The parliamentary constituency of Jaipur votes on May 6th. Will the BJP MP be able to win his seat a second time, even after a strong anti-incumbency wave cost his party the Assembly elections last year? His main rival: former mayor and Jaipur’s first woman candidate in 48 years, fielded by the Congress.
Amid the din of the Lok Sabha election campaigns, Delhi witnessed a silent but significant change of baton at the post of three mayors of the South, East and North municipal corporations. However, given the power dynamics in the capital, the road ahead for city administration under the new leaders hardly looks promising.
The BJP dropped its sitting MP in the constituency, Kirit Somaiya, after objections from ally Shiv Sena and chose three-time Mulund corporator Manoj Kotak to contest from the seat, with INC’s Sanjay Dina Patil as the chief rival. Who else are in the fray as Mumbai North East votes to elect its representative in the Lok Sabha?