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Who is Shaili Oberoi, who has been elected as the new mayor of Delhi?

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Who is Shaili Oberoi, who has been elected as the new mayor of Delhi?

Feb 22, 2023 at 06:39 pm
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Who is Shaili Oberoi, who has been elected as the new mayor of Delhi?
Shelly Oberoi elected mayor of Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) candidate Shaili Oberoi has been elected as the new Mayor of Delhi.

He defeated his rival and BJP candidate Rekha Gupta by 34 votes. In the election held on Wednesday, Oberoi got 150 votes while Gupta could manage only 116 votes.

Delhi gets its first woman mayor in 10 years in Oberoi. Let us know in detail about the new mayor of Delhi.

Oberoi became a councilor for the first time

Shaili Oberoi joined AAP in 2013 and is a corporator from East Patel Nagar (Ward 86) in Delhi. He had won over BJP candidate Deepali Kapoor by just 269 votes.

Oberoi contested the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections for the first time and surprised everyone by winning from the area dominated by former Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta.

Shelly has been an assistant professor in DU

Shaili Oberoi, 39, has been an assistant professor at Delhi University (DU). He holds a PhD in Philosophy from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). He did his post graduation in commerce from Himachal Pradesh University.

A brilliant student, Shaili is also a life member of the Indian Commerce Association (ICA). He has also received many awards in various conferences at national and international level.

How much property does Oberoi have?

According to the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) report, Shelly Oberoi has assets worth Rs 23.69 lakh.

According to the affidavit filed by Oberoi at the time of MCD elections, he has jewelery worth Rs 1.75 lakh and insurance worth Rs 8.86 lakh. Apart from this, he has total deposits of Rs 7.19 lakh in banks, financial institutions and non-banking financial companies. He also has total cash of Rs.12,500.

Shelly had filed a petition in the Supreme Court

Let us tell you that Shelly Oberoi had also filed a petition in the Supreme Court for conducting the election of Mayor in a fair and time-bound manner. He had alleged that the nominated councilors do not have the right to vote in the elections, but the BJP wants them to vote.

After this, the Supreme Court in its order directed to complete the elections in the next meeting and said that the councilors nominated by the Lieutenant Governor would not be able to vote.

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