Haryana Assembly Elections: The polls to the 90-member assembly are underway in Haryana. Nearly 1.83 crore voters including 1.07 lakh service voters are eligible to exercise their right to franchise. The key parties in the fray are the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress and Indian National Lok Dal. Over 89 lakh young voters under 40 years of age are likely to play a crucial role in the polls. According to the Election Commission data, there are 89,42,668 voters who fall in this category, which forms a major chunk of over 1.83 eligible voters in the state. There are over 3.82 lakh voters, many of them first-timers, who fall in the age group of 18-19 years while over 40 lakh are 20-29 years of age.
â€œThere are 3,82,446 voters in the age group of 18 to 19 years, while 40,67,413 electorates are in the age group of 20 to 29 years. As many as 44,92,809 voters fall in the bracket of 30 to 39 years,â€ÂÂÂÂ Haryanaâ€™s Chief Electoral Officer Anurag Agarwal said. Of the over 1.83 crore voters, over 85 lakh are women besides 252 transgenders. There are 1.7 lakh service voters. As many as 1,169 candidates, including 105 women, are in the fray these elections.
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The voting for the 90-member Haryana Legislative Assembly has ended. The average voter turnout is 61 per cent, though the Election Commission is yet to release the official figure.
Voting has ended in all the Assemby seats in Haryana. However, those who were already in the line, will be allowed to cast their votes. The final voter turnout figures are yet to be released.
58 per cent votes have been polled in Haryana till 5 pm, according to India Today.
In what looks like a slow voting, 56.60 per cent voter turnout was recorded in Haryana. The voting will be concluded at 6 pm.
BJP national working president JP Nadda to hold a meeting with party's General Secretaries tomorrow at BJP HQ over Maharashtra Assembly Polls and Haryana Assembly Polls. Discussions regarding party functions on birth anniversary of Sardar Patel, on 31st Oct, will also be taken up.
50.59 per cent voter turnout recorded till 3.30 pm in Haryana. Earlier in 2014, 76 per cent polling was reported in Haryana in the 2014 elections.
25.1 per cent voter turnout recorded till 1pm in Haryana.
Haryana: Former Indian Hockey captain and BJP candidate from Pehowa, Sandeep Singh (in orange turban), casts his vote at a polling booth in Kurukshetra. #HaryanaAssemblyPolls pic.twitter.com/zOjzGPC5Uj— ANI (@ANI) October 21, 2019
#AssemblyElections2019: Voter turnout is 8.92% and 5.77% till 10 am in Haryana and Maharashtra, respectively, reports ANI.#MaharashtraAssemblyPolls#HaryanaAssemblyPolls#ElectionsWithNewsNation https://t.co/nlltE6LChGhttps://t.co/kqboLsj36N pic.twitter.com/Dg3wGxUHZK— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) October 21, 2019
#VIDEO | Rohtak: Supporters of senior Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda dance in Sanghi village, where Hooda is expected to arrive shortly, reports ANI.#HaryanaAssemblyPolls#ElectionsWithNewsNation— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) October 21, 2019
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Haryana CM ML Khattar after casting his vote in Karnal: Voting is underway peacefully across the state. Opposition parties including Congress have already lost and have left the battleground, their tall claims have no value.
#VIDEO | Karnal: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar rides a cycle to the polling booth, reports ANI.#HaryanaAssemblyPolls@mlkhattar #ElectionsWithNewsNation— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) October 21, 2019
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Voter turnout is 8.73 per cent till 9 am in Haryana.
Mahavir Singh Phogat, father of wrestler Babita Phogat who is contesting from Dadri as BJP candidate: She has a clean image & her speeches are passionate, people are influenced by it and are giving her their blessings. She will win election by a big margin.
Wrestlers Babita Phogat, Geeta Phogat & their family cast their vote at a polling booth in Balali village in Charkhi Dadri constituency, reports ANI. #Haryana— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) October 21, 2019
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Sonipat: Yogeshwar Dutt, Olympic Medallist & BJP candidate from Baroda casts his vote. He is contesting against Congress candidate Krishan Hooda.
TikTok star Sonali Phogat who is contesting on a BJP ticket from Adampur constituency, after casting her vote. She is up against senior Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi.
Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee President Kumari Selja casts her vote.
Gurugram: Voting is on hold after an EVM machine at booth number 286 in Badshahpur stops working.
Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Congress: Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) are not factors, the contest is between Congress and BJP. Congress will get the majority
Voting underway at polling booth 128-129 in Balali village in Charkhi Dadri constituency. Wrestler Babita Phogat is contesting on a BJP ticket from here against Congress candidate Nirpender Singh Sangwan and Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) candidate Satpal Sangwan.
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.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 21, 2019
Voting to the 90-member assembly underway in Haryana.