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October 21, 2019 / 08:24 PM IST

Haryana election voting 2019 highlights: Polling ends; 60% voter turnout recorded till 5:30 pm

Live updates of polling from across Haryana, as part of the 2019 Legislative Assembly elections

Good morning! Welcome to Moneycontrol’s LIVE coverage of the 2019 Haryana Assembly elections. Haryana will head for polling today. This LIVE blog will bring you the latest updates related to voting.

Voters across all of the state’s 90 Assembly constituencies are expected to cast their ballots today. Haryana is polling to elect a new Legislative Assembly today. Counting of votes will happen

on October 24.

The blog will also update you about the voting percentage at regular intervals. This blog will also focus on some of the key areas and constituencies such as Rewari, Bhiwani, Gurugram (earlier Gurgaon), Hisar, Faridabad, Sonipat, Panipat and Ambala, among others.

Timing: Voting will begin at 7.00 am across the state, according to the Election Commission (EC).

Voters and polling stations

Over 1.8 crore voters are expected to cast their ballots. Of these, 83 lakh are women.

Voting will happen across more than 19,500 polling stations. Out of these, more than 13,800 are in rural areas. Tight security arrangements are in place.

Low-down on the political situation

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP is hoping to retain power in the northern state. It is being challenged by a fractured Opposition. Congress is being led by former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.

This is the first Assembly election for Dushyant Chautala's Jannayak Janata Party (JJP). He had formed JJP after splitting from his grandfather's Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) in 2018. BJP's partner in Punjab -- the Shiromani Akali Dal -- has allied with INLD.

Some of the other parties in fray are the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Yogendra Yadav's Swaraj India.


As many as 1,169 candidates, including 105 women, are in the fray.
  • October 22, 2019 / 12:59 AM IST

  • October 21, 2019 / 06:14 PM IST

    Voting has concluded in Maharashtra and Haryana for the 2019 Legislative Assembly elections. All eyes are now on the exit polls.

    Follow Moneycontrol’s LIVE coverage of the exit polls here:

    For the latest news, views and updates regarding the Assembly election, click here:

  • October 21, 2019 / 06:23 PM IST

    Update: Voter turnout recorded till 6:00 pm is 61.72 percent, according Election Commission data. 

  • October 21, 2019 / 06:06 PM IST

    Voting for the Haryana election has officially concluded. Official voter turnout and other details are still awaited. The Election Commission is expected to brief media of the same shortly.


  • October 21, 2019 / 05:52 PM IST

    Update: 61.09 percent voter turnout recorded till 5:30 pm, according to Election Commission data. 

  • October 21, 2019 / 05:09 PM IST

    Update: 52 percent voter turnout recorded till 5 pm, according to Election Commission data. 

  • October 21, 2019 / 05:02 PM IST

    Just In | BJP National Working President JP Nadda will hold a meeting with the party's General Secretaries tomorrow at BJP HQ over Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly polls. Other matters are also likely to be taken up at the meeting, news agency ANI has reported. 

  • October 21, 2019 / 04:52 PM IST

    Update: 51 percent voter turnout recorded till 4:30 pm, according to Election Commission data. 

  • October 21, 2019 / 04:34 PM IST
  • October 21, 2019 / 04:28 PM IST

    One woman injured as two groups clash, pelt stones outside polling booth in Nuh district

    A woman was injured as clash took place between two groups outside a polling booth in Malaaka village in Nuh district in Haryana's Mewat region on Monday, a senior police official said.

    A senior police official said that some argument broke out between a present Sarpanch and former Sarpanch after which some of their supporters accompanying them clashed.

    Stones were also hurled during which one woman was injured, Nuh's Superintendent of Police, Sangeeta Kalia said over phone.

    "However, the polling process was not hampered and the situation was peaceful now," the SP said. (PTI) 

  • October 21, 2019 / 04:18 PM IST

    Update: 50.59 percent voting turnout recorded in Haryana till 4 pm, according to the Election Commission data. 

  • October 21, 2019 / 04:04 PM IST

    Update: 49.42 voting percent recorded in Haryana till 3:30 pm.