Delhi Election 2020 Results LIVE: Counting of votes for Delhi elections 2020 began at 8 am on Tuesday, the votes for which were cast on February 8. According to the Election Commission, the final voter turnout in Delhi was 62.59 per cent, which was 5 per cent down when compared to 2015. Exit polls on Saturday had suggested that Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will be able to retain its hold on power in Delhi, against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress.
At the end of the day, it was clear that AAP will continue to remain in power with 62 seats while BJP will bag 8. The Congress, like last time, could not open its account
Delhi Election 2020 Results | As it happened
10:12 pm -
8:45 pm: Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra tenders resignation.
06:45: PM Modi congratulated Arvind Kejriwal for winning Delhi Assembly Election
Congratulations to AAP and Shri @ArvindKejriwal Ji for the victory in the Delhi Assembly Elections. Wishing them the very best in fulfilling the aspirations of the people of Delhi.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 11, 2020
4:58 pm: We oppose blocking of roads for more than 60 days, says Manoj Tiwari
Without naming Shaheen Bagh protest, Manoj Tiwari said that BJP opposes blocking of roads "Even today"
4:43 pm: "We will evaluate our performance. We did not do well. But I will tell my party workers to not get disheartened. Compared to 2015, Our winning percentage has increased," says Manoj Tiwari
4:40 pm: "We do not indulge in politics of hatred," says Manoj Tiwari in front of the media.
4:36 pm: BJP president JP Nadda has conceded defeat
"BJP accepts people's mandate. We will work as a constructive Opposition and will raise issues pertaining to development of the region. We hope that Aam Aadmi Party will strive to develop Delhi. I extend my wishes to Arvind Kejriwal," read the tweet.
भाजपा इस जनादेश को स्वीकारते हुए रचनात्मक विपक्ष की भूमिका निभाएगी और प्रदेश के विकास से जुड़े हर मुद्दे को प्रमुखता से उठाएगी।इस विश्वास के साथ की आम आदमी पार्टी की सरकार दिल्ली का विकास करेगी, मैं श्री @ArvindKejriwal और उनकी पार्टी को बधाई देता हूँ।— Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) February 11, 2020
4:00 pm: Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari conceded defeat
"दिल्ली के सभी मतदाताओं का धन्यवाद । सभी कार्यकर्ताओ को उनके कठिन परिश्रम के लिए साधुवाद...दिल्ली की जनता का जनादेश सिर माथे पे.. @ArvindKejriwal जी को बहुत बहुत बधाई .." read his tweet
दिल्ली के सभी मतदाताओं का धन्यवाद ।— Manoj Tiwari (@ManojTiwariMP) February 11, 2020
सभी कार्यकर्ताओ को उनके कठिन परिश्रम के लिए साधुवाद...दिल्ली की जनता का जनादेश सिर माथे पे.. @ArvindKejriwal जी को बहुत बहुत बधाई ..
4:25 pm - I congratulate Arvind Kejriwal: Aaditya Thackeray
Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray lauded Delhi's "decisive" and "fearless" mandate.
Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray: Leaving aside electoral issues, one must work&fulfill promises. We must steer clear of the level of politics which was there (in #DelhiElection). I congratulate Delhi for giving a decisive mandate fearlessly. I congratulate Arvind Kejriwal. pic.twitter.com/Kjn6thXMPd— ANI (@ANI) February 11, 2020
3:43 pm: "Results in Delhi have ushered a new brand of politics," said Kejriwal
3:41 pm: "I thank people of Delhi," said Kejriwal he also expressed his gratitude towards AAP workers who, he said, toiled tirelessly each day and night.
3:39 pm: "This is not merely our victory, but a victory of whole India," said Arvind Kejriwal while addressing his supporters
02:53 pm: Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Laxmi Nagar constituency Nitin Tyagi shows a victory sign
02:49 pm: The Congress, which ruled Delhi for 15 years, on Tuesday stared at the dubious distinction of scoring a duck for the second consecutive time in assembly elections and being reduced to a fringe player in the national capital's politics.
