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    Delhi Polls: 21 Centres Set Up For Counting Of Votes On Feb 11

    The exit poll results predicted landslide majority of the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP

    As many as 21 centres for counting of votes on February 11th, 2020 have been set up in Delhi. As per the Election Commission of India (ECI), the voter turnout for Delhi Assembly elections held on February 8th, 2020 was 62.59 per cent.

    The counting will start from 8 am onwards. 21 centres for counting of votes will have a dedicated hall for every constituency.

    Over 1.47 crore eligible voters (81,05,236 are male, 66,80,277 female and 869 transgender) will decide the fate of 672 candidates which has seen a triangular contest among the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), opposition BJP and the Congress.

    The exit poll results predicted landslide majority of the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP. While the exit polls show that BJP is likely to improve its tally, the AAP will be the clear winner projecting anywhere between 50-55 seats in the 70-member Delhi Assembly.

    While AAP is contesting all the 70 seats without forging any alliance, the Congress has fielded 68 candidates and left two seats for its ally – Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal. The BJP is contesting from 67 seats and left the other seats for its ally Janata Dal (United) and Lok Janshakti Party.

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