New Delhi : The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) may return to power once again in the national capital, according to various exit polls. The exit polls have predicted the second place for the Bharatiya Janata Party while the Congress may end up a distant third. The AAP chief, meanwhile, asked the volunteers of his party to relax for two days, until the poll results are officially declared.
“Volunteers. U did an amazing job. Relax for 2 days. Spend wid ur family. Sleep. Watch movies. Meditate. Chill. God bless u,” tweeted Kejriwal. He had also thanked the people of Delhi for their support yesterday and hoped that the result of the assembly polls is in accordance with the exit poll results. “My gratitud 2 Delhiites for their support. U r so amazing.U rejcted politics of caste n religion.Hope final results r as per exit polls,” Kejriwal had tweeted.
67.08 percent voter turnout was recorded in the polling for the 70-member Delhi assembly which began at 8 a.m. amid tight security. About 55,000 police personnel have been deployed to ensure hassle free voting. The police will also undertake patrolling in different parts of the capital to prevent the distribution of liquor, money or any other allurements. Over 1.33 crore electorate will decide the fate of 673 candidates.