Delhi polls ends, 54.65 % voter turnout recoreded till 6 PM
Delhi recorded 54.65 % voter turnout in state assembly elections on Saturday with long queues of voters being seen outside many booths.
New Delhi: Delhi recorded Delhi recorded 54.65 % voter turnout in state assembly elections on Saturday with long queues of voters being seen outside many booths.
Prominent among those who cast their votes were President Ram Nath Kovind, former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Vice President Hamid Ansari, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, BJP leader LK Advani, and Union Ministers Harsh Vardhan and S Jaishankar.
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also cast their votes.
Over 1.4 crore people are eligible to cast their votes including 81,05,236 male voters and 66,80,277 female voters. There are 869 third gender voters.
The contest is largely triangular between the ruling Aam Aadmi Party, BJP and Congress. Both BJP and Congress have given a few seats to their allies.
AAP had secured a landslide victory in the last polls winning 67 seats.
The results will be declared on February 11. (ANI)