Assembly election 2020: In the 2015 assembly elections, AAP won a thumping majority. Under the leadership of Arvind Kejriwal, the party won 67 out of 70 seats. The BJP had to be content with 3 seats, while the Congress account could not be opened.
Assembly elections 2020 were announced in the country's capital, Delhi. Voting will be held on February 8 and results will be out on February 11. Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that the election will be held in a single phase. For this, the notification will be released on 14 January. The last date for nomination will be January 21. January 24 is the last date for withdrawal of nominations.
Assembly election 2020 announced in Delhi
The Chief Election Commissioner said that voting will be held in all 70 seats, for which voting will take place in 2689 places. A total of 13757 polling booths will be built for this. The Chief Election Commissioner said that there are about 14 million voters in Delhi. 90 thousand employees will be deployed in the electoral system. The Electoral Code of Conduct has come into force. The term of Delhi Legislative Assembly will end on 22 February. According to the rules, a new assembly will have to be formed before the elections are over.
Mobile phone locker facility at the polling station in Assembly election 2020
The Chief Election Commissioner informed all preparations for the elections have been completed. This time a locker for mobile phones will be provided at the polling station. Apart from this, the Election Commission has made special arrangements for senior citizens, which will make them easier to cast their votes. He also said that media monitoring centers have been set up to monitor the situation.
12 seats reserved for scheduled castes
Delhi has 70 assembly seats out of which 58 are in general category while 12 seats are reserved for scheduled castes. Arora said that extensive discussions have been held with various law compliance agencies in connection with the preparations for the Delhi 'Assembly elections 2020', including the security dimension.
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