Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: Voting date, poll results, full schedule, frequent FAQs | All you need to know
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The much-anticipated Assembly Elections in Delhi will be held on February 8 and the results will be announced on February 11. The elections in the national capital will see a triangular contest between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress. While the AAP, under the leadership of Arvind Kejriwal, would look to seek another term, the BJP and the Congress would try to make a comeback to the power. In the 2015 assembly polls, the AAP won 67 seats, leaving just three for the BJP.
The Model Code of Conduct has already came into effect. Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, while announcing about the dates, had said that 90,000 policemen will be deployed for the smooth conducting of the election and there are 13,750 polling stations in Delhi.
There are a total of 1,46,92,136 (1.46 crore) voters in Delhi comprising 80.55 lakh males and 66.35 lakh females, said Delhi Chief Electoral Office (CEO) Ranbir Singh.
Here’s the full schedule of the Delhi Assembly Elections:
* January 14: EC to issue election notification
* January 21: Last date of filing nominations
* January 22: Scrutiny of nominations
* January 24: Last date to withdraw nominations
* February 8: Voting day
* February 11: Final counting of votes
* February 22: Term of current Delhi assembly will expire
FAQs for the Delhi Assembly Elections:
Timings: Timings for the voting would be from 7 am to 6 pm.
Requirements for vote registration: A person who is an Indian citizen and is 18 or above is qualified to vote for the Delhi Elections.
How can I register as a voter?
To register as a voter, you would need to fill the Form 6 at the National Voters’ Service Portal (NVSP). You are also required to fill the Form 8 for any change in name, age, photo, EPIC Number and address.
How to check whether my name is on the Delhi voters’ list or not?
For this, you would need to visit the official website of the Delhi Chief Election Office. Visit the Main roll and modification category. The links will take you to the list of constituencies and and various part numbers. The part numbers will show you the constituency details like location, identification and year of revision.
Apart from this, you can also check your on the Delhi voters’ list by visiting electoralsearch.in.
Can I carry my mobile phone inside the polling both?
No, according to the Election Commission rules, a voter is not allowed to carry his/her mobile phone in the polling booth.
Posted By: Aalok Sensharma