The Indian Express visited these constituencies and tried to gauge the mood of the people on the ground level.
The Aam Aadmi Party won 67 out of 70 seats in the 2015 Delhi Assembly elections. There were only 3 seats where his candidates could not win. These three are the seats of Mustafabad, Vishwasnagar and Rohini. The Indian Express visited these constituencies and tried to gauge the mood of the people on the ground level.
Advocate (55), owner of a mattress shop in Old Mustafabad, said, “There is a Mohalla clinic in Gokulpuri, a short distance from here, but not here.” All work is done there, but nothing happens here. There is one in Shiv Vihar too, but it is far away. ”The current MLA from Mustafabad is Jagdish Pradhan of BJP, this time pitted against Haji Yunus of AAP and Ali Mehndi of Congress. Another businessman at the same place said, “A common complaint of the people is that snatching and eve-teasing cases are increasing. CCTV can help to prevent this. We asked the MLA to get them installed, but there was not a single one.
Like Mustafabad, negotiations started on the establishment of Mohalla clinics from MLA Nidhi in the Swarna Cinema Hall area. A 40-year-old guard said, “We hear a lot about mohalla clinics but the MLA here has not used his funds to construct a single one.” In places like Sangam Vihar, people do not have to go through far-flung traffic to treat the common cold or viral fever. ”Addressing a rally in the constituency on Sunday, CM Arvind Kejriwal called on the BJP MLA to block development works Was accused of. “Last time, entire Delhi voted for AAP but the people of Vishwas Nagar voted for OP Sharma of BJP.
In Rohini this time too, BJP has fielded Vijendra Gupta against AAP’s Rajesh Naam Bansiwala and Congress’ Sumesh Gupta. A businessman in a mall in Sector 9, A Bhatia said, “Usually no one cares about the apartment complex, but Gupta has built many guard rooms in such apartments in Rohini. They got the parks built. Get rubber tracks made. All these development works were liked by the people. ”Ajay (40), owner of stationery shop in Sector 15, said,“ Women and children are afraid to come here because there are many cases of snatching. People have requested the MLA to install CCTV, but have not installed it yet. ”The market does not even have toilets. CCTV is installed in nearby Pitampura where there are AAP MLAs. ”