New Delhi, February 11: Leading the polls, Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday managed to win 13 seats in the Delhi Assembly elections while the Bharatiya Janata Party registered a win in one seat so far, as revealed by the Election Commission website. Early trends indicated that AAP, the incumbent ruling party is to retain power in Delhi. The party is currently leading in 50 other seats, while the BJP is leading in 6.
In a short and quick address to party workers and media from the AAP headquarters, Arvind Kejriwal, who is set to return as the Delhi CM for the third time, congratulated the people of Delhi for the massive sweep and said that this is an era which will mark the start of new politics. "This new politics based of education, health and development will usher in a new era for India," Kejriwal said.
"Thanks for trusting your son," Kejriwal further added. "It's a victory for all the families who have benefitted from improved health and education." Kejriwal said that Delhi has chosen "kaam ki rajneeti". "This is Delhi's message. Vote for mohalla clinics. Vote for 24x7 electricity. Votes for roads, development, education and healthcare. This is what Delhi's votes mean," he said. The CM was flanked by Sanjay Singh, Raghav Chadha and Amanatullah Khan.
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He added that the saffron party, who, as of 4.13 pm has won one seat according to the Election Commission website and is leading in six others in the 70-member Assembly, "will prominently raise every issue related to the development". He also thanked the BJP workers for their efforts in the election campaign.