NEWS

Delhi assembly election results 2020 live updates

modi-insulted-veteran-leaders-like-advani-by-not-letting-them-contest-lok-sabha-polls:-arvind-kejriwal

Counting of votes for Delhi assembly polls is underway at 21 centres across the city. In what are very early trends, the Aam Aadmi Party is leading in 53 seats, while the BJP is leading in 16. The Congress, which drew a blank the last time, has gained one seat nowhere in early leads. The final voting percentage in the polls was 62.59 percent.

In Delhi’s 70-seat assembly, there are 58 general seats and 12 reserved seats.

In the run-up to the polls, Arvind Kejriwal repositioned himself as a person focussing on the welfare of the people from being a person always at loggerheads with the authorities. Kejriwal declared that the polls will be fought on “kaam ki rajneeti (politics of work)”.

9:50 am: AAP gears up for celebrations

AAP’s party headquarters at Rouse Avenue in Delhi is all set for victory celebrations. In line with exit poll predications, the party is currently leading in at least 50 assembly seats.

Kejriwal will address the volunteers from the terrace of the party headquarters after the results will be clear.

There is also a new banner outside the party office, with the same old slogan “Ache honge paanch saal, Delhi me to Kejriwal” (The coming five years will be good, Kejriwal will be in Delhi).

AAP’s party headquarters at Rouse Avenue in Delhi is all set for victory celebrations. In line with exit poll predications, the party is currently leading in at least 50 assembly seats.

Kejriwal will address the volunteers from the terrace of the party headquarters after the results will be clear.

There is also a new banner outside the party office, with the same old slogan “Ache honge paanch saal, Delhi me to Kejriwal” (The coming five years will be good, Kejriwal will be in Delhi).

9:45 am: Congress hopes for ‘good numbers’

Though the party is currently not leading on any of the Delhi assembly seats, Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra on Tuesday anticipated a good number of seats.

“We have done a lot of hard work…let’s see, I think we should get a good number of seats in this election. All our contestants have worked hard and I am really proud of them,” Chopra told ANI.

9:35 am: ‘No Machine which has a chip is tamper proof’: Digvijay Singh

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh took to Twitter to raise EVM tampering issue as early leads for Delhi assembly election started coming in. He said that no machine which has a chip is tamper proof.

“Would CEC and Hon Supreme Court please have a fresh look on EVM voting in India? We are the largest Democracy in the World, we can’t allow some Unscrupulous People to Hack Results and steal the Mandate of 1.3 Billion People,” tweeted Congress’s Digvijaya Singh.

“No Machine which has a Chip is Tamper Proof. Also please do for a moment think, why no Developed Country uses EVM,” he asked.

9:25 am: Congress’s Mukesh Sharma ‘accepts defeat’ 

“I acknowledge my defeat, thanking all the voters and Congress workers of Vikaspuri constituency and hope that there will be all-round development of the area.

I will continue to fight for the all-round development of Delhi, Vikaspuri and Uttam Nagar constituencies in future also,” Congress candidate from Vikaspuri Mukesh Sharma tweeted as Congress showed no gains in early trends .

9:15 am: BJP’s Kapil Mishra trailing in Model Town

AAP’s rebel leader Kapil Mishra, who joined the BJP in August last year, is contesting from Model Town assembly constituency and was trailing as per early leads.

9:12 am: Alka Lamba trailing in Chandi Chowk

In early trends Alka Lamba, who switched from AAP to Congress last October, is trailing in Delhi’s Chandi Chowk assembly constituency.

9:03 am: ‘Going to register massive win’: AAP’s Sanjay Singh

As early trends show AAP leading in at least 53 seats, party leader Sanjay Singh told agency news ANI to “wait for the final result, we are going to register a massive win.”

8:56 am: Congress ahead in Ballimaran seat 

Improving its tally from 2015, the Congress’s Haroon Yusuf is leading from Ballimaran seat.

8:53 am: Arvind Kejriwal leading from New Delhi 

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is leading from his turf that is New Delhi constituency. BJP’s Sunil Yadav contesting from the seat has said that he wouldn’t contest any further elections if he loses the election.

