The much awaited Delhi Election Results were announced today and what a result this is for Aam Aadmi Party which was established by Arvind Kejriwal in 2012 and within a span of 2 years the party has garnered much attention and popularity among the masses and media. AAP won a mammoth 67 seats out of total 70 seats in Delhi Assembly Elections, BJP on the other hand won na meagre 3 seats in the coveted capital while the party that ruled for 15 years the Indian National Congress witnessed a clean sweep of their party from the capital with0ut winning in a single constituency.
The exit polls suggested that AAP was heading for a total number of 39-45 seats and will be sure to achieve the majority in the assembly, but no exit poll expected a result like this.
Arvind Kejriwal a former Indian Revenue Service(IRS) employee and an active leader of the India Against Corruption(IAC) movement started the political party AAP in 2012 and was a former chief minister of Delhi for a mere 49 days before quitting the coalition government stating the bad attitude of the Congress leaders towards the Jan Lokpal Bill and promised to form a government again with majority this time and well they did with quite a majority.
The bad election results for both BJP and Congress had a domino effect on them with Ajay Maken resigning from the party and BJP Delhi chief Satish Upadhay also offering his resignation.
Arvind Kejriwal will take oath as Delhi’s chief minister on 14th February at Ramlila Ground, starting his second stint as the chief minister of the capital.
Narendra Modi also congratulated Arvind Kejriwal on his win and assured him that Centre will support him in his work in the capital and he also said that he is looking forward to a meeting between the two prominent leaders.
Kiran Bedi, the CM candidate for BJP failed to win her constituency Krishna Nagar while Arvind Kejriwal won his seat from New Delhi.
Arvind Kejriwal will have a real task now to control the capital of the biggest democracy in the world.