'Is There Any Institution In India You Have Faith On?': BJP's Parvesh Verma Asks Kejriwal

Delhi Assembly Elections

BJP MP Parvesh Verma on Sunday hit out at AAP leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for questioning the EC over the delay of the vote count.

Written By Manjiri Chitre | Mumbai | Updated On:
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BJP MP Parvesh Verma on Sunday hit out at AAP leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for questioning the Election Commission of India over the delay of the vote count. Reacting to Kejriwal's tweet questioning the EC, Verma took to Twitter and asked him if he has faith in any institution in India. 

Manish Sisodia questions EC

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday questioned the Election Commission over the delay in the final vote count of the national capital. Taking to Twitter, Sisodia wrote in Hindi: "BJP leaders are giving out the vote count. Even after 24 hours of voting, the Election Commission is not able to tell the vote count. They are saying that the data is still being collected. What is going on? Will the final vote count be given by the BJP office?"

Read: Delhi Election: EC calls AAP's allegations baseless, says 'important to ensure accuracy’

EC announces voter turnout

Amid the controversy over the delay in the vote count, the Election Commission on Sunday evening declared the voter turnout to be 62.59% in the national capital. Informing about the turnout in a press briefing, Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh stated that voting continued till late evening on Saturday and EVMs had to be stored in the strongroom, leading to a delay in providing the details.

Read: Day after Delhi polls, EC announces voter turnout amid allegations by Kejriwal's AAP

Republic TV-Jan Ki Baat Exit Poll Survey

As the voting of the national capital concluded on Saturday, the Republic TV-Jan Ki Baat released the exit poll for the state to get a projection of what to expect on the counting day. The 70-seat Delhi Assembly which finished its polling on Saturday is projected to be won by AAP, revealed the Republic TV-Jan Ki Baat Exit polls. The polls witnessed an intense campaign by the three contending parties  - Congress, BJP and AAP with 672 candidates in the fray. 

Read: BJP MP Parvesh Verma appeals to nationalist voters, claims 'Shaheen Bagh voting for AAP'

Read: Hooda slams BJP-JJP govt, says coalition is "clueless" about governance agenda

(With ANI Inputs)

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