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AAP replaces tainted candidate for MCD polls

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The (AAP) today said it has replaced a candidate for the upcoming municipal corporation polls here after finding that a criminal case was registered against him.

The party has cancelled candidature of Vijay Pawadia who was declared as party's candidate from Dwarka for to the municipal corporation of (MCD).


"The party received a complaint about the candidate that he had a criminal case against him. On investigation, it was found to be true, so his candidature had to be cancelled," said AAP's unit secretary Saurabh Bharadwaj.

The MCD polls are scheduled to be held next month.

Meanwhile, the party has decided to show Chief Minister Kejriwal's video message in different parts of the city using projectors as part of its campaign strategy.

In his message, Kejriwal is seen attacking the BJP-led MCDs for its alleged financial irregularities, and promising a clean

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