New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: As per India Today-Axis My India exit poll, AAP is set to win 9-10 seats in South Delhi, whereas BJP will once again be limited to 0-1 seats.

 

Polling across 70 Assembly seats ended in Delhi with 55.18 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 6 pm. Northeast Delhi registered highest voter turn out with 62.75 per cent of votes, while the New Delhi area registered the lowest turnout with 49.75 per cent.

 

The national capital is witnessing a triangular contest among the ruling AAP, which won a landslide majority in the last elections, the BJP and the Congress.

 

In South Delhi district, 53.15 per cent of voter turnout was recorded till 5:30 pm. Among the areas in South Delhi, Malviya Nagar witnessed highest voting percentage with 59.20 per cent of voters coming out to exercise their right. Chhatarpur and Mehrauli witnessed 48.80 per cent and 46.59 per cent of voter turnout till 5:30 pm respectively.

 

While on the two SC seats of Deoli and Ambedkar Nagar, 59.19 and 52.75 per cent of voter turnout was recorded till 5:30 pm.

 

Whereas, in South-east district, 52.35 per cent of voter turnout was recorded till 5:30 pm. While Sangam Vihar recorded the highest voter turn out with 59.88 per cent, Jangpura area is at the bottom with only 43.35 per cent of votes. In Kasturba Nagar, Kalkaji, Tughlakabad and Badarpur area 49.19, 53.82, 54.30 and 53.99 per cent voter turnout was recorded. While on Okhla 50.05 per cent of voter turnout was recorded amid tight security in view of the anti-CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh.

 

 

Meanwhile in Southwest district 54.69 per cent of voter turnout was recorded till 5:30 pm. Najafgarh, Dwarka, Palam were among the highest in south-west Delhi with 68, 66 and 58 per cent of voter turnout. While Uttam Nagar, Matiala and Bijwasan recorded 49, 47 and 46 per cent of voter turnout till 5:30 pm.

 

 

Over 1.47 crore people are eligible to exercise their franchise in the polls that will decide the fate of 672 candidates in 70 assembly constituencies. Out of the 70 seats, AAP is contesting on all 70 seats, while the BJP has fielded its candidates on 67 seats and has left three seats for its allies -- two for JD-U and one for LJP. On the other hand, Congress is contesting on 66 seats and has given four seats to its ally RJD.

Posted By: Talib Khan