Voting is underway for the election of 70 assembly seats in Delhi. By 10 pm, there was 4.33% voting. This year compared to the voting in 2015 the slow turnout is visible after the figures of first two hours. External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, Delhi Deputy Governor Anil Baijal, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan reached out with their family and cast their vote. Apart from this, Justice R Bhanumathi, BJP MP Pravesh Verma had also voted.
Through this election, where the Aam Aadmi Party is hoping to come to power in Delhi for the third time, the BJP is expecting the Delhi government to occupy the throne. The Bharatiya Janata Party which has lost key states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Jharkhand has put a lot of emphasis this time to acquire Delhi. At the same time Congress is also hoping to get success in Delhi this time.
There is a triangular contest between these three parties in Delhi Assembly elections. Voting will begin in Delhi at 8 am on Saturday, which will end at 6 pm. There are a total of 70 assembly seats in Delhi. There are 672 candidates in fray in this election. Today 1.47 crore voters of Delhi will decide who will rule Delhi. The results of the election will be announced on 11 February.