All about Elections today
Issuance of Notification: January 14
Last Date for filing of nomination: January 21
Scrutiny of nomination: January 22
Last date for withdrawal of nomination: January 24
Polling Day: February 8 (from 8 am to 6 pm)
Counting of Votes/Delhi Election 2020 Result: February 11
WHICH IS MY ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY?
To know your Assembly constituency, visit the official website of CEO Delhi. Find and click on 'Know your Assembly and Parliamentary Constituency'; you would be taken to another page of the website. Enter your locality e.g., 'Mayur Vihar Phase II' and hit enter. Your Assembly Constituency would be displayed on the screen.
WHEN IS POLLING IN MY ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY?
The polling to the 70-member Delhi Assembly would be conducted in a single phase. The polling in all the constituencies in Delhi Election 2020 would take place on February 8. The polling in all the polling stations in all 70 Assembly constituencies would begin at 8 am and continue till 6 pm.
HOW TO FIND MY NAME ON ELECTORAL ROLL?
To find your name on the voting list or electoral roll, visit the official website of CEO Delhi or the official website of the Election Commission of India.
Find 'Check Your Name in The Voter's List (Electoral Roll) By Voter ID No' or 'Check Your Name in The Voter's List (Electoral Roll) By Voter's Name' on the CEO Delhi home page and click on it.
You would be directed to another page where you would have to fill in all your details such as your name, father's name, age, state, district, Assembly constituency and the captcha code.
Hit search. Your details would appear at the bottom of the page.
Your details as a voter in the Delhi Election 2020 would also include your polling station.
HOW TO FIND MY POLLING BOOTH ONLINE, VIA SMS?
To find your polling booth to exercise your voting right, visit the official website of National Voters' Services Portal.
Click on 'Search in Electoral Roll'
Enter your details and hit enter. Your polling booth would appear on the screen along with your details as a voter.
You can also send an SMS to the voter helpline number - 1950. To know your polling booth, send an SMS to 1950 with space
WHO'S CONTESTING FROM MY CONSTITUENCY?
It is important to know who is contesting from your constituency before you head out to vote on February 8. There would be a number of candidates from a number of parties who would be fielded from your constituency. The information regarding who is contesting in your constituency in the Delhi Election 2020 can be found on websites like MyNeta.
Go to the website MyNeta and click on your constituency name for e.g., Patparganj.
TOP CONTENDERS AND ALLIANCES
Seats and alliances
The three-cornered contest of Delhi Election 2020 is mainly being fought between the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress.
While AAP is contesting on all 70 Assembly constituencies, the Congress has fielded candidates on 66 seats. The Lalu Prasad Yadav-led Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), in alliance with the Congress for the Delhi Election 2020, is contesting on four seats.
The Bharatiya Janata Party is contesting 67 seats in the Delhi Assembly Election 2020. The rest of the seats have been given to it alliance partners - Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and Janata Dal (United). While the BJP has set aside two seats for JDU, with whom it will fight Bihar election later this year, one has been kept aside for LJP.
The Shiromani Akali Dal, too, is supporting the BJP in the Delhi Election 2020. more