Counting of Votes for Assembly Elections Begins in Four States: BJP lead in MP, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan; Congress lead in Telangana
Latest Updates: Counting of assembly election votes has started in four states. According to the latest information, BJP is leading in MP, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan while Congress is leading in Telangana (52).
Counting of votes has begun for Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Telangana. Polling in these states was held last month along with Mizoram. Voting was held in single phase, except for Chhattisgarh, where two phase polling was held on 7th and 17th November. In Mizoram, voting took place on 7th November, in Madhya Pradesh, it was held on 17th November, Rajasthan voted on 25th November and in Telangana, voting took place on 30th November.
Counting of votes for Mizoram Assembly Polls, which was to be held today has been revised for tomorrow. The Election Commission changed the day of counting after receiving several representations from various quarters as Sunday holds a special significance for the people of Mizoram.
Bhopal that counting in Madhya Pradesh is going on peacefully. For 230 assembly seats, a total of 77.82 percent voting took place in the state. The political fate of 2 thousand 533 candidates will be decided today.
in Rajasthan, all arrangements are in place for counting of votes at 36 counting centres across the 199 constituencies of the state. Chief electoral officer Praveen Gupta has said that the counting will take place at the district headquarters of 33 districts. However, Jaipur and Nagaur will have three more centers. He said that around 175 companies of CRPF and RAC teams along with local police teams have already been deployed at the counting centres to ensure the security and peace of the areas during counting.
Voting for the Karanpur seat was postponed following the death of the incumbent legislator and the Congress candidate Gurmeet Singh Koonar. In Chhattisgarh, three-tier security arrangements have been put in place across all counting centers in 33 districts of the state.
in Telangana, counting of votes for 119 Assembly constituencies is being held amidst tight security. All the main contenders including Congress, BRS and BJP express confidence that they will get the required numbers to form the government. Counting is being held in 49 counting centres across the State. Over 71.34 percent of the 3 crore 26 lakh electors cast their vote last Thursday. Munugode constituency reported the highest turnout of over 91 percent, while Yakutpura in Hyderabad, registered the lowest voting percentage of over 39 percent.