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MCD Elections: Twitter Roasts Arvind Kejriwal After AAP Loss

Barely two years after the Aam Aadmi Party, led by Arvind Kejriwal, registered a record-breaking victory in Delhi Assembly elections, the results of polls to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi ( MCD) have served a major blow to the party’s quest to wrest control of the Delhi civic body.

Syed Aabid Shafi | News18.com

Updated:April 26, 2017, 1:04 PM IST
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MCD Elections: Twitter Roasts Arvind Kejriwal After AAP Loss
File image of Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief (PTI Photo)

New Delhi: Barely two years after the Aam Aadmi Party, led by Arvind Kejriwal, registered a record-breaking victory in Delhi Assembly elections, the results of polls to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi ( MCD) have served a major blow to the party’s quest to wrest control of the Delhi civic body. The BJP, which has been ruling the MCD for 10 years, successfully fought anti-incumbency and allegations of corruption with a slick election campaign to win a third straight term by a huge margin.

The AAP was quick to blame ‘faulty EVMs’ for the party’s loss, alleging it was an “EVM wave and not a Modi wave”. Twitter, as usual, was unsparing in criticism of Arvind Kejriwal and the AAP for squarely blaming EVMs for the loss. Here’s a look:

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