Delhi Assembly election 2020: Arvind Kejriwal set to file nomination, begins mega roadshow
Delhi's incumbent chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's roadshow has begun and is on the way to Valmiki temple. After the roadshow, Kejriwal will proceed towards Jamnagar House to file his nomination papers for the upcoming Delhi election.
Arvind Kejriwal sought his parents' blessings ahead of filing nomination from New Delhi's Assembly seat.
The chief minister's wife Sunita Kejriwal is with him on the jeep. This is the first time she has accompanied him on a roadshow.
After the roadshow, he will proceed towards Jamnagar House to file his nomination papers.
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia is also accompanying Kejriwal in the roadshow in Delhi
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) came to power in Delhi in February 2015 by sweeping 67 of the 70 Assembly seats and BJP winning the remaining three seats.
Three parties that are in the fray this election are Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party, Bharatiya Janata Party, and the Indian National Congress.
Chief Election Commissioner of India Sunil Arora in a press conference said the Delhi Assembly Elections would be held on February 8. The counting of votes will take place on February 11.