MCD Elections 2017: Date, Candidate list and Results



MCD Election 2017 Date

Delhi Municipal Corporation Election will be held on 23rd April 2017 and Counting will be on 26th April 2017. Delhi Election Commission has chnaged the polls date on 22nd Mar Evening. For upcoming MCD Elections, AAP has already announced names of 198 Candidates. BJP is also going to announce names in upcoming next few days.
BJP Delhi has took a bold decision after winning UP State in Assembly Elections that Party will bring new faces in this Delhi Municipal Corporation Election.
Poll EventsSchedule
Date of Notification27.03.2017 (MON)
last Date of Making Nomination03.04.2017 (MON)
Date Scrutiny of Nominations05.04.2017 (WED)
Last date for withdrawal of candidature08.04.2017 (SAT)
Date of Poll23.04.2017 (SUN)
Date of Counting26.04.2017 (WED)
Date of Completion05.05.2017 (FRI)


At Tuesday morning, That was clear that Election Commission will announce Delhi MCD Election dates in evening 5:00 PM in a press conference. Meanwhile, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, has asked to Election Commission to use Ballot System for Voting instead of EVM Machines.
BJP is ruling on Delhi Municipal Corporation from last 10 years. On all 3 Municipals (North, South & East) BJP is ruling right now. BJP has total 139 wards out of 272 wards. Amit Shah ownself has taken responsibility of Election Preparation. Amit Shah will address to Party Workers on 19th March in Ram leela Ground, Delhi regarding Election Preparation.
AAP Candidate List for 2017 MCD Polls
Swaraj India Candidate list 2017
MCD New Ward list 2017

Delhi Municipal Corporation Election 2017

As the tenure of the current Municipal Corporation in Delhi expires in April 2017, Elections in Delhi's three municipal bodies north, south and east corporations will be held on 23rd April 2017. The final MCD election dates will be announced by the Delhi State Election Commission in few days.

Currently AAP Government ruling in Delhi since two years and party has steps up its election campaign for the upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Polls 2017. While campaigning for the upcoming MCD elections in Uttam Nagar, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday, Delhi look like London if voted to power in the upcoming municipal polls. AAP has declared 198 contesting candidates name for upcoming Delhi Municipal Polls.

The Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj India, a new political party that formed in October 2016, plans to field candidates in all 272 wards for the Delhi MCD polls. Swaraj India Party has declared list of 55 contesting name of candidates. Party has released its vision document on Sunday and promising "governance with zero-tolerance for corruption and a garbage-free and epidemic-free city."

The ruling BJP as well as opposition are trying to rope him in to give a boost to their campaign to dethrone the Delhi Municipal wards. In the last Delhi Municipal Corporation Election 2017, the BJP won 142 seats out of total 272 convincingly while the Congress emerged the runner-up with 78 seats. In South Delhi Municipal Corporation BJP won 44 out of the 104 Wards and Congress bagged 30. In North Delhi Municipal Corporation BJP won 59 ward and Congress won only 29 seats out of 104 wards. In East Delhi Municipal Corporation BJP had won 35 seats, while congress won only 19 seats out of 64 municipal wards.


MCD Election - Delimitation of MCD Wards 2017

Delhi government notifies delimitation of 272 wards ahead of Delhi municipal polls in the national capital. As per the instruction, the Delhi municipal polls are required to be completed before April 27, 2017.

While the number of wards in each of the three corporations - 104 each in South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) and North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) and 64 in East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has remained same, the number of wards in a few assembly segments has changed, ranging from three to seven.

According to the notification issued by the Urban Development department following approval from Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, Matiala which falls under SDMC will have 7 wards, Madipur (4), Rajouri (4), Hari Nagar (3), Tilak Nagar (3), Janakpuri (4), Vikaspuri (6), Uttam Nagar (5), Dwarka (4), Najafgarh (5), Bijwasan (5), Palam (4), Jangpura (3), Kasturba Nagar (3), Malviya Nagar (3), RK Puram (3), Mehrauli (3), Chatarpur (4), Deoli (5), Ambdekar Nagar (3), Sangam Vihar (4) and Greater Kailash (3).


Municipal Corporation of Delhi: Polling Stations

The number of Polling Stations in the wards covered in the three Municipal Corporations (North Delhi, South Delhi and East Delhi) of Delhi are as follows:

Municipal CorporationNo. of Poling Stations in 2012No. of Poling Stations in 2017 (approx.)
North44825170
South43885074
East26722990

About Municipal Corporation of Delhi

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) an autonomous body that governs 8 of the 11 Districts of Delhi, India. It is the largest municipal bodies in the world, providing civic services to more than estimated population of 11 million citizens in the capital city. Municipal elections held once a five year the term for the counselor is 5 years. In 2012, Delhi was divided into three zones: North, East, and South. here are 64 seats in East Delhi, 104 in North Delhi and 104 in South Delhi.To get majority for a party needs 137 seats out of 272.

Sitting Mayor of Municipal Corporation

Mayor's NameMunicipal Corporation
Dr. Sanjeev NayyarNorth Delhi
Mr. Shyam SharmaSouth Delhi
Ms. Satya Sharma East Delhi

MCD By-Election 2016 Results Party Wise

Bypolls or by-elections were held in 15th May 2016 in the 13 wards and result was declared on 17th May 2016.
Party Seats
AAP 5
BJP 3
INC 4
Others 1

Ward wise Delhi MCD Bye Election Result 2016

Ward No.Ward NameWinner Candidates
44Quammruddin NagarAshok Bhardwaj (INC)
55Shalimar Bagh NorthBhupindar Mohan Bhandari (BJP)
67WazirpurMahandar Nagpal (AAP)
86BallimaranMohd. Sadiq (AAP)
124Vikas NagarAshok (AAP)
126NawadaKrishna Gahlot (BJP)
136MatialaRamesh (AAP)
166MunirkaYogita Rathee (INC)
168NanakpuraAnil Malik (AAP)
176BhatiRajender Singh Tanwar (IND)
199TekhandAbhishek Bidhuri (AAP)
214KhichripurAnand Kumar (INC)
238JhilmilPankaj (INC)
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MCD Election Date 2017
Swaraj India Candidate list for MCD Elections 2017
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North Delhi Municipal Corporation Ward List
South Delhi Municipal Corporation Ward List
East Delhi Municipal Corporation Ward List
Delhi MCD Election 2012 Results
Date Source: Delhi State Election Commission

Latest News Updates on Delhi MCD Election 2017

  • MCD elections 2017: Shiv Sena and NCP to contest on all seats
  • AAP has declared 109 candidate list of Upcoming MCD Elections 2017.
  • Delhi State Election Commission (SEC) will start preparation for smooth elections for three civic bodies, As the delimitation of municipal wards will done.
  • MCD elections: Delhi govt notifies delimitation of 272 municipal wards
  • Nitish launches JD(U)ís Delhi unit; likely to contest civic polls - dnaindia.com
  • The Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj India will make its foray into electoral politics by contesting Delhi civic body polls scheduled for next year - financialexpress.com
  • The State Election Commission on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it on September 5 notified its decision to print the candidates' photograph along with the existing particulars such as serial number, names and party symbol on EVMs for the upcoming MCD polls - sify.com