Haryana Election Exit Poll Results 2019 LIVE Updates: Voting for 90 seats of Haryana, where the BJP is an eyeing an easy victory, has concluded and the state has recorded over 57.04 per cent polling by 5 pm. After stone-pelting in Nuh in the afternoon, a similar incident took place at Booth no. 17 in Kaithal. The police responded with lathicharge to disperse the chaotic crowd.
An incident of stone pelting was reported near a polling booth in Nuh district this morning, following a clash between BJP and Congress supporters. Police said that the incident occurred outside the booth, thus polling was not impacted.
However, the police said that the situation is now under control.
While Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar cycled his way to a polling booth in Karnal, Jannayak Janta Party’s Dushyant Chautala and his family arrived in a tractor to cast their vote. Among the early voters were Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja, TikTok star and BJP candidate Sonali Phogat as well as wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt. Haryana’s lone woman minister Kavita Jain also cast her vote in Sonipat.
Ahead of voting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar took to Twitter to encourage voters to “enrich the festival of democracy” by voting in large numbers.
Polling is also underway in Maharashtra, where the upbeat BJP-Shiv Sena alliance is seeking a second straight term. Besides the two states, bypolls are underway in 51 Assembly seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies.