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    Delhi election dates announced: Voting on February 8, results on 11

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    BJP, which has not been in power in Delhi for 20 years, is eyeing for an election win in the capital. “The people of Delhi have made up their mind to bring BJP in power,” said BJP Delhi poll incharge Prakash Javadekar.

    Delhi to vote on Feb 8 & results to be announced on Feb 11
    NEW DELHI: The Election Commission of India on Monday announced the schedule for Delhi assembly elections. It would be a single-phase election for 70 assembly seats in Delhi on February 8 and counting of votes shall take place on February 11. “The Election Commission has also introduced a new concept of absentee voters this time,” said Sunil Arora, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC).

    “It will enable those voters who couldn’t come to the polling stations due to physical circumstances or unavoidable reasons. PWDs and senior citizens above the age of 80 years can either vote in person or through postal ballot.”

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    Model code of conduct has come into effect from Monday. “This election shall be on the performance of five years of our government,” said Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal addressing a press conference on Monday. “This will be the first election in India where people will vote for schools and hospitals.”

    BJP, which has not been in power in Delhi for 20 years, is eyeing for an election win in the capital. “The people of Delhi have made up their mind to bring BJP in power,” said BJP Delhi poll incharge Prakash Javadekar.

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    15 Comments on this Story

    HarshaKumar181 days ago
    AAP & Congress must win Delhi polls. It is not only historic necessacity to control NM-AS-BJP. Otherwise they will destroy Indua's polity beyond recognition. AAP & INC are far better than BJP by any yardstick. I hope Delhites know this.
    Alex Hurst212 days ago
    AAP ALL THE WAY. FEKU EXPRESS WILL SOON VANISH
    Gandhi Vadlapatla212 days ago
    Dear Voters please think and vote. No more coalition govt please.
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