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During the election of the Standing Committee of Delhi MCD, a scuffle was witnessed in the House on Friday. After this, on Saturday, the Delhi High Court stayed the Mayor’s order to conduct the re-election of the Standing Committee of MCD. On the other hand, a poster war has started on social media between Aam Aadmi Party and BJP on this issue.
BJP shared a poster on social media calling Delhi Mayor Shaili Oberoi and AAP leader Atishi as villains. In response to this, AAP has shared posters calling BJP leaders as ballot thieves.
BJP has edited and shared the poster of a film on Twitter. In which the faces of Delhi Mayor Shelly Oberoi, Atishi and Durgesh Pathak have been replaced by the characters of the film. It is written on the poster that the most shocking gimmick of 2023, Arvind Kejriwal’s Khal-Nayika. It has been written on its caption that AAP’s villain-protagonist who got fights and dictatorship in the House.
AAP called BJP the killer of democracy
In response to this, Aam Aadmi Party also shared a poster. In this, the picture of BJP MP Manoj Tiwari, Gaumat Gambhir, Harish Khurana, Mayor candidate Rekha Gupta is visible. It is written on this poster, ‘Ballot Chor Machaye Shor’ and in the caption it is written ‘BJP people who are making so much noise, they are the killers of democracy and ballot thieves’.
Why there was an uproar in the House
Mayor Shelly Oberoi had ordered re-election of 6 members of the committee. There was a lot of uproar for two consecutive days in his election. There was a fierce fight between AAP and BJP councilors on Friday. The uproar began when Mayor Shelly Oberoi declared a vote invalid and ordered a recount. Due to this the BJP councilors started raising slogans. The ruling AAP councilors also protested.
Allegations are being made that on the instructions of AAP MLA Atishi Marlena, these women MLAs assaulted BJP corporators.
They started shouting slogans by climbing on the tables. Kicked and punched each other. Shoes and slippers also went. After this, two BJP councilors Shikha Roy and Kamaljit Sehrawat had moved the Delhi High Court.
3-3 members of both the parties had won… this is where the controversy started
Voting for 6 members of the Standing Committee took place on Friday, two days after the mayoral election was over. Only 242 members cast their votes in the 250-member MCD. When one vote became invalid during the counting of votes, the BJP councilors started raising slogans of cheater-cheater and chor-chor.
Till now three members of both the parties had won in the standing committee elections. Mayor Shelly Oberoi refused to sign the list of these members. He ordered recounting of one vote as invalid. The corporation secretary refused to sign the recounting decision. There was a heated conversation between the mayor and the corporation secretary on this.
During the tussle between the two, the BJP councilors demanded to validate the invalid votes, but the Mayor refused. On this the BJP councilors climbed on the table and started shouting slogans. When the AAP councilors went ahead to stop them, a fight started between the councilors of both the parties. After the uproar, Mayor Shaili Oberoi said – Now the election will be held on February 27.