New Delhi: The voting for Delhi assembly election 2020 concluded on Saturday, with a total voter turnout recorded to be 61.2 per cent till 8 PM. The voting commenced at 8 AM, and officially concluded at 6 pm. (Delhi Assembly Election 2020 Full Coverage)
A total of 1.4 crore registered voters were expected to exercise their franchise amid high-security today to elect a new government for the national capital.
In the last assembly election, 67.12 per cent voter of voters came out to vote.
As per an Election Commission official, the polling is still underway at some booths. The final voter turnout will only be revealed once the voting is wrapped up.
Further, as per the exit polls, the Aam Aadmi Party will make a comeback and that too with flying colours — with more than 40 seats in 70-seat Assembly of Delhi. The performance of the BJP will be better than in 2015. In 2015, the party won three seats. This time, it may win 20 seats, while the Congress will again draw a blank.
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.