Haryana Elections: Re-polling In 5 Booths For Assembly On Wednesday


The Election Commission ordered repolling in 5 booths in Harayana on Wednesday after a few shortcomings were noticed on Monday during the Assembly Elections

Written By Devarshi mankad | Mumbai | Updated On:
Haryana elections

Repolling will be conducted in five polling booths in Harayana for the state Assembly elections on Wednesday. The repolling will take place from 7 am to 6 pm. Repolling will be conducted in booth number-71 of Uchana Kalan assembly constituency in Jind district, booth number-161 of Beri constituency in Jhajjar district, booth number-28 of Narnaul assembly constituency in Narnaul district, booth number-18 of Kosli in district Rewari and booth number-113 of Prithla in Faridabad district. The results of the elections would be declared on Thursday, October 24th.

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'Some shortcomings'

The State's Joint Chief Electoral Officer Dr. Inder Jeet said, "In the polls which were held in Haryana on Monday, some shortcomings were noticed in five booths after which the Election Commission ordered re-polling in these booths". Polling was conducted smoothly across Haryana otherwise.

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Haryana and Maharashtra Elections

Haryana and Maharashtra went to polls on Monday morning for the state Assembly elections with the result to be announced on Thursday, October 24. Voter turnout in Haryana and Maharashtra stood at 68.47% and 60.83% respectively. Many celebrities and politicans came out to exercise their constitutional right and encouraged the citizens to do so as well. 

Maharashtra has 288 Assembly seats, with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) currently in power. The nationalist party has aligned with the Shiv Sena for the polls and are likely to remain in power. The Indian National Congress (INC) and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) are the main opposition. The Republic-Jan Ki Baat exit polls project that BJP will almost reach the halfway mark on its own winning 135-142 seats, while its ally, Shiv Sena is projected to win 81-88 seats.

Haryana has 90 Assembly seats, with the BJP in power in the northern state as well. The Republic-Jani ki Baat projects that the BJP is projected to win 52-63 seats, the Congress is left far behind likely to win only 15-19 seats. Meanwhile, the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) is projected to win 5-9 seats while others are projected to win 7-10 seats.

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