Voting course of in Delhi accomplished, 54 p.c voting until 6 pm

by Jeremy Spirogis
Voting continues for 70 seats in Delhi, S. Jaishankar and Anil Baijal cast votes

Voting was held on 70 seats within the Delhi Assembly elections on Saturday (8 February). With a sluggish turnout in voting, it picked up barely by midday. 54.65 p.c polling was recorded until 6 pm. 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.

One crore 47 lakh 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. <! –

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The districts of 06: 00-11 recorded the very best turnout of 63.Four per cent in North-East Delhi whereas the bottom in New Delhi was 44.29 per cent.

4:36 PM: In the 70-member Delhi Assembly elections, 42.29 p.c of the 1.47 crore voters solid their votes within the first eight hours until Four pm on Saturday.

3:20 PM: Voting within the nationwide capital remained sluggish, Delhi voters solid 30.2% of the votes until Three pm.

As of 03.15-3pm, 30.2 p.c polling was recorded.

03.00 – Former President Pranab Mukherjee solid his vote at a polling station situated at Kamaraj Lane in New Delhi constituency

02.00 – 27.48 p.c voting was recorded until 2 pm.

01.00 – 19.37 p.c polling was recorded until 1 pm.

12.30- Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora solid his vote in Nirvana Bhavan in New Delhi Assembly constituency.

As of 12.05 – 12 midday, 15.68 p.c voting was recorded.

11.08- Congress President Sonia Gandhi solid her vote in Nirman Bhawan sales space. Priyanka Gandhi solid her vote in Lodi State.

10.45- Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and his spouse solid their vote in Nirman Bhavan.

10.35 – President Ram Nath Kovind alongside together with his spouse solid their vote within the Kendriya Vidyalaya current in Rashtrapati Bhavan.

10.31- Congress chief Rahul Gandhi reached to vote at polling cubicles 81 and 82 of Aurangzeb Road.

10.00 – 5.64 p.c voting in Delhi.

09: 56- BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi solid vote at a sales space of South Extension Part-2.

0.945- AAP candidate Raghav Chaddha exercised the franchise at a polling sales space in Rajendra Nagar.

09: 41- Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal voted together with his household from 6 Flag Staff Road Chief Minister's residence, exercised his franchise within the Transport Department of Rajpura Road, only a few minutes from Chief Minister's residence. Before casting his vote, Kejriwal took mom's blessing, touched his ft and got here out to solid his vote.

09: 18- Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu arrives to vote together with her household. After utilizing the franchise, he shared the image on social media.

09: 16- Congress candidate from Chandni Chauke, Alka Lamba solid vote in Tagore Garden Extension. There is a contest between AAP's Prahlad Sahni and BJP's Suman Gupta.

09: 15- Former Vice President Hamid Ansari and senior RSS chief Ramlal exercised their franchise in Nirman Bhavan. Please inform that CM Arvind Kejriwal, BJP's Sunil Yadav and Congress's Romesh Sabharwal are contesting from this seat.

9.02- Union Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan together with his mom Ratan Devi has reached the general public college in Krishna Nagar to solid his vote. Let us know that from right here Anil Goyal of BJP and Ashok Walia of Congress and SK Bagga of AAP are contesting.

8.55- Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal and his spouse Mala Baijal solid their votes at a polling station in Greater Kailash. The present AAP MLA and candidate Saurabh Bhardwaj is contesting from right here towards Shikha Rai of BJP and Sukhbir Pawar of Congress.

08: 35- BJP MP Parvesh Verma exercised his franchise on the polling sales space in Matiala. Here, there’s a contest between Rajesh Gehlot from BJP, Sumesh Shaukeen from Congress and present MLA Gulab Singh Yadav from AAP.

08: 30- There is a protracted queue of voters outdoors Shaheen Bagh of Shaheen Bagh. There is a contest between AAP MLA Amanatullah, Congress's Parvez Hashmi and BJP's Brahm Singh.

08: 25- Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tweeted that the votes have to be solid. There is a particular attraction to all ladies that the accountability of the nation and Delhi can also be in your shoulders as you are taking up the accountability of residence. All of you girls should go to vote and take the boys of your own home too. Do focus on with males that it’s proper to vote.

08: 20- PM Narendra Modi has appealed individuals to vote. He tweeted that today is the voting day for the Delhi Assembly elections. My attraction to all voters is that they take part on this pageant of democracy in most quantity and create a brand new voting report.

08: 15- Union Minister Harsh Vardhan stated in regards to the Delhi election that this can be a combat between reality and untruth.

08: 02- Foreign Minister S Jaishankar used the franchise, he was standing within the queue since morning. Jaishankar solid his vote in Tughlaq Crescent's NDAC School of Science and Humanities. After casting his vote, he stated that it’s the first accountability of each citizen to vote. Get out of the home and use your authority.

7: 55- Before the voting began, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia stated that today the individuals of Delhi will vote for higher training and higher future for his or her youngsters.

According to Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh, 3141 polling cubicles in Delhi have been saved in delicate class. All the 5 cubicles of Shaheen Bagh space have additionally been saved in delicate class. He stated that 1,47,86,382 individuals have the correct to vote in Delhi elections out of which 8105236 are male voters. There are 6680277 feminine voters. 2,32,815 voters are within the age group of 18 to 19 years. There are 132 voters in Delhi whose age is greater than 100 years and the oldest voter is 110 years outdated.

6 The promotional marketing campaign resulted in February

The marketing campaign for the Delhi Assembly elections got here to an finish 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.

Most candidates in New Delhi seat

Maximum 28 candidates are from New Delhi Assembly seat and minimal 4 candidates are in Patel Nagar seat. On the New Delhi seat, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is within the fray as an AAP candidate. In phrases of space, the smallest meeting is Ballimaran and the most important is Narela. The meeting constituency with the least variety of voters is Chandni Chowk and Matiala with the very best variety of voters.

you- BJP And Congress put all its energy in campaigning

On the final day of the election marketing campaign, the star campaigners and candidates of the three main events Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Congress and BJP threw full power and held rallies and street reveals. On behalf of the BJP, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP President JP Nadda led the marketing campaign. At the identical time, Raj Babbar and Shatrughan Sinha took command of the Congress. On behalf of the Aam Aadmi Party, all of the star campaigners, besides Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, got here to the bottom and appealed to the voters to vote.

How many seats whose candidates

In this election, AAP has fielded candidates for all 70 seats. At the identical time, Congress is contesting 66 seats and BJP 67 seats. The BJP has left three seats for its allies. Of this, JDU on two seats and Lok Janshakti Party candidate in a single seat are within the election fray.

Congress is contesting elections in alliance for the primary time

At the identical time, RJD candidates are contesting on 4 seats from the Congress alliance. Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) can also be within the fray this time. Apart from this, the Nationalist Congress Party 5 and different nationwide and registered political events have fielded 249 candidates. At the identical time, 148 impartial candidates are additionally making an attempt their luck.

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