Krishna Tirath, a union minister within the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) authorities, is the Congress’s candidate from Patel Nagar. The chief had rejoined the Congress final 12 months after being a BJP member since 2015.
A 12 months after the Congress’s drubbing within the 2014 nationwide election, Ms Tirath, the social gathering’s outstanding face within the nationwide capital, had joined the BJP.
“There was a change within the considered the Congress. Traditions have ended,” she had informed NDTV, including, “the folks under have modified the environment. There isn’t any listening to for complaints even in instances of “harassment.”
The Congress had stated Krishna Tirath was upset at not being given a celebration ticket.
Mr Tirath had contested the 2015 Delhi Meeting polls on BJP ticket however misplaced to the Aam Aadmi Celebration. She has been a two-time MP from Delhi.
Ms Tirath had been a Congress legislator and an MP from Delhi and served as a Union minister of state with impartial cost for girls and baby improvement within the Manmohan Singh authorities.
She had contested the nationwide elections from Delhi in 2014 and misplaced to the BJP’s Udit Raj.
The exit polls for the Delhi Meeting election have predicted an enormous win for the Aam Aadmi Celebration.
Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Celebration (AAP) is about for a hat-trick in Delhi with round 56 of 70 meeting seats, predicted NDTV’s ballot of exit polls after voting within the capital on Saturday. An combination of 5 exit polls additionally stated the BJP will win 14 seats and the Congress, zero.
The Congress, nevertheless, is hoping for a turnaround.
“Let others rejoice the exit ballot outcomes. I’m assured that the outcomes on February 11 will startle everybody,” chief spokesperson of Delhi Congress Mukesh Sharma was quoted as saying by information company PTI.