2017 Delhi civic bodies poll scheduled to be held on April 22,2017
The election to various Delhi civic bodies will be held on April 22,2017 and the counting of votes will be done after three days on April 25,2017
Meanwhile, the Delhi Election Commissioner has rejected the demand of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to conduct the polls through ballot paper.
"EVMs will be used in the upcoming municipal corporation elections in Delhi, said SK Srivastava, Delhi Election Commissioner.
Earlier, Delhi Congress leader Ajay Maken has also demanded municipal election be conducted through ballot paper.
"The municipal polls should be held through ballot paper so that there is no doubt . We demand the polls in Delhi on ballot paper . We are going to EC for the same," Maken had said.
Kejriwal on Tuesday directed Delhi Chief Secretary MM Kutty to write to the Election Commission, asking it to ensure that the upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) election is held via a paper ballot instead of EVMs.
The demand for elections through ballot papers came after BSP chief Mayawati alleged that EVMS used in UP Polls were tampered with