Arguably, this election has the maximum number of environmental activists as candidates. Courtesy, the Aam Admi Party that has fielded more than 400 candidates. Out of this close to 110 are activists working on environmental issues. Are they going to win? Track the counting but these candidates mostly talked about local environmental issues, thus, deflecting the focus from a near presidential-type of elections.
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