More than 57 p.c turnout in Delhi

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The voting course of in 70 seats for the Delhi Assembly elections has ended. During this time until 6 pm, greater than 57 p.c voters have forged their votes. According to election officers, 57.06 p.c polling has been recorded. However, the ultimate figures haven’t but come out as a consequence of late voting at many polling stations in Delhi. Among the 11 districts, North-East Delhi recorded the very best turnout of 63.four per cent whereas New Delhi recorded the bottom 44.29 per cent.

Addressing a press convention right here, Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh stated, "The polling information is within the public area. It is 57.06 per cent. This is provisional information, as voting has not but taken place in lots of locations. <! – –

                 At many polling stations, there have been lengthy queues even until 6 pm. ''

Peaceful voting

Earlier, Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain stated that the elections have been concluded peacefully and easily. He stated {that a} whole of 672 candidates have been within the fray and greater than 98,000 officers have been deployed. The counting of votes will happen on 11 February.

Luck of 672 candidates imprisoned in EVMs

The voters of Delhi have determined the destiny of 672 candidates in EVMs. The ruling Aam Aadmi Party, BJP and Congress are predominantly within the fray. Aam Aadmi Party is contesting 70 seats, BJP 67 and Congress 66 seats. Extra vigilance was taken at Shaheen Bagh and different delicate polling stations together with strict safety preparations. 13750 polling stations have been arrange.

The promotional marketing campaign ended on 6 February

The marketing campaign for the Delhi Assembly elections ended on 6 February. Where the BJP launched an aggressive propaganda marketing campaign preserving the anti-CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh on the middle. At the identical time, the Aam Aadmi Party vigorously put forth points like electrical energy, water and free bus journey for girls. Along with these two events, the Congress additionally tried its finest to woo voters in its marketing campaign.

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