02:45 pm: Aam Aadmi Party's Raghav Chadha celebrates with party workers as trends show he is leading from Rajinder Nagar constituency
02:34 pm: Manish Sisodia shows victory sign as he leads from Patparganj assembly constituency
02:26 pm: Today, Arvind Kejriwal's model of governance has won, says Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Rajinder Nagar constituency, Raghav Chadha
02:21 pm: Official EC trends - Aam Aadmi Party leading on 62 seats, BJP on 8
02:16 pm: This is the victory of the development and people of Delhi. It is a reply to people who wanted to divide the country and disturb communal harmony. It is the victory of Arvind Kejriwal's dream of a beautiful Delhi, says Akhilesh Pati Tripathi, AAP candidate from Model Town
02:10 pm: Arvind Kejriwal to hold roadshow in a short while
02:03 pm: One state after another slipping out of BJP's grip, the party will soon lose all states under its control, says Mamata Banerjee at a rally in Bengal's Bankura district
01:59 pm: Aam Aadmi Party workers celebrate ahead of the final results, as early trends show party's victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, at party headquarters in New Delhi
01:57 pm: AAP leader and treasurer Raghav Chadha wins Rajinder Nagar constituency
01:52 pm: People of Delhi have given a current to BJP and Amit Shah, says AAPs Amanatullah Khan
01:44 pm: AAP candidates poised for victory with margins of over 10,000 votes in 15 constituencies - including Chandni Chowk and Tilak Nagar while BJP's Jagdish Pradhan was the only candidate from the saffron party to lead by a margin of over 26,000 votes from the Mustafabad seat, the latest election trends showed
01:38 pm: People's mandate is against us, we accept it; we have resolved to strengthen and rebuild party, says Congress
01:33 pm: AAP, BJP attempted to polarise assembly polls, were successful to some extent, says Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra
01:28 pm: Hindu-Muslim votes were 'polarised, says Alka Lamba
01:23 pm: I accept the result. We will work hard and give a 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, says BJP's Parvesh Verma
01:19 pm: AAP candidate from Rajinder Nagar constituency Raghav Chadha celebrates with party workers as trends show he is leading by more than 18,000 votes
Delhi: AAP candidate from Rajinder Nagar constituency Raghav Chadha celebrates with party workers as trends show he is leading by more than 18,000 votes. #DelhiElectionResults pic.twitter.com/g13CFoQcdv— ANI (@ANI) February 11, 2020
01:14 pm: With its looming defeat in Delhi, the BJP-led NDA has now lost power in six states in the last two years. The BJP, which had won just three seats in Delhi last time, was expecting a much better performance this time
01:10 pm: We accept Delhi Election Results and congratulate Arvind Kejriwal & the people of Delhi. We tried our best but, probably, we could not convince the people of the state. I hope Delhi develops under the chief ministership of Arvind Kejriwal: Gautam Gambhir
01:08 pm: Lt Governor Anil Baijal dissolves Delhi Legislative Assembly
01:05 pm: Thank you Delhi for standing up to protect the soul of India, tweets Prashant Kishor
01:03 pm: Early vote counting trends for the Delhi Assembly polls showed that the three sitting BJP MLAs -- Vijender Gupta, Om Prakash Sharma and Jagdish Pradhan -- are leading in their respective constituencies
12:57 pm: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Political Strategist Prashant Kishor at AAP party office
12:54 pm: Aam Aadmi Party wins Tri Nagar, Shalimar Bagh seats
12:51 pm: People of Delhi have handed over a huge majority to their son. We are headed for a landslide. As of now, we are leading in 58 seats, but the number is set to rise, says AAP's Sanjay Singh said
12:49 pm: Birthday wishes for Kejriwal's wife - Apart from being the counting day, today also marks the birthday of Sunita Kejriwal, wife of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Volunteers and well-wishers took to Twitter to extend birthday wishes as well as congratulatory messages to Sunita Kejriwal who had campaigned extensively for her husband. Both were officers of the Indian Revenue Service before Kejriwal switched towards politics.
