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Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Arvind Kejriwal On Sweeping Polls

Tiwari Had Asserted That His Party Will Win More Than 48 Seats In The 70-member Assembly And Form The Government.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Raghwendra Shukla | Updated on: 11 Feb 2020, 06:10:48 PM

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari. (Photo Credit: File )

New Delhi :

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday congratulated Arvind Kejriwal on his party's victory in the Assembly polls and thanked the voters of the national capital. “Thank you to all the voters of Delhi. Thank you to all the party workers for their hard work? We respect the mandate of people. @ArvindKejriwal congratulations to you," he posted on Twitter in Hindi.

Tiwari had asserted that his party will win more than 48 seats in the 70-member Assembly and form the government.  

Addressing the media, Tiwari: “I thank the people of Delhi. I thank our party workers for their hard work, they've done a lot. I accept the mandate of people of Delhi and congratulate Arvind Kejriwal. I hope he will perform well as per the expectations of the people.”

The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday registered wins in at least 10 constituencies till late afternoon, with its prominent faces Manish Sisodia, Atishi and Raghav Chadha emerging victorious from their respective constituencies.

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The AAP appeared to be heading back to power for a second term in Delhi, with the party leading in 63 of the total 70 seats, and the BJP ahead in seven seats, according to the Election Commission figures.

The elections to the Delhi Legislative Assembly were held on February 8. 

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First Published : 11 Feb 2020, 04:21:57 PM