MCD Mayor Election Couldn’t be Held for 3rd Time in a Month

New Delhi: Due to unruly scenes Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) failed to elect its mayor for the third time in a month. The session of the MCD on Monday was adjourned without holding the elections for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor.

The MCD elections were held on December 4. Although the AAP got the highest number of seats in the MCD, till now the mayor of Delhi has not been elected.

The first two sessions of the MCD held on January 6 and January 24 were also adjourned by the presiding officer because of ruckus and acrimonious exchanges among the BJP and the AAP corporators.

According to the DMC Act, 1957, the mayor and the deputy mayor are to be elected in the very first House that convenes after the civic polls. However, it mayor and deputy-mayor of Delhi have not been elected even after two months of the MCD elections.

No official work could be done in the first session of the 250-member MCD. In the second session, the nominated members followed by elected members took oath.

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