12:46 pm: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar says, "Janta malik hai (people are king)."
12:43 pm: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders at party office. AAP is leading on 56 seats as per official EC trends
12:40 pm: As AAP is set to register a massive victory in the assembly polls, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked party volunteers to not burst firecrackers during celebrations to prevent air pollution.
12:37 pm: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee congratulates Arvind Kejriwal
12:32 pm: Aam Aadmi Party workers hold a young boy dressed as Arvind Kejriwal as they celebrate party's victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, at party headquarters in New Delhi
12:29 pm: How many constituencies are there in Delhi?
In Delhi, there are a total of 70 constituencies. New Delhi Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 7 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in the Indian National Capital Territory of Delhi. This constituency came into existence in 1951.
12:23 pm: Senior RJD leader Manoj Jha on has said the biggest message from the Delhi Assembly polls is for the BJP that "poisonous" campaign and statements will not work. He said the message has also gone out to Bihar where assembly polls are due next year, and to the rest of the country.
12:19 pm: With blue and white balloons, buntings and giant cutouts of their leader Arvind Kejriwal, AAP workers went into early celebration mode at their party headquarters on Tuesday as trends showed the party leading in 57 of 70 seats. The drumbeats of victory sounded loud and clear as hundreds of party workers danced to the words "Lage raho Kejriwal" set to tune.
12:16 pm: We were already aware of it. The question is - what happened to BJP which was making big claims?: asks Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Congress performance in Delhi elections
12:13 pm: According to the Election Commission website, AAP convenor Kejriwal is leading in his New Delhi constituency
12:10 pm: Official trends from Election Commission - Aam Aadmi Party leading on 58 seats, BJP leading on 12
12:04 pm: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and AAP candidates are seen at Akshardham centre, during counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly poll results, in New Delhi
12:01 pm: 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, says Delhi Congress Chief Subhash Chopra
11:57 am: Is AAP winning in Delhi?
Back in 2015, the Aam Aadmi Party had scored a landslide victory by winning a majority of 67 of the 70 seats. The BJP was able to win 3 seats and the Congress party saw all its candidates lose. In Delhi Election 2020, the AAP has crossed the majority mark and currently holds 58 seats, as against BJP on 12.
11:54 am: The Delhi Assembly election was a fight between "a giant and a pygmy" and the AAP is winning it despite the NDA government using all its might to wrest power in the national capital, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has said.
11:51 am: Congress spokesperson Sharmistha Mukherjee has conceded that the party had again been decimated in the Delhi Assembly polls. "We are again decimated in Delhi. Enough of introspection, time for action now. Inordinate delay in decision making at the top, lack of strategy and unity at state level, demotivated workers, no grassroots connect - all are factors. Being part of the system, I too take my share of responsibility," Mukherjee tweeted.
11:46 am: Manish Sisodia trailing by 1576 votes from in Patparganj assembly constituency
11:43 am: Arvind Kejriwal likely to address media at 3 pm today
11:41 am: Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury congratulates AAP; says, "Development agenda has won, I congratulate Arvind Kejriwal. The Delhi polls have become bipolar, there was nothing for Congress in these polls."
11:34 am: Party-wise vote share as per Election Commission
11:28 am: Aam Aadmi Party workers in Mumbai's Andheri celebrate the party's performance
11:23 am: Official trends from Election Commission
11:21 am: Who will form government in Delhi?
The Aam Aadmi Party, as per early trends, appeared to be heading back to power for a second term in Delhi with the party leading in 52 seats of the 70 and the BJP ahead in 18 as votes for last week's assembly elections were counted, according to Election Commission figures. The contest for political power over the national capital was a bipolar one with the Congress nowhere in the reckoning, according to initial trends. AAP supremo and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was leading in the New Delhi seat by 4,300 seats, while his deputy Manish Sisodia from Patparganj seat was ahead by 102 votes.
