New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Voting in Delhi ended at 6 pm on Saturday. The total voter turnout recorded at the end of the polling was at 59.46 per cent according to Voter Turnout app of Election Commission. The voting percentage went up by over 10 per cent in the last one hour. It was 44.52 per cent at 5 pm.

After the end of polling, ABP-CVoter exit poll revealed the results of its exit poll survey for the Delhi Assembly Elections 2020.

According to the exit poll, the BJP is expected to get between 3-17 seats. While the ABP’s exit poll also predicted that the Aam Aadmi Party will retain its power in the national capital with around 51-65 seats. On the other hand, the exit poll suggested that Congress is likely to get between 0-3 seats.

Voting percentage improved extensively to over 59 per cent by 6 pm as Delhiites queued up to cast their votes for the Assembly election on Saturday, poll officials said. The turnout was low considering that only three hours of voting hours were left, they said.

The polling was smooth and police maintained a strict vigil in sensitive areas. Delhi Police personnel, along with paramilitary force, conducted flag marches in sensitive areas of northeast Delhi, Shahdara and east Delhi. There were long queues outside some polling booths in areas dominated by minorities such as Jaffrabad, Shaheen Bagh, Seelampur and Jamia Nagar.

 

In the 2015 assembly elections, the national capital had recorded a voter turnout of 67.08 per cent. Of the 11 districts, northeast recorded highest 50.75 per cent of voting, while New Delhi recorded 40.63 per cent, the lowest.

Posted By: Talib Khan