Voting is being held at this time in 18 states and one union territory.
Months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the BJP to an enormous win within the nationwide elections, Maharashtra and Haryana are voting at this time to elect their subsequent state authorities and by-elections are additionally being held in 53 seats throughout 17 states and one union territory. In each Haryana and Maharashtra, the BJP is in search of a second time period in energy and Congress, which suffered a heavy setback in nationwide elections, is attempting to achieve the misplaced floor. The exit polls, primarily based on analysis by numerous businesses, or the HEARALPUBLICIST ‘ballot of exit polls’, which present an mixture of the varied exit polls for a extra correct measure, shall be out this night after voting ends.
The Election Fee of India has issued particular tips for publishing or telecast of exit polls. There shall be a ban on exit polls until 6:30 pm, the Election Fee mentioned in an announcement. The HEARALPUBLICIST protection will start at 6:00 pm; nonetheless the ballot of polls shall be out after 6:30 pm.
The ballot physique had earlier introduced bypolls for 64 seats, however later introduced that the by-election for 15 seats in Karnataka shall be held at a later date. The Election Fee additionally introduced bypolls for an extra for seats – 2 Lok Sabha constituencies, and two Meeting by-elections, taking the overall variety of constituencies the place by-elections are being held, to 53.
Earlier at this time, PM Modi, who led an aggressive election marketing campaign for state polls in Haryana and Maharashtra, appealed to the individuals to step out and vote in massive numbers.
“Elections are taking place for Haryana and Maharashtra assemblies. There are also by-polls taking place in various parts of India. I urge voters in these states and seats to turnout in record numbers and enrich the festival of democracy. I hope youngsters vote in large numbers,” he tweeted this morning.
In Maharashtra, the BJP is contesting on 150 seats, the Shiv Sena on 124 seats. The remainder of the 288 seats are for smaller allies. Within the opposition camp, the Congress is contesting 146 seats, the Nationalist Congress Celebration on 117 seats. The Sena-BJP alliance presently maintain 217 seats, the Congress and the NCP 56 seats.
In Haryana, the ruling BJP is locked in contest with the Congress and the fledgling JJP (Jannayak Janta Celebration) for the 90 meeting seats. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has set a goal of 75 of 90 meeting seats. Final time, the BJP received 48 seats, the Congress 17.
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