A month after the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) election results, the national capital on Friday is all set to elect the mayor and the deputy mayor of the MCD.
All new elected councillors will be taking oath today. After being administered the oath, the newly constituted civic body will proceed to elect the mayor, as required by Section 35 of the Act.
While Shelly Oberoi is the nominee for the Aam Aadmi Party
The post of mayor in Delhi sees five single-year terms on a rotation basis, with the first year being reserved for women, the second for the open category, third for the reserved category, and the remaining two also being in the open category.
Ousting the BJP after its 15-year rule in the civic body, the AAP won the MCD polls this election, bagging 134 seats in a house of 250. This was the first election after the fresh delimitation exercise and the three erstwhile corporations were merged into a single entity.
The BJP which finished second won 104 wards, while Congress