NCT of Delhi Lok Sabha Elections

What Makes Dakshinpuri Uniquely Kid-friendly In The Election Season? Here's The Answer

Written By Suchitra Karthikeyan | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Election Commission had provided a creche in a polling booth in Delhi's Dakshinpuri extension to care for the children of the poll officials and voters visiting the booth
  • The Election Commission proudly shared the photo of the creche in the polling booth highlighting the generosity of a volunteer who brought refreshments for all the kids in the creche.

While stories of violence painted this poll phase red in West Bengal, a heartwarming story has emerged from the national capital on Sunday, where all seven Lok Sabha seats are up for grabs with the BJP, Congress and AAP battling it out.

In a most unique facility provided by the Election Commission, a creche was arranged by the poll officials at a polling booth in Dakshinpuri extension which falls in the South Delhi constituency to care for the children of the poll officials and voters visiting the election booth.

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The Election Commission proudly shared the photo of the creche in the polling booth highlighting the generosity of a volunteer who brought refreshments for all the kids in the creche.

Polling has recently concluded in New Delhi where the phase six turnout is 55.51% while the overall phase turnout is 60.12%

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59 constituencies across six states and one union territory voted on Sunday seal the fate of 979 candidates. Results are scheduled on May 23.

Here were the key battles in Delhi:

  • East Delhi (Delhi) - Key contestants: Gautam Gambhir (BJP), Atishi Marlena (AAP), Arvinder Singh Lovely (Congress) 
  • North East Delhi (Delhi) - Key contestants: Manoj Tiwari (BJP), Sheila Dikshit (Congress), Dilip Pandey (AAP)
  • Chandni Chowk (Delhi) - Key contestants: Harsh Vardhan (BJP), Jai Prakash Agarwal (Congress), Pankaj Gupta (AAP)
  • South Delhi (Delhi) - Key contestants: Ramesh Bidhuri (BJP), Vijender Singh (Congress), Raghav Chadha (AAP)  

 

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