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Election Commission defends late release of final figures of voting in Delhi election, Rejects AAP video

Delhi election 2020

After Several hours after the voting process was over in the Delhi Assembly elections, the Election Commission held a press conference and presented the data related to the vote.

Several hours after the voting process was over in the Delhi Assembly elections, the Election Commission held a press conference to present the data related to the voting. According to the Election Commission, voting continued till late evening in Delhi, due to which it took time to release the final figures. Election Commissioner Ranbir Singh said that 62.59 percent people voted in Delhi. Which is 2 percent more than the Lok Sabha elections held last year, while 5 percent less than the 2015 assembly elections. During the press conference, the Election Commission said that Delhi.

Delhi’s Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh said on Sunday that there was no unusual delay in announcing the final polling percentage data, with election officials working overnight to check the data to ensure its accuracy. Voting was held on Saturday for 70 seats in the Delhi Assembly. Singh tried to dispel the apprehensions expressed by a section of political parties over the delay in announcing the final poll percentage figures for the assembly elections at a press conference and said, “they don’t speculate.

Singh said that the delay in declaring the voting percentage data is not unusual but has given the right time. He said that it is not a matter of delay or hurry. As soon as the percentage of voting was finalized, it was shared with the public. Earlier, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday termed the delay in the declaration of final polling percentage as “absolutely shocking” and questioned whether the Election Commission was waiting for the BJP office’s approval.

At the same time, when the Election Commission did not present the exact figures of vote percentage for several hours after voting, the Aam Aadmi Party questioned it. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that even after hours of polling ended, the Election Commission is not announcing the final voting percentage, which is “completely shocking”.

Kejriwal tweeted, “Completely shocking … What is the Election Commission doing? Why are they not releasing poll percentage figures even after several hours of polling is over?”

The commission had declared the final voting percentage as 61.46 percent on Saturday night. Polling ended at 6 pm on Saturday to elect a new government in the national capital. Apart from this, while targeting the Election Commission, Deputy Chief Minister and AAP leader Manish Sisodia questioned the Commission whether it has not yet received the final polling percentage data from the BJP office.

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