New Delhi: The campaigning for the Delhi Assembly elections ended on Thursday; The intense campaign saw all major parties in the fray, address rallies, roadshows and use digital media to reach every possible voter.
On the last day of campaigning for the Delhi Assembly polls, political parties went all out to make the one final pitch.In the last leg of high-decibel campaigning, leaders from all the three major political parties held rallies and road shows to woo voters.
The national capital witnessed rallies and road shows by BJP president Amit Shah, Kiran Bedi and other party leaders; rallies by Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal and roadshows by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi.
A proper mechanisms has been put in place by the Election Commission ensure a free and fair election in Delhi.The EC also implemented a single window system to provide clearance to candidates and political parties to hold rallies and public meetings.
Delhi has 1 crore 33 lakh 9 thousand 78 electors.Out of which there are 73 lakh 89 thousand 89 male and 59 lakh 19 thousand 127 female electors.
Voting will take place at a total 12 thousand 177 polling stations.There are nearly 741 polling stations which have been identified as sensitive and 191 has been identified as hyper-sensitive. A total of 673 candidates, Out of which 63 are female candidates are in fray for Saturday’s polls to the 70-seat Delhi assembly. Burari constituency has a maximum of 18 candidates while the Ambedkar Nagar seat has the lowest four contenders.
The Election commission has deployed nearly 1200 micro-observers for hyper-sensitive polling stations.The Election commission has seized over Rs 32 lakhs cash and nearly 1 lakh 20 thousand country liquor bottles in the poll-bound Delhi.
Over 60, 000 policemen and paramilitary personnel have been deployed to conduct free and fair assembly elections.The security forces will keep a close vigil at state borders adjoining Delhi.