Approximately 55 % voting in MCD Election with peaceful in delhi the highest in 15 years. The fate of the 2,423 candidates, who are in the fray for 272 municipal wards, will be announced Tuesday. People have voted with a lot of enthusiasm and the turnout has been impressive this time. There is a strong possibility of the voting percentage crossing 60 percent, state election commissioner Rakesh Mehta told reporters.
With starting on a sluggish note at 8 am, the polling picked up after 4 pm and extended a little beyond its scheduled time of 5.30 pm. The highest voting was registered in east Delhi, while south Delhi, which houses the rich and famous, saw the least. The elections were very peaceful and there was no law and order issue. All the arrangements were in place…no re-polling will be taking place, said an elated Mehta.