Delhi Assembly poll on Feb 8, counting of votes on Feb 11
The Election Commission of India on Monday announced that Delhi would go to polls on February 8 in a single phase.
New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday announced that Delhi would go to polls on February 8 in a single phase.
The counting of votes will take place on February 11.
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Delhi assembly elections: Date of poll is 8th February, 2020 and counting of votes will take place on 11th February. pic.twitter.com/1mv9Sa59ep— ANI (@ANI) January 6, 2020
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora told media persons that total electors in the NCT of Delhi are 1.46 crore and polling will be held at 13,750 polling stations.
CEC: New concept of absentee voters introduced,enables those voters to take part in polls who are not able to come to polling stations due to physical circumstances or unavoidable reasons. PWDs & Sr citizens above 80 yrs can either vote in person or vote through postal ballot https://t.co/bjc8itbo35— ANI (@ANI) January 6, 2020
He said that 90,000 officials will be deployed in the election process.
In 2015 polls, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) swept the polls by winning 67 seats while the BJP was decimated to three seats in 70-member Delhi Assembly.
The Congress party, which was in power for 15 years in Delhi between 1998 to 2013, failed to secure any seat. (ANI)