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Assembly Elections 2019: Haryana Records 65 Per Cent Voter Turnout, Says Election Commission

Haryana Assembly Elections: The Key Parties In The Fray Are The Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), The Congress And Indian National Lok Dal.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 21 Oct 2019, 08:36:26 PM
Haryana Assembly Elections: Nearly 1.83 crore voters including 1.07 lakh service voters are eligible to exercise their right to franchise.

New Delhi:

Haryana Assembly Elections: The polls to the 90-member assembly are underway in Haryana. Nearly 1.83 crore voters including 1.07 lakh service voters are eligible to exercise their right to franchise. The key parties in the fray are the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress and Indian National Lok Dal. Over 89 lakh young voters under 40 years of age are likely to play a crucial role in the polls. According to the Election Commission data, there are 89,42,668 voters who fall in this category, which forms a major chunk of over 1.83 eligible voters in the state. There are over 3.82 lakh voters, many of them first-timers, who fall in the age group of 18-19 years while over 40 lakh are 20-29 years of age.

“There are 3,82,446 voters in the age group of 18 to 19 years, while 40,67,413 electorates are in the age group of 20 to 29 years. As many as 44,92,809 voters fall in the bracket of 30 to 39 years,â€Â Haryana’s Chief Electoral Officer Anurag Agarwal said. Of the over 1.83 crore voters, over 85 lakh are women besides 252 transgenders. There are 1.7 lakh service voters. As many as 1,169 candidates, including 105 women, are in the fray these elections.

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First Published : 21 Oct 2019, 07:37:46 AM