New Delhi,jan.13 : The Election Commission announced the poll schedule here on Monday, setting the stage for a fierce battle between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
BJP icon and Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces popularity test against challenges from AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal while prospects of the Congress seem to be bleak. As many as 1.30 crore eligible voters are expected to exercise their franchise at a total of 11,763 polling stations to elect 70 members of the Legislative Assembly.
New Delhi has been under President’s rule for almost a year after the anti-corruption Aam Aadmi Party made a stunning electoral debut to take power, only to give it up 49 days later
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will face a test of his popularity next month as Delhi goes to the polls amid concerns over corruption and rising prices on February seven.