Former RSS pracharak Govindacharya complains to EC against BJP advertisements
Shakur Basti: 42.89
Voting turnout till 3pm:
Central Delhi: 49.3
East Delhi 53.03
New Delhi: 46.13
North Delhi: 50.66
North East: 54.45
North West: 51.59
South West: 52.99
Delhi has recorded 51.5 per cent voting turn out till 3 pm
Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s daughter Priyanka casts vote. She says, “Arvind Kejriwal is an important factor but he has lots to learn from Congress party. Everybody learns from everybody.”
40 percent voting has been recorded till 2 pm in Delhi
BJP President Amit Shah holds meeting with party leaders to assess voting in Delhi. Senior leaders Dharmendra Pradhan, Prabhat Jha, Ravi Shankar Prasad among others present in the meeting. Sources say if the voting percentage crosses 65 per cent, it means people across the society are voting and it’s good news for the BJP.
AAP files complaint to Election Commission against BJP’s Kiran Bedi for violating model code of conduct in Krishna Nagar constituency by holding padhyatra and asking for votes.
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says, “People are coming out and voting for a strong government and effective governance. That’s why there is a desperation in AAP.”
35.82 per cent voting recorded till 1 PM. Polling percentage – Central Delhi 32.32 per cent, East Delhi 37.41 per cent, New Delhi 32.78 per cent, North Delhi 34 per cent, North East Delhi 38.62 per cent, South Delhi 35.08 per cent, South West Delhi 37.30 per cent, West Delhi 35.84 per cent.
BJP candidate from New Delhi constituency Nupur Sharma calls AAP an anti-woman party. She alleges that AAP volunteers tried to manhandle her and her girl collegues around 11.45 AM at Princess Park near India Gate. “My uncle’s daughter was manhandled. If it would have been me, I would have created a big issue,” says Nupur.
Maneka Gandhi casts her vote
24 per cent voters exercise their franchise till noon
“Vote for those who do honest politics and can stop bribery…..those parties who have distributed liquor, don’t vote for them. Don’t vote for the parties those call poll promises a political metaphor,” tweets Kejriwal.
Delhi Police denies BJP candidate arrested from Mangolpuri or involved in liqour seizure as claimed by AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, say sources
Union Minister MP Maneka Gandhi casts her vote at Nirman Bhawan, says, “I hope we win.”
Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit confident of the party faring well in the poll. “We will do very well. Surveys are some indication but not the reflection of true picture. Strangely people call AAP a secular front but it”s not. We have to be equidistant from both,” says Dikshit.
Former Delhi CM Smt. Sheila Dikshit casts her vote #DelhiVotes pic.twitter.com/EOzUjyNLgP
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11:48 (IST): Mukhi says, “I’m thankful to people of Delhi. Mood of the people shows BJP is getting full support of people. BJP will get a clean majority and form government.”
11:47 (IST): BJP leaderJagdish Mukhi reaches polling booth in Janakpuri to cast his vote.
11:41 (IST): Former chief minister Sheila Dikshit reaches Nizamuddin to cast her vote. “Let the results come out. We will see who will need what. I’ve not said we should support. People should vote for good governance.”
11:39 (IST): Chief Election Commissioner HS Brahma says the voting is going on fine and teams are there at all places.
11:36 (IST): 19 per cent voter turnout recorded till 11 AM.
11:32 (IST): “Vote for those who do honest politics and can stop bribery…..those parties who have distributed liquor, don’t vote for them. Don’t vote for the parties those call poll promises a political metaphor,” tweets Kejriwal.
11:28 (IST): BJP MP Varun Gandhi casts his vote at Nirman Bhawan
11:27 (IST): “Vote for those who do honest politics and can stop bribery…..those parties who have distributed liquor, don’t vote for them. Don’t vote for the parties those call poll promises a political metaphor,” tweets Kejriwal.