New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday released its first list of 134 candidates for the upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls.
The election for the 250 wards across Delhi will be held on December 4 and the counting of votes will take place on December 7.
“First list of AAP candidates for Delhi MCD elections is OUT! Congratulations to all the candidates,” AAP said in a tweet.
— AAP (@AamAadmiParty) November 11, 2022
The names were announced following a long meeting of the Political Affairs Committee of the party. The list has more than 60 women candidates.
Ninety per cent of the tickets have been awarded to AAP workers working at grassroots level, the party said in a statement, as reported by news agency PTI.
More than 20,000 workers had applied to get a ticket to contest the MCD polls, it said.
AAP star campaigners
During the day, the party released its list of 30 star campaigners for the upcoming polls.
The list includes names of AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal, Rajya Sabha MP Raghav Chadha, Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann among others.
आगामी MCD चुनाव के लिए पार्टी ने 30 लोगों को STAR प्रचारक नियुक्त किया है।
सभी स्टार प्रचारक Delhi के कोने-कोने में जाकर, दिल्ली को कूड़ा-BJP मुक्त बनाने के लिए AAP के पक्ष में प्रचार करेंगे। pic.twitter.com/DQOlrFzYZ6
— Aam Aadmi Party Delhi (@AAPDelhi) November 11, 2022
Others who feature on the list include Sanjay Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Harpal Singh Cheema, Gopal Rai, Durgesh Pathak, and Atishi Marlena.