Delhi Assembly Polls: Delhi registers record voter turnout

Delhi Assembly Polls: Delhi registers record voter turnout


Voting in New Delhi ended with early reports suggesting that the National Capital recorded a voter turnout of over 60 per cent. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)

Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was among the high-profile people who queued up this morning to vote in the Delhi Assembly election. There were 25 people ahead of Gandhi in the queue when he arrived at the booth at around 10:30 AM. (IE Photo: Anil Sharma)

Rahul Gandhi

Clad in a while kurta-pyjama and a half-jacket,Rahul Gandhi cast his ballot at booth number 88 at Aurangazeb Lane in New Delhi constituency from where Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit is contesting. (IE Photo: Anil Sharma)


Moderate to brisk voting was today witnessed in Delhi as 34 per cent of the nearly 1.2 crore electorate exercised their franchise during the first five hours in the assembly polls where Congress,BJP and AAP are locked in a spirited fight. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)


"Thirty-four per cent of the electorate have cast their votes till 1 PM. The polling has so far been peaceful and there were no reports of any untoward incident," top officials in the Delhi Election Commission said. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)


In New Delhi,Jungpura,Badli,Krishna Nagar and Kondli constituencies,some voters complained that their names have been struck from the electoral rolls and they could not vote. "I have a voter card. But still I could not vote as my name was not there in the electoral roll," said a voter in New Delhi constituency. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)


Election Commission officials said around 38 per cent women voters and 32 per cent men have cast their ballot till 1 PM. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)


A total of 1.19 crore voters are eligible to exercise their franchise,out of which 66.11 lakh are men and 53.20 lakh are women. The number of first time voters is 4.05 lakh. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)


Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit cast their votes for the crucial Assembly polls in New Delhi on Wednesday. (IE Photo: Neeraj Priyadarshi)


Sonia Gandhi outside the polling booth. (IE Photo: Neeraj Priyadarshi)


Voters were seen queuing outside different various stations across Delhi as people came out in large numbers to vote on Wednesday (December 4).
People outside the Dilshad Garden polling booth. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)


Saroj was the first voter at booth in Old Seemapuri. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)


First time voter Payal (L) queues up with friends at a polling booth in Dilshad Garden. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)


Dilshad Garden polling booth saw some brisk polling in the first few hours. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)


Aam Aadmi Party chief and Chief Minister candidate Arvind Kejriwal cast his vote at the Hanuman Road polling booth in New Delhi.

Over four lakh of the 1.2 crore voters will be going to the booths for the first time. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)


After casting his vote,Arvind Kejriwal told reporters: "People are ready,they have made up their mind to remove the corrupt." (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)


Voters at a polling booth in Majnu ka Tilla. Seeking a fourth consecutive term in office,Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit faces an acid test in Delhi. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)


A voter,Tenzin,shows ink on his finger after having cast his vote. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)


There is tight security at polling stations across Delhi. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)


A Buddhist monk leaves a heavily guarded polling booth. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)