Delhi Election 2020 Voting Live Updates: Polling concludes, 57.05% estimated turnout — highest voting in North East, lowest in New Delhi

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Updated: February 8, 2020 8:15:01 pm

Delhi Election Live Update, Delhi Election Voting Live Streaming: Over 1.47 crore people are eligible to exercise their franchise in the polls that will decide the fate of 672 candidates. Around 2.33 lakh voters are in the age group of 18-19, 2.04 lakh voters are senior citizens aged 80, while there are 11,608 service voters.

Delhi Election Live Update, Delhi Election 2020 Voting LiveDelhi Assembly Election 2020 Voting Live: Polling underway across all 70 Assembly seats in Delhi.

Delhi Election 2020 Voting Live Updates: Polling for all 70 assembly seats concluded with an estimated 57.05 per cent turnout. The voter turnout has recorded a sharp decline as compared to 2015, when over 67 per cent voting was recorded. As per election commission, North Delhi recorded the highest turnout while the lowest voting happened in New Delhi.

Delhi Election Exit Poll 2020 LIVE: Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP predicted to win 9 of 10 seats in West Delhi

Over 1.47 crore people were eligible to exercise their franchise in the polls who will decide the fate of 672 candidates. Around 2.33 lakh voters were in the age group of 18-19, 2.04 lakh voters were senior citizens aged 80, while there were 11,608 service voters.

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    20:15 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Amit Shah calls a meeting on Delhi Elections

    Home Minister Amit Shah has called a meeting at 8:30 pm at Pandit Pant Marg on DelhiElections. Party leaders including Vijay Goel, Prakash Javadekar, Hardeep Singh and Nityanand Rai will be present, according to news agency ANI.

    20:10 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Exit polls will fail, BJP will win 48 seats: Manoj Tiwari

    BJP DElhi chief Manoj Tiwari says that his party will win 48 seats. He adds that exit poll numbers are not in line with party expectations. 

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    20:10 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Exit polls will fail, BJP will win 48 seats: Manoj Tiwari

    BJP DElhi chief Manoj Tiwari says that his party will win 48 seats. He adds that exit poll numbers are not in line with party expectations. 

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    19:56 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    We are winning, says Manish Sisodia after polling ends

    Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia says that his party will win. 

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    19:50 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election LIVE: Exit Polls predict sweep for AAP

    Times Now- Ipsos: AAP-47, BJP-23, Congress-0ABP News-C Voter: AAP-49-63, BJP-5-19, Congress-0-4

    Republic TV-Jan Ki Baat: AAP-48-61, BJP-9-21, Congress-0-1TV9 Bharatvarsh-Cicero: AAP-54, BJP-15, Congress-1

    19:28 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election LIVE: Till now voter turnout is 57.06%

    Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh said:  Till now voter turnout is 57.06%, it is tentative data as voting is still underway at some polling booths. 

    19:12 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Polling concludes, 56.93% estimated turnout — highest voting in North East, lowest in New Delhi

    Delhi Polling has concluded and total estimated turnout is 56.93%, lower than the numbers witnessed in 2015. Highest voting is recorded in North East and  lowest in New Delhi. 

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    18:57 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election 2020: Voting concludes, visuals from Shaheen Bagh

    Delhi Election 2020: Voting concludes; visuals from polling booth in Shaheen Public School, Shaheen Bagh.

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    18:17 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election LIVE: 54.65% turnout recorded till 6 pm

    Delhi Polls: 54.65% voter turn out reported from Delhi by 6:00 PM.

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    18:14 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election LIVE: Every vote counts, come out and vote, Pranab Mukherjee to voters

    Former President Pranab Mukherjee today urged the people to come out and vote. He sad: "Every election is important. Every vote is essential and it counts. I urge my fellow citizens in #Delhi to come out and vote in large numbers and participate in the strengthening of our Democracy."

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    17:57 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Polls LIVE: Voter Turnout details from 11 districts

    Delhi Election LIVE: Polling for all 70 constituencies is currently underway. Here's the voter turnout details from the 11 districts.

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    17:50 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election LIVE: Polling marginally up, 52.95 turnout recorded till 5:30 pm

    Delhi Polls LIVE: Polling has marginally improved but still lower than what was expected. Till 5:30 pm, just over 52 per cent voting was recorded. The lowest turnport was reported in New Delhi. 

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    17:32 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Elections LIVE: Latest visuals from Shaheen Bagh

    DelhiElections 2020 LIVE: Polling is underway at Shaheen Bagh. Here, AAP's Amanatullah, who is the sitting MLA, is up against Congress leader Parvez Hashmi and BJP's Brahm Singh Bidhuri.