11:12 am: In what seats is Aam Aadmi Party leading?
Pawan Sharma leading from Adarsh Nagar
Ajay Dutt leading from Ambedkar Nagar
Gopal Rai ahead in Babarpur
Ram Singh Netaji leading in Badarpur
Ajesh Yadav is ahead from Badli
Imran Hussain leading from Ballimaran
Bhupinder Singh Joon ahead in Bijwasan
Sanjeev Jha ahead in Burari
Parlad Sawhney ahead in Chandni Chowk
11:07 am: BJP office wears a deserted look as trends indicate victory for Aam Aadmi Party
Latest visuals from Bharatiya Janata Party Headquarters. BJP is at 18 seats and AAP is at 50 seats as per official EC trends right now pic.twitter.com/EUxnIR4vJj— ANI (@ANI) February 11, 2020
11:04 am: I thank everyone who has expressed their confidence in Arvind Kejriwal. People want a govt that takes care of its citizens. People of Delhi have voted for development; I thank them, says AAP candidate from Model Town, Akhilesh Pati Tripathi
11:01 am: Who is leading, who is trailing?
BJP's Mohan Singh Bisht leading from Karawal Nagar seat, AAP's Durgesh Pathak trailing
AAP's Shoaib Iqbal leading from Matia Mahal seat, BJP's Ravinder Gupta second
AAP's Preeti Tomar trailing from Trinagar constituency
BJP's Jagdish Pradhan leading from Mustafabad, AAP's Haji Yunus trailing
10:57 am: Aam Aadmi Party workers in Amritsar celebrate as trends indicate lead for the party
10:55 am: Aam Aadmi Party's Akhilesh Pati Tripathi leading from Model Town assembly constituency after second round of counting
10:52 am: Delhi Assembly Speaker and AAP leader Ram Niwas Goel trailing from Shahdara by 1,303 votes; BJP's Sanjay Goyal in the lead
10:50 am: A little fan of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal shows up at the AAP office, New Delhi
10:42 am: Election Commission on Delhi Election Results 2020
10:34 am: Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari addresses press conference - As of now, the leads have been shown only through early trends. We are not disappointed as the trends are different and better from the exit polls. We should wait for the 4th and 5th rounds of vote counting as it would be interesting and important. The figures are yet not final and we are waiting for the final results.
10:33 am: How many AAP MLAs are there in Delhi?
On 14th Feb 2015, Arvind Kejriwal was sworn in as the 8th Chief Minister of Delhi. Along with Kejriwal, 6 ministers were also sworn in. As on 28 August 2017, AAP had 66 MLAs.
10:28 am: As trends suggest victory, the Aam Aadmi Party has put a new poster outside the AAP office in Delhi. The poster reveals a new helpline number, inviting inputs for nation-building
10:25 am: Aam Aadmi Party's Jarnail Singh leading from Tilak Nagar
10:23 am: When was the last assembly election held in Delhi?
The Delhi Legislative Assembly election was held on February 7, 2015, to elect 70 members of the Sixth Legislative Assembly of Delhi. The term of the current assembly elected in 2015 will expire on February 22, 2020.
10:21 am: BJP's Vijender Gupta trailing by over 1,200 votes from Rohini constituency, AAP's Rajesh Nama Bansiwala leading
10:15 am: What is the majority mark in Delhi elections?
The majority mark in Delhi elections is 36. According to the trends, the Aam Aadmi Party has already crossed the majority mark and is currently leading on 49 seats, while the Bharatiya Janata Party is on 21 seats as of now
10:14 am: BJP leading from Okhla
10:13 am: AAP leader Sanjay Singh has said his party will register a "massive win" in the high-stakes Delhi Assembly election, counting for which began amid tight security at various centres set up to carry out the exercise
10:12 am: Mukesh Sharma, Congress candidate from Vikaspuri has accepted defeat even before the results were announced; taking to Twitter, Sharma said, "I accept my defeat, and thank all the voters and Congress workers of Vikaspuri constituency. I hope that there will be a holistic development of the area. I will continue to fight for the development of Delhi, Vikaspuri and Uttam Nagar constituencies in future also."
