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Delhi Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj addressed a press conference during the launch of ‘Aap Ka Ram Rajya’ website ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in the presence of Atishi and Sanjay Singh. (Photo: ANI)

AAP on Saturday welcomed the Congress’ decision to support its candidates in the upcoming Delhi Mayor elections.

Addressing a press conference here, senior Aam Aadmi Party leader and party’s Delhi Municipal Corporation (MCD) in-charge Durgesh Pathak expressed confidence that the AAP-Congress alliance will win the April 26 elections by a huge margin.

Pathak said, “We welcome this step (of Congress). Together we will fight against the dictatorship and corrupt government. You and Congress will fight the MCD elections together and win the elections with a huge margin.”

He said, “BJP resorted to hooliganism in the last election but still lost the election. Our only mission is to save the country and its Constitution.” He accused the saffron party of seeking votes from the people by saying that it would amend the Constitution. Elected.

“The country is going through a very difficult phase. Today when BJP leaders are going to ask for votes, they are openly saying, you vote for us and we will amend the Constitution. This is the same Constitution which gave rights to women and Pathak said, “Dalits were trapped by BR Ambedkar after so many struggles.”

Earlier in the day, Delhi Congress president Arvinder Singh Lovely said at a press conference that Congress councilors will support AAP candidates in the elections for mayor and deputy mayor of the national capital.

An announcement to this effect was made jointly by Delhi Congress communication department chairman and former MLA Anil Bhardwaj, party’s MCD in-charge Jitendra Kumar Kochhar and MCD House leader Nazia Danish at a press conference held in Rajiv. Building.

“To ensure that democracy is not embarrassed, what happened in the Chandigarh mayor elections does not happen in the MCD elections, Congress will support AAP candidates for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor in the public interest,” Bhardwaj said.

Aam Aadmi Party announced its candidates for the elections on Thursday. It has fielded Mahesh Khichi for the post of Mayor and Ravinder Bhardwaj for the post of Deputy Mayor.

Khichi (45), who represents Dev Nagar ward number 84 in the MCD House, has been associated with AAP since its inception in 2012. He was also part of the India Against Corruption (IAC) movement of 2011, which led to the birth of the Aam Aadmi Party. Party led by Arvind Kejriwal.

The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded Kishan Lal for the post of Mayor and Neeta Bisht for the post of Deputy Mayor.

(Only the headline and image in this report may have been reworked by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

first published: 20 April 2024 | 6:24 pm First

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