As the Aam Aadmi Party won the Rajinder Nagar Assembly bypoll in Delhi, its nationwide convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday referred to as it defeat of the BJP’s “dirty politics” and thanked people for appreciating the do the job carried out by his party’s govt in the countrywide funds.
The Aam Aadmi Party’s Durgesh Pathak on Sunday defeated BJP candidate Rajesh Bhatia by a margin of about 11,000 votes in the bypoll, officials stated.
“All 16 rounds of counting have been concluded. AAP candidate Durgesh Pathak has defeated his rapid rival Rajesh Bhatia (of BJP) by a margin of over 11,000 votes,” Delhi Main Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh mentioned.
Thanking the people, Mr Kejriwal tweeted in Hindi, “Heartfelt thanks to the persons of Rajendra Nagar. I am grateful for this enormous affection and adore of the people today of Delhi. This inspires us to work tougher and provide.”
“People defeated their dirty politics and appreciated our great perform. Thank you Rajendra Nagar, thank you Delhi,” he included.
राजेंद्र नगर के लोगों का दिल से आभार
दिल्ली के लोगों के इस अथाह स्नेह और प्रेम का मैं आभारी हूँ। यही हमें और मेहनत एवं सेवा करने की प्रेरणा देता है
लोगों ने उनकी गंदी राजनीति को हराया और हमारे अच्छे काम को सराहा
शुक्रिया राजेंद्र नगर, शुक्रिया दिल्ली #AAPsweepsRajinderNagar
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) June 26, 2022
As Mr Pathak headed in direction of winning the seat with a comfy margin, congratulatory messages started pouring in with senior AAP leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia declaring the poll success demonstrate that Kejriwal life in the hearts of the folks.
“Lots of lots of congratulations to my pricey brother @ipathak25 (Durgesh Pathak) on remaining elected MLA from Rajendra Nagar Vidhan Sabha. Congratulations to all the staff of AAP for the victory,” Mr Sisodia tweeted in Hindi.
“In the heart of the people of Delhi, @ArvindKejriwal ji lives,” he additional.
In accordance to official details, AAP’s Mr Pathak polled 40,319 votes, when his closest rival Mr Bhatia managed to get 28,851 votes. The victory margin was 11,468 votes.
Congress contender Prem Lata could get only 2,014 votes in the bypoll.
The poll panel is nevertheless to come out with the last voting figures.
The bypoll to the essential assembly seat experienced taken location on June 23 with a lower turnout at 43.75 per cent. Fourteen candidates threw their hats in the fray, which has mainly been seen as a fight concerning a self-assured AAP and a spirited BJP.
Counting of votes had begun at 8 am amid tight safety arrangements.
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