New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that the postponement by the Election Commission in discharging the last voter turnout for the capital city’s gathering surveys held a day prior was “totally stunning”.
“Totally stunning. What’s going on with EC? For what reason are they not discharging survey turnout figures, a few hours in the wake of surveying?” Mr. Kejriwal tweeted, while his gathering claimed voter extortion by altering the Electronic Voting Machines or EVMs.
Deciding in favor of the Delhi get together political race shut down at 6 pm on Saturday. Over 24 hours after the fact, the Election Commission said around 62.59 percent of 1.47 crore qualified occupants cast a ballot in the surveys, contrasted with 67.5 percent in 2015. The information is typically discharged on a similar night of the political race.
“Exactness is significant, it was setting aside some effort to order the information,” Delhi’s Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh said.
Subsequent to detailing strangely low voter turnout through the vast majority of the day on Saturday, the Election Commission revealed a spurt in turnout and discharged temporary figures toward the finish of casting a ballot at 57.06 percent however authorities said the number was probably going to go up in the last count.
During the day, numerous additionally noticed the sizeable contrast between the figures being accounted for on the Election Commission’s cell phone application and those being discharged at regular intervals by the Chief Electoral Officer of Delhi.
Late into the night, Election Commission representative Sheyphali Sharan posted a screen capture of the application at 10:17 pm – very nearly four hours subsequent to casting a ballot finished – saying that the “assessed” turnout was 61.43 percent.
The perturbing postponement added to questions raised by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on the security of EVMs. Discharging various recordings, the gathering asserted that there were numerous reports of EVMs being removed illicitly to alter them. Political race Commission authorities have denied the charges.
Casting a ballot was held for every one of the 70 of Delhi’s Assembly situates on Saturday, with about 2,700 surveying stations and 13,000 stalls set up across Delhi opening at 8 am.
Leave surveys anticipated that AAP, drove by Arvind Kejriwal, will win a reasonable greater part and be back in power, overcoming the BJP which rules in the middle.
Rubbishing the leave surveys, the BJP’s Manoj Tiwari guaranteed that his gathering would win the political race with exactly 48 seats and said different gatherings ought not to come up with the rationalization of EVM altering for their annihilation.
“All these leave surveys will fall flat. If you don’t mind spare this tweet from me. The BJP will frame the government in the city with 48 seats. Kindly don’t search for reasons and accuse the EVMs (Electronic Voting Machines),” his tweet read.
Political race results will be pronounced on February 11.