Delhi Election Results 2020: The counting of votes started across all the 70 constituencies Patparganj in the national capital on Tuesday. As Exit Polls predicted, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has retained its power and secured a huge lead against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress. Congress was not able to perform well and accepted its defeat.
Among the total number of voters – 1,47,86,382 – there were 81,05,236 male voters and 66,80,277 female voters, while there were 869 third gender voters. On February 8, around 13,571 polling booths were created at 2,688 locations.The counting was done at 21 centres across the national capital.
Delhi Election Results 2020 HIGHLIGHTs
15:45 pm: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal greeted party workers at party headquarters in Delhi. He said that “I thank people of Delhi for reposing their faith in AAP for the third time. This the victory of the people who consider me as their son and voted for us.”
15:29 pm: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray stated that “I congratulate Arvind Kejriwal and the people of Delhi for AAP’s victory in Delhi Polls 2020. People have shown that the country will be run by ‘Jan Ki Baat’, not ‘Mann Ki Baat’. BJP called Kejriwal a terrorist but couldn’t defeat him.”
15:00 pm: AAP leader Manish Sisodia takes out a roadshow to celebrate the party’s performance in Delhi Polls 2020. He is leading by over 3000 votes from Patparganj Assembly Constituency.
14:44 pm: AAP wins 21 seats while BJP is still with one.
14:41 pm: Akhilesh Pati Tripathi, AAP candidate from Model Town said that this is the victory of development and people of Delhi. It is a reply to people who wanted to divide the country and disturb communal harmony, he said. “It is the victory of Arvind Kejriwal’s dream of a beautiful Delhi,” he added.
14:39 pm: Manish Sisodia defeated Ravinder Negi from Patparganj constituency. He said the he is happy to become the MLA from Patparganj assembly constituency again. BJP tried to do politics of hate but people of Delhi chose a government that works for the people, he added.
14:36 pm: AAP is leading from 62 seats while BJP is leading from 8 seats.
14:31 pm: Aam Aadmi Party has won 19 seats while BJP has won only one.
14:29 pm: Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav and BJP candidate Kapil Mishra congratulated Arvind Kejriwal for retaining the power.
14:16 PM: Aam Aadmi Party has won 17 seats while BJP has won only one.
14:10 pm: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal celebrates wife Sunita Kejriwal’s birthday and victory. in Delhi elections.
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14:00 pm: Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal dissolved sixth Legislative Assembly of the National Capital Territory of Delhi.
13:50 pm: AAP’s Manish Sisodia trailing behind BJP’s Ravi Negi, by 1223 votes, after 10th round of counting, in Patparganj assembly constituency.
13:45 pm: Aam Aadmi Party set to win Delhi elections. The party will distribute Lord Hanuman’s prasad at party headquarters.
13:43 pm: BJP MP Parvesh Verma said that: “I accept the result. We will work hard and give better performance in the next elections. If this election would have been on Education and Development, then Education Minister (Manish Sisodia) would not have been trailing.”
13:34 pm: BJP’s Om Prakash Sharma defeated Deepak Singla from Vishwas Nagar.
13:28 pm: Dinesh Mohaniya of AAP defeated JD(U)’s Shiv Charan Lal Gupta from Sangam Vihar.
13:25 pm: AAP’s Amanatullah Khan defeated Braham Singh from Okhla.
13:19 pm: BJP MP from East Delhi, Gautam Gambhir said that “We accept the results and congratulate Arvind Kejriwal and the people of Delhi. We tried our best but, probably, we could not convince the people of the state.”
13:06 pm: AAP candidate Preeti Tomar defeated BJP’s Tilak Ram Gupta from Tri Nagar.
13:05 pm: AAP candidate Bandan Kumari defeated Rekha Gupta of BJP from Shalimar Bagh.
12:51 pm: AAP is leading on 58 seats while BJP is leading on 12 seats.
12:45 pm: AAp candidate Prakash Jarwal defeated Arvind Kumar from Deoli (SC).
12:40 pm: Jarnail Singh of Aam Aadmi Party defeated Rajiv Babbar from Tilak Nagar.
12:35 pm: AAP candidate from Seelampur Abdul Rehman defeated Kaushal Kumar Mishra of BJP .
12:11 pm: AAP is leading on 56 seats while BJP is leading on 14 seats.
12:30 pm: Aam Aadmi Party leaders Sanjay Singh, ND Gupta and Sushil Gupta celebrate at party headquarters as the party takes big lead according to official EC trends. Sanjay Singh says ‘Aaj Hindustan jeet gaya’.
12:20 pm: On Congress performance, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that W”e were already aware of it. The question is – what happened to BJP which was making big claims?”
12:11 pm: AAP is leading on 58 seats while BJP is leading on 12 seats.
12:05 pm: Subhash Chopra, Delhi Congress Chief said that “I take responsibility for the party’s performance, we will analyse the factors behind this. Reason for the drop in our vote percentage is politics of polarization by both BJP and AAP.”
