As the early trends on Wednesday showed a huge win for the Bhartiya Janta Party as AAP and Congress were seen struggling to get the second position in a close fight, Union minister Harsh Vardhan said trends look in tune what he saw during the campaigning.
He also said that people have faith in the policies of the BJP and in the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“Trends look in tune with what I saw during campaigning. People have faith in policies of BJP & leadership of PM,” Dr Harsh Vardhan told ANI.
Counting of votes began this morning for the high-stakes Delhi municipal polls in which over 71 lakh electorates exercised their franchise to choose 270 ward councillors for three corporations.
The elections, which witnessed a fierce battle of ballots among the ruling BJP, the Congress and the AAP, were held on Sunday and today’s results and are likely to have political ramifications beyond the national capital’s borders.
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The Delhi State Election Commission has made all the arrangements to carry out the exercise spread over 35 counting centres, that began at 8 AM.
(With inputs from agencies)