Chandigarh: The much-awaited counting of votes for the 90 Meeting seats of Haryana and 288 Maharashtra Meeting constituencies which went to polls on October 21 started on Thursday morning amidst tight safety, electoral officers stated. The primary developments are anticipated by 10 a.m.
Amid reviews of minor skirmishes, 68.31 per cent voting was recorded in Haryana on October 21. The end result will resolve the destiny of 1,169 candidates, together with 105 girls and a transgender.
Joint Chief Electoral Officer Inder Jeet instructed IANS that 91 counting centres have been arrange at 59 locations. He stated every counting centre could be geared up with a three-tire safety system.
The primary contest is between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Social gathering and the Congress.
Nonetheless, all eyes are on Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Congress leaders Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Randeep Surjewala, Jannayak Janata Social gathering (JJP) chief Dushyant Chautala and Indian Nationwide Lok Dal’s (INLD) Abhay Chautala.
Whereas the BJP, the Congress and the JJP are contesting on all 90 seats, the BSP is within the fray on 87 seats, and the INLD is contesting on 81 seats. There are some 375 candidates contesting as independents.
Driving excessive on pro-incumbency and the Modi wave, Khattar believes he’ll take his occasion’s tally to ’75 plus’ from the current 47 legislators, whereas Hooda of the Congress has been elevating the pitch in opposition to unemployment, regulation and order and lack of growth.
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Social gathering-Shiv Sena and the Opposition Congress-Nationalist Congress Social gathering are the principle events within the fray, apart from Raj Thackeray’s Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, Prakash Ambedkar’s Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi, the Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen and Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Social gathering.
Tight safety, with over 2,00,00zero police personnel has been deployed as greater than 25,00zero election officers began the counting of votes all throughout the state.