11:49 am: Manish Sisodia is trailing behind BJP’s Ravi Negi by 1576 votes, in Patparganj assembly constituency, after fifth round of counting.
11:45 am: Aam Aadmi Party workers in celebrate the party’s performance in Delhi Elections 2020 in Mumbai’s Andheri.
11:37 am: AAP is leading on 57 seats while BJP is leading on 13 seats.
11:16 am: AAP is leading on 55 seats while BJP is leading on 15 seats.
11:13 am: AAP’s Manish Sisodia is trailing behind BJP’s Ravi Negi by 1427 votes, in Patparganj assembly constituency, after third round of counting.
11:04 am: AAP candidate from Model Town, Akhilesh Pati Tripathi, who is leading over Kapil Mishra of the BJP, said that “I thank everyone who expressed their confidence in Arvind Kejriwal. People want a government that takes care of its citizens. People of Delhi have voted for the development; I thank them.”
11:02 am: Aam Aadmi Party workers in Amritsar celebrated as trends indicate lead for the party.
11:01 am: AAP is leading on 53 seats while BJP is leading on 17 seats.
11:00 am: AAP’s Manish Sisodia at 4945 votes, BJP’s Ravi Negi at 4983 votes from Patparganj assembly constituency.
10:56 am: AAP is leading on 52 seats while BJP is leading on 18 seats.
10:51 am: AAP is leading on 50 seats while BJP is leading on 19 seats.
10:43 am: Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said that “Everyone knew that Aam Aadmi Party will return to power for third time. Congress’s defeat will not send a good message. The victory of AAP against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its communal agenda is significant.”
10:27 am: AAP is leading on 45 seats while BJP is leading in 19 constituencies.
10:00 am: AAP is leading on 41 seats while BJP is leading in 19 constituencies.
10:00 am: AAP is leading on 39 seats while BJP is leading in 19 constituencies.
10:15 am: Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari said that the trends indicate that there is a gap between AAP-BJP. He added “There is still time and we are hopeful. Whatever the outcome, being the State Chief I am responsible.”
10:10 am: Bharatiya Janata Party’s Kapil Mishra is leading from Model Town with a margin of 98 votes. Aam Aadmi Party’s Manish Sisodia is leading from Patparganj with a margin of 112 votes.
10:00 am: AAP is leading on 36 seats while BJP is leading in 16 constituencies.
9:58 am: AAP is leading on 27 seats while BJP is leading on 16 seats.
9:55 am: Delhi CM and Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal leading by a margin of 2026 votes from New Delhi constituency. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijender Gupta trailing by 1172 votes from Rohini.
9:48 am: AAP is leading on 22 seats while BJP is leading on 14 seats.
9:42 am: AAP’s Raj Kumari Dhillon leading against BJP’s Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga from Hari Nagar, after first round of counting.
9:40 am: AAP leading on 13 seats while BJP on 11 seats.
9:35 am: Neck to neck fight between AAP and BJP. AAP is leading on 10 seats while BJP is also leading from 10 seats.
9:30 am: AAP is leading in 7 seats while BJP is leading with 6 seats.
9:29 am: BJP candidate Lata leading from Ballimaran with a margin of 1150 votes. Likewise, Ravinder Kumar of BJP, is leading from Bawana with a margin of 1310 votes.
9:25 am: AAP is leading with 4 in four seats while BJP is also leading with four seats.
9:23 am: AAP candidate Saurabh Bhardwaj is leading with a margin of 1505 votes from Greater Kailash constituency. BJP candidate Shikha Roy is trailing by 2360 votes. Bhardwaj said that “Delhites have accepted our governance model. At counting centre, I can see I am getting double the votes as compared to the BJP candidate.”
9:20 am: Aam Aadmi Party’s Raghuvinder Shokeen is leading from Nangloi Jat constituency, after first round of counting of votes.
9:10 am: The celebrations begin at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) office in Delhi after reports stated that the party is leading in early trends.
9:07 am: AAP office has been decorated as trends suggest victory; Arvind Kejriwal-led party ahead in 55 seats.
9:01 am: AAP has taken a lead in 53 seats while the BJP is ahead in 16 constituencies. Meanwhile, Congress has opened its account and is leading at Ballimaran.
9:00 am: AAP MP Sanjay Singh said that the party will register a massive win.
8:54 am: Sanjeev Kumar, Returning officer, AC-55 Trilokpuri, said that “There are total 13 rounds of counting. Meanwhile, postal ballots were being counted. The first round of counting will be completed by around 9 am and the first trends will emerge around 10 am.
8:50 am: Delhi Deputy CM and Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Patparganj assembly constituency Manish Sisodia and Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Ravi Negi reached Akshardham counting centre.
8:25 am: As per the latest tally, AAP is leading on 41 seats, while BJP with 18 and Congress with just one seat.