Hanuman Chalisa, and Jai Sriram slogans in MCD meeting.

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New Delhi: While AAP won the mayoral election in the national capital Delhi, an unexpected incident took place during the election of MCD standing committee members.

BJP councilors recited Hanuman Chalisa and shouted ‘Jai Shri Ram slogans. The councilors raised slogans in protest against the delay in the election of standing committee members. A video related to this is going viral on social media.

Earlier, Aam Aadmi’s Shelly Oberoi had won the MCD mayoral candidate. A total of 266 votes were polled, while Oberoi got 150 votes and BJP candidate Rekha Gupta got 116 votes. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia congratulated Shelly Oberoi on her victory.

Kejriwal and Sisodia tweeted that it was a public victory and thanked the workers and people who won AAP in the Delhi municipal elections. She congratulated Shelley Oberoi, the first woman mayor.