Business Standard

More than a clash of giants, the AAP-BJP face-off is a fight for survival

But this much is clear: that clashes between the two groupings are more than a David-Goliath war - it is a struggle for the survival of the fittest

Municipal Corporation of Delhi, shelly oberoi

Delhi Mayor Shelly Oberoi leaves amid clashes between councillors of the AAP and BJP (PHOTO: PTI)

Aditi Phadnis New Delhi
“When I was announcing the standing committee election result, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councillors pushed my chair and attacked me. BJP councillors Ravi Negi, Arjun Marwah, Chandan Choudhary and others inflicted life-threatening attacks on me … Choudhary dragged my chair and pushed me. I ran for my life … They created a ruckus and came up on stage to attack me. I thank the female civil defence personnel for saving me. BJP members physically assaulted Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) female members. BJP, accept your defeat,” Delhi’s newly elected Mayor Shelly Oberoi told reporters last week after the exercise to elect

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Feb 26 2023 | 4:37 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to