The Election Commission of India (ECI) gives green signal for fresh election in country's capital

Highlights:

  • The Assembly elections for 70 Assembly seats of National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi would be held on 7 February 2015 as announced by the Election Commission of India (ECI) on 12 January 2015.
  • ECI stated that it hopes that the whole process of elections in Delhi gets completed by 12 February 2015. The last Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi was dissolved by the President of India on 4th November, 2014 as no party was found able to form a government here. 
  • The forthcoming elections are expected to be a three-cornered fight between the BJP, AAP and Congress.