The first meeting of the newly elected MCD will take place on January 6 next year, sources said.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won the MCD polls with 134 seats, ending the 15-year rule of the BJP in the prestigious municipal corporation and reducing the Congress to just nine seats in a house of 250.

“Delhi LG, V.K. Saxena, in the exercise of powers vested in him vide Section 73 of the Delhi Municipal Corporation Act, 1957, has approved the proposal to convene the first meeting of the newly elected Corporation on Friday, January 6, 2023,” a source said.

The proposal to convene the first meeting of the MCD was moved by the Commissioner (MCD) on December 12, to the Urban Development Department, requesting for LG’s approval.

“Thereafter, the file approved by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who is also Minister (Urban Development) and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, was received in Raj Niwas on December 14 and the LG accorded his approval on the same day itself,” the source added.

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