Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: Voting over, exit polls predict AAP Victory
Despite a high intensity campaign, the voter turnout for the Delhi election has been low. Just 54.02 per cent people turned up to vote till 5 pm. The corresponding figure in 2015 was 63.5 per cent. The single phase polls in the National Capital territory of Delhi ended at 6 pm on Saturday across 2688 polling stations and 70 constituencies.
According to the Election Commission of India app, the voter turnout till 5:30 PM was recorded as follows:
North West Delhi – 51.50%
North East Delhi – 62.20%
South Delhi – 53.15%
Central Delhi – 53.05%
South West Delhi – 52.48%
East Delhi – 56.08%
West Delhi– 54.88%
North Delhi – 52.68%
New Delhi – 49.40%
Exit polls predict easy win for APP
Exit polls for the Delhi assembly election on Saturday forecast a comfortable victory for the ruling Aam Aadmi Party despite a likely rise in tally for the BJP in the 70-member House.
The Times Now-Ipsos exit polls predicted that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will retain his chair with the AAP winning 44 seats against 26 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 54 seats for the AAP, 15 for the BJP and one for the Congress.
The exit polls predicted little improvement in the fortunes of the Congress which could not bag any seat in the 2015 polls.
The AAP had scored an overwhelming victory in the 2015 polls, winning 67 seats and reducing the BJP to three.