L-R: PM Narendra Modi, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
The curiosity amongst people to grab the slay end result of the elections to the 70-member Delhi Assembly has heightened post-exit polls, that has forecast a substantial make a selection for the ruling AAP, and the prolong in announcement of the closing voter turnout by authorities. The election, largely seen as a combat between the ruling Aam Aadmi Celebration and the BJP, which went aggressive for the duration of the high-octane campaign, was as soon as held on Saturday, sealing the fate of 672 candidates — 593 men and 79 women.
Virtually 24 hours after the polling led to Delhi, the Election Commission on Sunday announced that the closing voter turnout was as soon as 62.59 per cent, 5 per cent decrease than 2015, and asserted that it followed the laid down job to bring collectively records, after the AAP puzzled the “prolong”. Authorities in the Delhi CEO Residing of job are gearing up for the counting of votes and ample preparations were made at the centres unfold across 21 space in the national capital, spanning 11 districts, officials mentioned.
The counting centres will be found at CWG Sports Complex in East Delhi, NSIT Dwarka in West Delhi, Meerabai Institute of Technology and G B Pant Institute of Technology in Southeast Delhi, Sir CV Raman ITI, Dheerpur in Central Delhi, and Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Bawana in North Delhi, amongst diverse locations. There will likely be 33 counting observers, officials mentioned.
Tight security preparations were place in space at diverse centres across the national capital where the counting of votes polled in the high-stakes February 8 Delhi Assembly elections will maintain space on Tuesday. Security personnel saved guard at sturdy rooms storing electronic voting machines (EVMs). Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh, a day sooner than the polls, had mentioned all EVMs were examined they generally’re “foolproof and non-tamperable”.