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Delhi is all set to decide the fate of 673 candidates who are in the fray for the Delhi Assembly Elections 2015. According to the Election Commission of India, all the necessary arrangements have been done for the polls at the 12,177 polling stations, of which 714 have been identified as ‘critical’ and 191 as ‘highly critical’. For the first time, indelible ink will be applied with brush instead of a wooden stick at the polling booths. The electoral battle is mainly being fought between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Indian National Congress (INC). (Read: Delhi Assembly Elections Opinion Poll Results 2015: Arvind Kejriwal wins chief ministerial race; AAP-BJP neck-to-neck) Also Read - Uttar Pradesh Elections 2022: Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh Among Congress' 30 Star Campaigners. List Here

“As many as 95,000 government officials have been roped in for election duty to ensure smooth conduct of the polling process. Besides, adequate numbers of security personnel will be deployed at all polling booths,” Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Chandra Bhushan Kumar said to PTI. The polling will begin at 8 am IST on February 7. Also Read - "Pakistan's PM Urged Me To Induct Sidhu In Cabinet", Says Former CM Amarinder Singh Ahead Of Punjab Assembly Election | WATCH

Here is the complete polling information about Delhi Assembly Elections 2015:

S. No.

Item

Number of Assembly

Constituencies going on poll=70

1.

Total ElectorsMale – 73, 89,089 Female – 59, 19,127 Others –      862 Service- 5110 NRI Voters: 27——————————Total  –     1,33,14,215

2

Electors Age group 18-19Male= 1,46,114 Female=81,202Others =  0Total=    2,27,316

3

Number Types of Assembly  ConstituenciesGeneral : 58 SC :12 ST:NIL

4

Total number of Candidates

673

5

Assembly Constituencies  having more than 16 candidates

02 (AC-02 (Burari)-18 Candidates

(AC-21 (Matia Mahal) -17 Candidates

6

Assembly Constituencies  having more than 32 candidates

Nil

7

Total Number of Female candidates

63

8

No. and Name of the AssemblyConstituency with maximum No. of  Candidates

AC-02 (Burari)- 18

9

No. & Name of the AssemblyConstituency with  minimum number of Candidates

AC- 48 (Ambedkar Nagar) – 04

10

Party-wise list of candidates:

BJP

69

BSP

70

CPI

05

CPM

03

INC

70

NCP

09

AAP

70

Registered Political Parties (other then recognised National and State)

179

Independents

198

Total

673

11

Largest Assembly constituencyElectorate wise

AC-31 (Vikas Puri) – 3,25,246

12

Smallest Assembly constituency Electorate wise

AC- 20 (Chandani Chowk) – 1,13,777

13

Number of General, Expenditure, Police & Awareness Observers  deployedGeneral Observers -70 Expenditure Observers  – 18 Police  Observers-  03 Awareness Observers Nil Micro Observers-1311 (Including Reserve)                   –

14

No. of Polling Personnel deployed ( approx)

65,791

15

No. of  Polling Stations

11763+ 320 (Anxiliary)= 12,083

16.

Number of EVMs to be used in the electionsControl Units –   12,083Ballot Units –      12, 425

(Source:PIB)

Some opinion polls have given AAP a clear majority while a few have predicted BJP’s win. BJP leaders rejected pre-poll projections and claimed they would achieve a clear majority, while AAP expressed confidence of coming in to power again. The results of the Delhi Assembly Elections 2015 will be declared on February 10.

Edited by Shweta Parande