10:09 am: I believe we all should wait for the final results, I will not say anything on the trends, says Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari
10:06 am: AAP office decked up, supporters celebrate as Kejriwal-led party crosses majority mark after second hour of vote counting
10:00 am: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal leading from New Delhi constituency by 2026 votes, BJP candidate Sunil Kumar Yadav trailing
09:58 am: Election Commission on Delhi Election Results 2020
09:48 am: As per official trends from Election Commission - Aam Aadmi Party leading on 22 seats, BJP on 14
09:45 am: People of Delhi have accepted our governance model. At the counting centre, right now, I can see I am getting double the votes as compared to the BJP candidate, says Aam Aadmi Party's Saurabh Bharadwaj
09:40 am: As per official trends from Election Commission - Aam Aadmi Party leading on 10 seats, BJP on 10
09:36 am: BJP's Vijender Gupta trailing by 5,000 votes from Rohini
09:32 am: BJP's Kapil Mishra leading by 100 votes from Model Town
09:29 am: BJP takes lead from Okhla, Ballimaran
09:28 am: Aam Aadmi Party leading on 47 seats, BJP on 23, Congress leading on 0
09:25 am: Who won, who lost, who is leading, who is trailing. Watch this space for Constituency wise Election Result 2020
09:22 am: Why BJP rejected exit polls' 'broom-bastic' prediction
The BJP leaders have claimed that the results of the Delhi Assembly elections that will be announced on Tuesday will take everyone by surprise as "the saffron party is all set to stake claim to power with a resounding majority". The polling for the 70-member Delhi Assembly, held on February 8, recorded over 60 per cent voter turnout. Stating as "incorrect" the exit polls' findings, that predict a comfortable victory for the ruling AAP, the BJP leaders said they do not believe in them.
09:16 am: Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia takes lead on 112 votes from Patparganj
09:09 am: Celebrations begin at Aam Aadmi Party office after reports of party leading in early trends
09:06 am: How many voters are there in Delhi?
Over 1.47 crore people were eligible to vote in the Delhi polls, including 2.33 lakh in the age group of 18-19. The turnout in the 2015 Assembly polls stood at 67.47 per cent.
09:04 am: Visuals from a counting centre in Shastri Park
09:03 am: Aam Aadmi Party MP exudes confidence in party win, says, "Wait for the final result, we are going to register a massive win."
09:02 am: There are total 13 rounds of counting. Right now, postal ballots are being counted. The first round of counting will be completed by around 9 am. First trends will emerge around 10 am, says Sanjeev Kumar, Returning officer, AC-55 Trilokpuri
09:00 am: First hour of vote counting - Aam Aadmi Party leading on 54 seats, BJP on 15, Congress leading on 1
08:54 am: What was the polling percentage in Delhi elections?
Nearly 24 hours after the polling ended in Delhi, the Election Commission on Sunday announced that the final voter turnout was 62.59 per cent, five per cent less than 2015, and asserted that it followed the laid down process to compile data, after the AAP questioned the "delay".
08:51 am: BJP's Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga leading from Hari Nagar seat
08:50 am: Where are the counting centers in Delhi?
Counting centres in Delhi are located across 11 districts, including at CWG Sports Complex in east Delhi, NSIT Dwarka in west Delhi, Meerabai Institute of Technology and G B Pant Institute of Technology in southeast Delhi, Sir CV Raman ITI, Dheerpur in central Delhi, and Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Bawana in north Delhi.
