Chandigarh Mayor election results today, direct contest between India Alliance and BJP
The ongoing controversy regarding Chandigarh Municipal Corporation is not showing any signs of stopping. Today is the election and security is tight everywhere. Today’s election may be the election of Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh but it is a fight of identity for AAP-Congress and BJP. Especially this election is very important for Aam Aadmi Party and Congress because this is the first election after the formation of INDIA alliance in which both the parties have decided to fight together, whereas for BJP it is a fight to save its fort.
Meanwhile, late last night, for the second consecutive day, a hearing regarding elections was held in the Punjab-Haryana High Court.
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On which case the court sat late night
Aam Aadmi Party councilor Kuldeep Kumar had filed a petition in the Punjab-Haryana High Court demanding that the elections should be fair and the High Court should issue instructions in this regard. After the Aam Aadmi Party councilor filed a petition in the High Court, the High Court directed to accept the nomination withdrawal applications of those candidates of Aam Aadmi Party and Congress who have come into alliance under INDIA Alliance and who no longer want to contest the elections after joining the alliance. and want to withdraw their nomination, but due to technical reasons their application for withdrawal of nomination was not being accepted.
what did the court say
While hearing the petition of AAP councilor, Punjab-Haryana High Court refused to conduct elections for monitoring the court and appointing observers. The court said in the order that videography of the elections will be done only as per the rules. Entry passes will be given to all councilors. Voter list will be prepared. The court has ordered Chandigarh Police to ensure free and fair elections as per law. Apart from this, the nomination forms of Jasbir Singh Bunty of Congress and the remaining two candidates of Senior Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Aam Aadmi Party have been withdrawn i.e. now there will be a direct contest between INDIA Alliance vs BJP in the Chandigarh Mayor elections.
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what is mathematics
There are 35 councilors in the House and the vote of one MP is also valid during voting. That means a total of 36 votes will be cast in the House. According to this, BJP has 15 votes tomorrow including the votes of 14 councilors and 1 MP Kiran Kher. Whereas Aam Aadmi Party has 13 councilors and they have got the support of 7 councilors of Congress. According to this, the number of councilors with the alliance has now reached 20. Whereas Shiromani Akali Dal has 1 councilor who has demanded from DC to give NOTA option on the ballot paper during voting. At present, Section 144 has been imposed around the corporation premises. Chandigarh MP and all the councilors will come between 10:30 am to 10:45 am. The starting time of the session is 11:00 am. The time of voting is between 11:00 am to 12:00 noon and the time of declaration of results is said to be between 12.15 to 12:30 pm.