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    17:23 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election LIVE: Giriraj Singh explains what happened yesterday

    Union Minister Giriraj Singh today responded to AAP's allegations that he distributed money to influence voters. He said: "I had just gone to the shop to buy some stuff. The shopkeeper is a known person. It has been done to raise an issue of Bihari vs non-Bihari."

    17:15 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election LIVE: All in numbers

    Delhi Polls LIVE: Polling is currently underway for the 70 assembly constituencies. Here's all you wanted to know in numbers. 

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    17:08 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election LIVE: 44.52% voter turn out by 5 PM

    Delhi POlls LIVE: Just one hour is left before the polling ends to Delhi Assembly Election 2020. So far, 44.52% voter turn out has been recorded. The highest voting recorded in North East Delhi.

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    17:01 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election LIVE: BJP will win 45-50 seats, says Parvesh Sahib Singh

    Delhi Polls LIVE:  BJP MP Parvesh Sahib Singh says that his party will win 45-50 seats. He says people are saying that they will make sure BJP wins 45-50 seats. 

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    16:41 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election LIVE: MP Parvesh Sahib Singh urges people to vote for BJP

    Parvesh Sahib Singh: "If the people of Shaheen Bagh can shout vote for the AAP party, then the people of Delhi too come out of your homes and vote for the nationalist party."

    16:21 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Police, paramilitary personnel conduct flag marches in parts of Delhi

    Delhi Election LIVE: Delhi Police and paramilitary personnel conducted flag marches in sensitive areas in parts of Delhi. Speaking to PTI, Joint Commissioner of Police (Eastern Range) Alok Kumar said that the personnel, including senior officers, conducted flag marches in sensitive areas. 'They also conducted patrolling on motorcycles. PCR and quick response teams have also been deployed at sensitive areas' Among the areas where flag marches were conducted are Brij Puri, Kalyanpuri, Trilokpuri, Seemapuri, Khajuri Khass, Jaffrabad, Mustafabad, Krishna Nagar and Mayur Vihar in northeast Delhi, Shahdara and other east Delhi areas. 

    15:59 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election LIVE: 40.51% turnout recorded till 3:30 pm

    Delhi Election: Peaceful poling underway,  40.51% turnout recorded till 3:30 pm. 

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    15:45 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election 2020: Arvind Kejriwal, Smriti Irani trade barbs over CM's tweet for women voters

    Delhi Poll LIVE: Arvind Kejriwal and Smriti Irani traded barbs on Twitter after the AAP leader issued a "special appeal" to woman voters and asked them to discuss with men as to who could be the right choice for votes. Irani took a swipe at Kejriwal, asking if he does not consider women capable enough to decide for themselves who to vote for. Later, Kejriwal said the women of Delhi have decided who to vote for. "And this time in Delhi, women have decided their family's choice for votes. After all they have to run their household," he added. 

    15:26 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election LIVE: Sharp dip in voting, just 32.50% polling till 3 pm

    Delhi Polls LIVE: Delhi has witnessed a sharp decline in voter turnout with just 32.50 per cent polling till 3 pm. In the last assembly pollsheld in 2015, the total voter turnout was 67.14 per cent. It was higher than the number recorded in 2013,when 65.86 per cent voting was recorded. This time, the turnout is expected to be lower than what was seen in 2015. 

    15:05 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election LIVE: 29.5 % Voter turnout by 2:50 pm

    Delhi Assembly Election LIVE: Polling is underway for 70 assembly constituencies.

    29.5 % Voter turnout by 2:50 pm. 

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    15:00 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    President Kovind and his wife Savita Kovind cast their votes

    President Kovind and his wife Savita Kovind proudly display their mark of indelible ink after casting their votes, at Rajendra Prasad Kendriya Vidyalaya polling booth within the Rashtrapati Bhavan complex in the Delhi Assembly Elections. 

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    14:55 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Poll LIVE: Pranab Mukherjee cast his vote

    Former President Pranab Mukherjee cast his vote at a polling station at Kamraj lane in New Delhi Constituency. #DelhiElections

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    14:44 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election LIVE: 28.79% turnout recorded till 2 pm

    An estimated 28.79 per cent of the 1.47 crore eligible voters have exercised their franchise till 2 pm in the elections to the 70 Delhi Assembly seats. Among the districts where highest polling is recorded are North East (34.82%), East Delhi (31.56%), and North Delhi (28.96%). The central Delhi recorded just 25.77% voting till 2 pm. 

