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More than 35 percent candidates are graduate in MCD elections, so many percent illiterate


MCD Elections 2022: Elections to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi with 250 wards will be held on December 4. According to the Election Commission, votes will be cast for the MCD elections on December 4 from 8 am to 5.30 pm. The commission has made almost complete preparations. 30,000 soldiers have been deployed on the day of polling for the security of the elections.

4 percent illiterate candidates
Meanwhile, a report has come regarding the candidates contesting the elections in MCD. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has released a report according to which more than 35 per cent candidates contesting the Delhi municipal elections are at least graduate, while four per cent candidates are “illiterate”.

Explain that a total of 1,349 candidates have filed nominations in the election, out of which 709 are women and the rest are male candidates. Aam Aadmi Party and BJP have fielded their candidates on all 250 seats, while Congress has fielded candidates on 247 seats.

strong security arrangements
Adequate security arrangements have been made regarding the corporation elections. Delhi’s Special CP, Law and Order, Zone 2 SP Hooda said on Friday that 30,000 security personnel will be deployed at different polling stations in view of the elections. He said that along with Delhi Police, Home Guards and CRPF personnel will also be present in security. He further said, to ensure peaceful elections in the capital, night patrolling is being done.

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13,665 polling stations
At the same time, the Election Commission has set up 13,665 polling stations for voting, out of which one center will be run entirely by women. Apart from this, the services of Delhi Metro will start from 4 am on the day of voting, which will be available at an interval of 30 minutes. Whereas, after 6 am the metro will be available at normal time.

Also read: Delhi MCD Election 2022: How many candidates of which age, know everything here



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