party under the leadership of Arvind Kejriwal stormed to power in 2015 with a brute majority. Kejriwal is contesting election again from New Delhi Assembly seat. The polling in the national capital will take place on February 8 and the results will be declared on February 11.
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