The Election Commission (EC) earlier this week announced the date of the upcoming Delhi Assembly Polls. According to the dates announced by Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, Delhi will cast the ballot on February 8 and the results will be announced on February 11. Delhi will witness a three-cornered contest between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress. Political parties are abuzz with campaigning across the national capital with Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari flagging off a bike rally. Here are some glimpses.
The election to the 70-member Delhi Assembly will take place on February 8 and results will be declared on February 11. (Source: Twitter@BJP4Delhi)
Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Delhi Ranbir Singh said there are total 1,46,92,136 voters in Delhi including 80.55 lakh males and 66.35 lakh females. (Source: Twitter@BJP4Delhi)
There are over 11.55 lakh voters in Delhi who come under ‘ASD’ (absent, shifted, deceased) list and added that there were no instructions regarding registration of refugees covered under the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the electoral roll this time. (Source: Twitter@BJP4Delhi)
In 2015, the AAP won election in the state with a majority of 67 of 70 assembly seats. The remaining three seats were won by the BJP. (Source: Twitter@BJP4Delhi)