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Campaigning for Delhi civic poll ends

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The high-voltage campaigning for municipal elections ended on Friday.

Voting for the 272 seats of the three municipal corporations will be held on Sunday.

The last day witnessed continuous campaigns by the big leaders of main political parties including the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and the Congress in a last bid attempt to woo the voters through public meetings, road shows, and road to road canvassing.

E-rickshaws decked with the banners and pamphlets of respective political parties were seen doing rounds of different localities across the city.

Senior AAP leaders including Manish Sisodia, Sanjay Singh, Kapil Mishra, Dilip Pandey held public meetings and road shows in different parts of the city to woo the voters, while Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal led a road show in Kalkaji area of south Delhi/

BJP President Manoj Tiwari, who campaigned in different parts of the city, ended his "Vijay Vikas Yatra" campaign for civic polls, in Saket area of south

votes on Sunday to elect a new South Delhi, an East and a North Municipal Corporation.

All three were earlier one single body: Municipal Corporation of The results will be announced on April 26.

North Municipal Corporation and South Municipal Corporation have 104 seats each and East Municipal Corporation has 64 seats.



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First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 17:08 IST