New Delhi: The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls to elect 250 councillors have finally begun in the national capital, after much delay and political drama. The polls are open from 8 am until 5:30 pm today i.e. December 4. The results of the polls will be declared on December 7. The overall number of voters in Delhi is 1,45,05,358, according to State Election Commission officials, with 78,93,418 males, 66,10,879 females, and 1,061 transgender people. The Municipal Corporation has 250 wards.
The framework for the high-stakes civic elections has been established, with poll authorities and security personnel preparing for a three-way contest between the AAP, the BJP, and the Congress. In the Municipal Corporation of Delhi’s 250 ward elections, more than 1.45 crore electors are eligible to vote, with 1,349 candidates competing.
Meanwhile, the State Election Commission has upgraded polling station amenities from Basic Minimum Facilities (BMF) to Assured Minimum Facilities (AMF). As a result, instructions have been issued to the Commissioner of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi and other relevant agencies to ensure that every Polling Station has AMF for the convenience and facilitation of voters, such as drinking water, a shed, a toilet, a ramp for physically challenged voters, a standard voting compartment, and so on.
Many voters will be voting for the first time in the Delhi MCD election, which is set for December, and if you are one of them, you should not be puzzled about your polling booth. Voters can utilise these techniques to find their polling site. Voters are encouraged to look for a polling location online by following the instructions below:
How do I look up the pooling booth online?
- Step 1: Voters must go to the National Voters’ Services Portal’s official website (NSVP).
- Step 2: Scroll down to find ‘Booth, AC, and PC.’
- Step 3: After picking an option, you must enter your information to locate your polling location.
- Step 4: Finally, at the bottom of the website, your polling booth and other information will be presented.
By clicking on ‘View Details,’ a voter can discover more about their polling location. The voter must first check that his or her name is on the voter list before selecting the’search your voting booth’ button.