8:50 am: AAP’s Manish Sisodia at Akshardham counting centre 

As counting of votes is underway Delhi deputy CM and Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Patparganj assembly constituency Manish Sisodia and Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Ravi Negi were seen at the Akshardham centre.

8:45 am:  ‘Not nervous, good day for BJP’: Manoj Tiwari 

Minutes before counting of votes across 70 assembly seats began, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari told news agency ANI he wasn’t nervous and that it is going to be a good day for his party. He was confident of BJP making the next government in Delhi. In early trends the BJP is leading in at least 14 seats.

8:28 am: BJP leads in 13 seats 

The BJP was seen leading in at least 13 seats in early seats. Mundka, Karawal Nagar, Shalimar Bagh were among the key seats BJP is leading in.

8:20 am: In early trends, AAP ahead in 37 seats 

In early trends Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was seen ahead in at least 37 assembly constituencies including ahead in Bawana, Nerela, Badli, Burari, Kirari, Mangol Puri, Wazirpur, Rohtas Nagar, Model Town, Babarpur, Seemapuri, Vikaspuri, Nangloi Jat, Uttar Nagar, Madipur, Chandi Chowk, Sadar Bazar, Gandhi Nagar, Shahdara, Tilak Nagar, Rajouri Garden, Karol Bagh, Ballimaran, Palam, Harinagar, Laxmi Naghra, Kalkaji, Trilokpuri, Okhla, Deoli, Mehrauli, Matiala, and Delhi Cantt.

8:10 AM IST: First leads in favour of AAP 

According to data provided by C-voter, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is leading in 30 seats, while the BJP has a lead in 10 seats.

8:00 AM IST: Counting begins 

Counting of votes for Delhi assembly election has begun.

7:40 AM IST: AAP eyes hat-trick

Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is eyeing a third term in Delhi. The results are not only going to be a referendum on its work in the last five years, but also on AAP’s stature as a political party at the national level. The AAP fielded 46 of its sitting MLAs from the same constituencies they contested in the 2015 polls, keeping in mind their “good work” in their respective areas and their connect with locals.

7:23 AM IST: ‘No crackers during victory celebrations’: Kejriwal’s instructions to AAP workers

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday instructed AAP workers to not burst crackers “during victory celebrations” Party functionaries said though preparations are underway to celebrate the victory in the polls, whose results will be announced on Tuesday, Kejriwal has asked party volunteers not to burst firecrackers as it contributes to pollution.

Other preparations to celebrate the victory, including ordering sweets and namkeens, are also underway at the party headquarters in ITO, they said.

7:10 AM IST: Who’s up against Arvind Kejriwal in New Delhi 

BJP’s Sunil Yadav is up against chief minister Arvind Kejriwal from New Delhi constituency. The BJP leader has declared he would not contest another election if he lost this assembly poll and will only concern himself with organisational matters.

6:33 AM IST: What exit polls have predicted 

All five exit polls have predicted a third term for Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, while the BJP is expected to improve its performance from the 2015 assembly elections when it won only three seats. However, only little is expected to change for Congress, which was in power between 1998 and 2013 but drew a blank in the last assembly polls in 2015.

6:25 AM IST: Arvind Kejriwal eyes third term 

Delhi is all set for results of assembly elections held on February 8. Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP is eying a third term in the national capital. Most exit polls have predicted AAP’s clear win with the party expected to get anything between 47 seats to 68 seats out of the 70 assembly seats.

6:15 am IST: Three-layer security cover at strongrooms The Delhi chief electoral officer (CEO) Ranbir Singh on Monday assured that foolproof security arrangements have been made in and around each of the counting centres. “

A three-layer security cover has been provided at the strongrooms, as per the election commission’s directions. Security around the counting centres and in the areas has also been beefed up,” he said.

6:10 am IST: Over 2600 poll officials involved

As Delhi gears up for poll results, officials from the poll body said that around 2,600 counting staff, including 33 counting observers, are involved in the counting of votes on Tuesday.

6:00 am IST: Counting begins at 8 am

Counting of votes in Delhi assembly election 2020 will begin on Tuesday at 8 am.

Source :

msn

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Most Popular

To Top