While the BJP led a divisive campaign, it looks like Delhi has rejected the narrative of hate, fear and bigotry. The narrative of “India vs Pakistan” and “Goli Maro” has been rejected by the people of Delhi.
Election Commission trends show that the AAP is leading in 63 seats and the BJP in 7 seats.
The Delhi Assembly were held on Saturday.
In 2015, the AAP won a whopping 67 out of 70 seats in the Delhi assembly, leaving just three for the BJP and none for the Congress.
Here are the live updates:
7.50 pm: Kejriwal likely to take oath on 14 February
Talking to News18, Captain Shalini Singh said, “on 14 February, we’ll look forward to swearing-in of Arvind Kejriwal”. Even in 2015, he had taken oath as the Chief Minister on 14 February.
7.05 pm: Congress’s Alka Lamba loses From Chandni Chowk
AAP’s Parlad Singh Sawhney won with over 50,000 while BJP’s Suman Kumar Gupta got around 21,000 votes. Lamba finished third after managing to get only 3,881 votes.
6:55 pm: PM Modi Congratulates Arvind Kejriwal, AAP
Replying to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kejriwal said he “looks forward to working closely with Centre”.
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
6:08 pm: Lalu Congratulates Kejriwal
Congratulations to AAP & @ArvindKejriwal on fabulous win!— Lalu Prasad Yadav (@laluprasadrjd) February 11, 2020
5:49 pm: AAP Wins 34 Seats, Leading In 29
While the AAP has accepted its...