The mayoral elections for the three municipal firms in Delhi are slated to be held on Wednesday, officers mentioned.
However, the train will be a mere formality, as the three BJP candidates for the posts of mayors and deputy mayors are set to be elected unopposed.
Jai Prakash (North Delhi), Nirmal Jain (East Delhi), Anamika Mithlesh (South Delhi) are the candidates for the mayoral posts of the three firms.
This is probably the primary time when the mayoral elections for 3 civic our bodies NDMC, SDMC and EDMC, would be held on the identical day. Prakash is at present the chairman of the standing committee of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation. The final date to file nominations for the elections was June 17.
For a brand new South Delhi mayor the train will happen within the morning, for North Delhi mayor within the afternoon after which for East Delhi mayor. All security protocols will be adopted, a senior civic official mentioned.
Seats in the primary House have been marked to signify social distancing and mediapersons shall sit within the guests’ gallery, the official mentioned.
The then unified Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) was trifurcated into north, south and east Delhi municipal firms in 2012.
The outgoing mayors are Avtar Singh (NDMC), Sunita Kangra (SDMC) and Anju Kamalkant (EDMC), all from the BJP.
All the three municipal firms — North, South and East — in Delhi are managed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
The mayoral five-year tenure sees 5 single-year phrases on a rotation foundation, with the primary 12 months being reserved for ladies, the second open class, third for reserved class, and the remaining two additionally being in open class.
The polls bought delayed this 12 months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The names of BJP candidates for the publish of deputy mayors are — Ritu Goyal (NDMC), Hariprakash Bahadur (EDMC) and Subhash Bhadana (SDMC).
For Leader of House the names are Yogesh Verma (NDMC), Pravesh Sharma (EDMC) and Narender Chawla (SDMC), in accordance to the checklist just lately tweeted by Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta, who’s an ex-mayor of North Delhi.