Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal‘s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has won the Bawana by-poll by a margin of more than 24,000 votes on Monday.
Retaining its seat in a much-needed win, AAP’s Ram Chander gained 59886 votes and defeated Bharatiya Janata Party‘s (BJP), Ved Prakash.
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BJP’s Ved Prakash stood second and ahead of Congress Party with 35834 votes.
What made the competition more interesting is the fact, that Ved Prakash had won Bawana as an AAP candidate in the assembly elections but quit the party just before key civic elections in March this year and joined the BJP.
The by-election was held because Ved Prakash had to resign as a legislator after shifting to the BJP.
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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal talking about his party’s win, tweeted, “Appreciating AAP’s clean politics and the last two and a half years of hard work, I thank the people of Bawana and