    14:31 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    My sixth sense is saying BJP will form govt: Manoj Tiwari

    Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari: “I have blessings of my brother and the people of Delhi. We have been waiting for our victory here for the past few years. My sixth sense is saying that BJP will form the government. BJP will form the government in Delhi by winning by more than 50 seats.”

    13:49 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    What Alka Lamba has to say on arguments with AAP candidate

    Alka Lamba: "As soon as I came out from polling booth I saw son of AAP candidate arguing with the police over getting admission inside polling booth. At that moment, an AAP worker Harmesh used abusive language against me. Thank the police who arrested him immediately."

    13:28 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Gandhi family votes for Delhi Elections 2020 - see pics

    Sonia, Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh cast their votes for the Delhi Elections 2020. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Robert Vadra and their son Raihan Rajiv Vadra who is a first-time voter, cast their vote at booth no 114 and 116 in Lodhi Estate.

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    13:14 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Election Commission: 17.26 per cent voting as yet in Delhi

    Election Commission: 17.26 per cent voting as yet in Delhi. Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, Election Commissioners Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra cast their votes during Delhi Assembly Elections today.

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    12:53 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Polling LIVE: Security personnel hold flag march in Brij Puri

    Delhi: Police and paramilitary force personnel hold flag march in Brij Puri. Jt CP Eastern Range Alok Kumar says, 'There's adequate arrangement in place for smooth conduct of polls. All senior officers along with the forces patrolling the area. PCR and QRTs deployed at sensitive areas'.

    12:40 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election 2020 Live: Flag march at Brij Puri

    Police and paramilitary force personnel hold flag march in Brij Puri area of the national capital, as Assembly olls are on in the national capital.

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    12:15 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    CEC Sunil Arora casts his vote

    Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Aroracasts vote at Nirman Bhawan in New Delhi. Delhi CM and AAP candidate Arvind Kejriwal is contesting from here. Among in main rival in the fray are BJP's Sunil Yadav and Congress' Romesh Sabharwal.

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    12:05 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    BJP mocking me for reciting 'Hanuman Chalisa': Arvind Kejriwal

    Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Admi Party (AAP) chief Kejriwal has accused the BJP of mocking at him ever since he recited the 'Hanuman Chalisa' on a TV channel.जब से मैंने एक TV चैनल पे हनुमान चालीसा पढ़ा है, भाजपा वाले लगातार मेरा मज़ाक़ उड़ा रहे हैं। कल मैं हनुमान मंदिर गया।आज भाजपा नेता कह रहे हैं कि मेरे जाने से मंदिर अशुद्ध हो गया। ये कैसी राजनीति है? भगवान तो सभी के हैं। भगवान सभी को आशीर्वाद दें, भाजपा वालों को भी।सबका भला हो— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) February 8, 2020

    11:58 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election 2020 Live: LK Advani casts vote

    BJP veteran LK Advani and daughter Pratibha cast their votes at a polling booth on Aurangzeb lane. Assembly polls are being hold briskly in Delhi, which began at 8 am in the morning.

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    11:48 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Everyone should come out to vote: Priyanka Gandhi

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has urged voters in the national capital to come and vote. "Everyone should come out and vote. It is extremely important. Don't be lazy", she is quoted as saying by ANI.

    11:45 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Minor scuffle breaks out between Congress and AAP workers

    A minor scuffle broke out between Congress and AAP workers near Majnu Ka Teela, after Congress Congress candidate Alka Lamba tries to slap an AAP worker. AAP says will complain to Election Commission.  

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    11:28 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Taapsee Pannu casts vote with family in Delhi

    Actress Taapsee Pannu casts vote with family in Delhi. She said, 'every vote counts'.

    11:24 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Rahul Gandhi casts votes

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi casts vote at polling booth number 81 and 82 at Aurangzeb Road.

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    11:23 (IST)08 Feb 2020
    Delhi Election 2020 Live: Manmohan Singh casts vote

    Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Singh cast their vote at Nirman Bhawan in New Delhi assembly constituency.

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    Delhi Assembly Election 2020: A view of a polling booth. (Photo: ANI)The Delhi Legislative Assembly has 70 seats. A political party or an alliance needs the support of at least 36 MLAs to claim majority. The results will be declared on February 11. The tenure of the current assembly expires on February 22. The high-stakes election is being fought between the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress. In the previous Assembly held in 2015, the Aam Aadmi Party had pulled a stunning win, bagging 67 of the 70 seats. The BJP won just 3 seats and the Congress drew a blank.
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