Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) took a big lead over its closest rival, the BJP, in very early trends as counting began for the Delhi election on Tuesday. Minutes into the counting process, AAP raced ahead, leading in over 54 seats compared to the BJP’s 16.
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).
These are early trends and in early trends AAP took a big lead.
Exit polls have predicted another term for Arvind Kejriwal, who came to power in 2015 with a massive mandate forgiven after his apology for the 49-day government of 2014.
Exit polls have also predicted a better performance for the BJP, which powered its campaign on the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests at Shaheen Bagh.