New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has won the Delhi Municipal Corporation election, ousting the BJP from office after 15 years. The party led by Arvind Kejriwal has promised to enhance civic services. Despite exit polls forecasting a loss, the BJP found satisfaction in gaining over a hundred wards.
The AAP gained 132 seats in the 250-member civic council, well over the halfway point, compared to the BJP’s 104. Congress was victorious in nine wards.
Speaking to reporters after the victory, AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal said that he would try to live up to the expectation of the people and sought cooperation from the opposition to develop Delhi
In Hubballi, AAP workers celebrated the party victory in MCD, state president Prithvi, AAP leaders Vikas Soppin and others gathered at Rayanna Circle raising slogans hailing the party, and distributing sweets to the public.