The BJP, which has been ruling the MCD for 10 years, successfully fought anti-incumbency and allegations of corruption with a slick election campaign to win a third straight term by a huge margin.
The AAP was quick to blame ‘faulty EVMs’ for the party’s loss, alleging it was an “EVM wave and not a Modi wave”. Twitter, as usual, was unsparing in criticism of Arvind Kejriwal and the AAP for squarely blaming EVMs for the loss. Here’s a look:
BJP is using AAP's jhaadu to sweep #MCDelections2017. So in essence, it's Kejriwal's victory.
— Nupur (@UnSubtleDesi) April 26, 2017
— Sagnik (@Sangy_Sagnik) April 26, 2017
Arvind Kejriwal accepts complete responsibility for all the seats AAP won today
for Rest he blamed EVMs
— Rishi Bagree (@rishibagree) April 26, 2017
— Mthn (@Being_Humor) April 26, 2017
— NeelanGG Dave (@neelang_dave) April 26, 2017
— Alok Shinde (@AlokSShinde) April 26, 2017
— VisHal (@ImVpatel) April 26, 2017
— durgaprasad (@santdurga) April 26, 2017
— sharanu jawalgi (@sharanu_jawalgi) April 26, 2017