Delhi Election Result 2020 LIVE: Under the leadership of Arvind Kejriwal, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) registered thumping victory in Delhi Assembly elections. Reports have claimed that Kejriwal will take oath on February 14. The counting of votes for 70 Vidhan Sabha seats began at 8 AM today amid tight security.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was confident of repeating its success of 2015, when it stormed to power winning 67 of the total 70 seats in the national capital. The party is banking on its work over the last five years like free electricity and water, an upgrade of the government-run schools and the introduction of mohalla clinics.
Besides, State BJP chief Manoj Tiwari had also exuded confidence of winning 48 seats. The BJP had rubbished the exit polls prediction saying that they are not exact polls.
“Exit Polls are not the exact poll. I want to give an example that in 2019, exit polls were giving 220 seats to NDA whereas BJP alone won 303 seats. I am sure BJP will perform well”, BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi had stated.
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Exit Polls Predictions
Almost all exit polls predicted landslide victory for AAP, and little change in the fortunes of the Congress, which had ruled the city between 1998 and 2013 but drew a blank in the 2015 polls.
A survey by ABP-C-Voter has predicted massive victory for AAP with 49-63 seats. BJP+ and Congress+ are projected to win 5-19 and 1-2 seats respectively.
The India Today-Axis poll forecast 59-68 seats for the AAP and 2-11 for the BJP.
The Times Now-Ipsos exit poll predicted that Kejriwal will retain power with the AAP winning 47 seats against 23 for the BJP.
The Republic-Jan ki Baat survey gave the AAP 48-61 seats and the BJP 9-21 seats. The TV9 Bharatvarsh-Cicero predicted 52-64 seats for the AAP and 6-16 for the BJP. An exit poll put out by Neta-NewsX said the AAP may win 53-57 seats and the BJP 11-17.
21 strong rooms across the city
Meanwhile, the Election Commission has established 21 strong rooms across the city to keep the EVMs after the polling completed on Saturday. The 21 strong rooms are situated in nine of the 11 districts of the city.
The districts with two strong rooms are — North, South West, South East, and Shahdara. There is one strong room each in New Delhi, South, East, North East and North West districts.
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