08:45 am: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia and Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Ravi Negi seen at Akshardham counting centre
#DelhiElections: Delhi Deputy CM and Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Patparganj assembly constituency Manish Sisodia and Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Ravi Negi at Akshardham counting centre pic.twitter.com/VAlUKxWMQj— ANI (@ANI) February 11, 2020
08:43 am: How will Delhi election results 2020 impact AAP, BJP and Congress?
A victory for the Aam Aadmi Party would be a shot in the arm for the 8-year-old party and prompt Kejriwal to expand its national footprint, while the BJP would arrest the slide of the saffron party in state elections and give it a boost ahead of the Bihar polls. The Congress, which ruled Delhi for 3 consecutive terms is yet to recover from the debacle in the Lok Sabha election.
08:40 am: BJP's Ashish Sood leading from Janakpuri
08:37 am: Early trends on all 70 seats - Aam Aadmi Party leading on 52 seats, BJP on 17, Congress leading on 1
08:33 am: Counting of votes underway
08:30 am: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal arrives at Aam Aadmi Party office
08:28 am: BJP'S Ajay Mahawar leading from Ghonda
08:27 am: Aam Aadmi Party leading on 42 seats, BJP on 16, Congress leading on 1
08:23 am: BJP's Kapil Mishra trailing from Model Town
08:21 am: Congress' Haroon Yusuf leading from Ballimaran
08:18 am: Aam Aadmi Party leading on 30 seats, BJP on 20, Congress leading on 1
08:17 am: Congress leading from Ballimaran
08:16 am: Counting of votes begins; visuals from Maharani Bagh
08:14 am: As per initial trends - AAP leading on 20 seats, BJP on 10
08:12 am: AAP's Parlad Singh Sawhney leading from Chandni Chowk
08:11 am: AAP leading on 10 seats, BJP on 5 - initial trends show
08:07 am: AAP's Dilip Pandey leading from Timarpur
08:04 am: BJP leading from Narela, show initial trends
08:02 am: Initial trend from Okhla shows Aam Aadmi Party leading
08:01 am: An office of Aam Aadmi Party seen decked up on counting day
08:00 am: Counting of votes for Delhi Election Results 2020 begins
07:54 am: An Aam Aadmi Party supporter at the party office in Delhi
07:49 am: We are confident of a win today because we have worked for people in the last 5 years, says Manish Sisodia
07:42 am: AAP supporters in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur pray for the party's win ahead of vote counting
07:35 am: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and AAP leader Manish Sisodia offers prayers at his residence ahead of counting for assembly elections
07:27 am: I am not nervous. I am confident that it will be a good day for BJP. We are coming to power in Delhi today. Don't be surprised if we win 55 seats, says Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari
07:14 am: BJP leader Vijay Goel offers prayers at Hanuman Temple at Delhi's Connaught Place
07:06 am: AAP supporter reaches Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence with his children. Counting for all 70 assembly seats in Delhi to begin at 8 am
#DelhiElections2020: An Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supporter reaches Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence with his children. Counting for all 70 assembly seats in Delhi to begin at 8 am. pic.twitter.com/jFG9M6VZ4W— ANI (@ANI) February 11, 2020
06:41 am: In view of vote counting today, traffic movement on Muni Maya Ram Marg near Guru Nanak Dev Institute of Technology (both carriageways) will remain suspended today, the Delhi traffic police have said
06:37 am: The exit polls predicted an easy win for the Aam Aadmi Party, which sought to retain power on the development plank against the BJP that ran an aggressive campaign centered around the issues of anti-CAA protests and nationalism. Here's what exit polls suggested
06:26 am: Tight security arrangements have been put in place at various centres across Delhi, for the counting of votes. Strong rooms spread across the city storing the EVMs are being heavily guarded, with a "three-layer security ring. Delhi went to polls on February 8
06:04 am: The counting of the votes would begin at 8 am at 21 counting centres. India TV has already begun the live streaming of vote counting for Delhi Election Result 2020
05:55 am: Counting of votes for Delhi Elections 2020 to begin at 8 am