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Feb 11, 2020 09:06 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Delhi Election Result 2020 Highlights: PM Modi congratulates AAP, Kejriwal says looks forward to working with Centre

Live updates of the 2020 Delhi Vidhan Sabha election result. Counting is underway across all 70 assembly constituencies.

Counting of votes for the 2020 Delhi Vidhan Sabha election began at 8.00 am. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is hoping to retain power in the national capital, amid a challenge from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The Congress, which was once a dominant force in Delhi, is hoping for revival of its electoral fortunes.

Exit poll results have predicted AAP to secure a comfortable majority. This, as BJP is predicted to improve its tally. However, exit polls have gone wrong in the past. Catch the LIVE updates here:
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  • February 11, 2020 09:01 PM IST

    Kejriwal's poll victory because of Lord Hanuman, says BJP's J&K chief

    Ravinder Raina, the BJP president for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, has credited the 'Hanuman Chalisa' for Aam Aadmi Party’s win in the Delhi Assembly elections.

    Interacting with the media on February 11, while the Election Commission's counting of votes was still underway, Raina said AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal won the Delhi elections by a thumping majority only because he prayed to Lord Hanuman.

    Click here to read more. 

  • February 11, 2020 08:31 PM IST

    Delhi Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates | Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on poll results: "The  Delhi results are disappointing for the Congress but there are consolations: the BJP’s divisive politics has been repudiated with their rout; AAP’s development message is what has prevailed over identity politics; & 8 months after sweeping the LS polls the winners have been rebuked."

  • February 11, 2020 08:10 PM IST
  • February 11, 2020 08:04 PM IST

    Delhi Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates | Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Atishi has won from Kalkaji assembly constituency with a margin of 11,393 votes. Arvind Kejriwal has won from New Delhi constituency by a margin of 21,697 votes.

  • February 11, 2020 07:31 PM IST

    Delhi Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates | As of the latest trends on Election Commission's website, AAP has won 50 seats and is leading in 12 seats. Meanwhile, the BJP has won six seats and is leading in 2 seats. The Congress has been decimated, winning no seats and registering a record-low vote share. 

  • February 11, 2020 07:11 PM IST

    Delhi Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates | Union Minister Nitin Gadkari congratulates Arvind Kejriwal on poll victory. In a tweet, he said, "In a democracy, the mandate of the people is above all. I congratulate AAP and Arvind Kejriwal for their victory in Delhi. I also send my good wishes to BJP karyakartas, who worked day and night to take our issues to the people.  

  • February 11, 2020 06:49 PM IST

    Delhi Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates | Kejriwal responds to PM Modi's tweet, says looks forward to working with the Centre

    Kejriwal tweeted, "Thank u so much sir. I look forward to working closely wid Centre to make our capital city into a truly world class city."

  • February 11, 2020 06:46 PM IST

    Delhi Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates | AAP's Somnath Bharti wins from Malviya Nagar seat with a margin of 18144 votes. Haji Yunus wins from Mustafabad seat with a margin of 20,704 votes.

  • February 11, 2020 06:39 PM IST

    Counting of votes will be a time-consuming exercise, Delhi’s Chief Electoral Officer has said, asserting that ensuring accuracy is the top priority for the poll body.

    Delhi CEO Ranbir Singh said, the exercise will take very long as VVPATs are to be matched too.

  • February 11, 2020 06:34 PM IST

    JUST IN: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Kejriwal on Twitter.

    “Congratulations to AAP and Shri @ArvindKejriwal Ji for the victory in the Delhi Assembly Elections. Wishing them the very best in fulfilling the aspirations of the people of Delhi,” PM Modi has said.

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