New Delhi: Even though Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) suffered a small loss in its vote share this assembly election in comparison to the 2015 polls, the party is all set to storm back to power in the national capital. (Delhi Assembly Election 2020 Full Coverage)
As per ABP-CVoter exit poll, AAP is expected to win 49-63 seats. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which emerged as a distant second in the race, is likely to bag 5-19 seats. The Congress, at best, may get 4 seats.
A few days ago, ABP’s C-voter had also conducted an opinion poll in which the ruling AAP was projected to retain power with 45.6 per cent vote share while the BJP was projected to bag 37.1 per cent votes. Congress was predicted to get 4.4 per cent votes.
The single-phase polling for Delhi assembly election 2020 was conducted on Saturday. A total of 57.06 per cent voter turnout was recorded till the time of filing this copy. Notably, the results for the polls will be announced on February 11.
The AAP contested on all the 70 seats, while the BJP fielded its candidates on 67 seats and had left three seats for its allies – two for Janata Dal (United) and one for Lok Janshakti Party (LJP).
On the other hand, Congress contested on 66 seats and gave four seats to its ally Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).
In the election, the ruling AAP is making yet another attempt to return to power, while the BJP is determined to stage a comeback after 20 years. The Congress, which ruled Delhi for 15 years, is expecting a resurgence in its vote share.