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Delhi Assembly Elections: Gopal Rai, Raghav Chadha file nomination

Delhi Assembly Elections: Gopal Rai, Raghav Chadha file nomination

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 18 Jan 2020, 11:20 am

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national spokesperson Raghav Chadha and city convenor Gopal Rai and on Saturday filed their nomination from Babarpur and Rajendra Nagar Assembly constituency, respectively, for the February 8 Delhi Assembly polls.

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Delhi Development Minister Rai said, 'I filed my nomination as the AAP candidate from Babarpur Assembly today. Tomorrow, the 'Vikas Yatra' road show will be organised in Babarpur Assembly from 1000 hrs.'

Chadha filed his nomination papers from Rajendra Nagar Assembly Constituency. He visited Gurdwara with his mother and then filed nomination.

'I grew up in Rajendra Nagar. My childhood was spent in the lanes of Naraina and Inder Puri. I understand all the problems of the residents over here. Believe that people will choose me,' Mr Chadha added.

Elections will be held in Delhi on February 8 to elect 70 members of the Delhi Legislative Assembly. The results will be declared on February 11.

AAP has dropped 15 of its sitting MLAs and added 24 new faces in total, including unsuccessful 2019 Lok Sabha candidates Atishi, Dilip Pandey and Raghav Chadha.

In the 2015 polls, while the AAP bagged 67 of 70 seats, the BJP got three.