Counting of votes for Delhi Assembly polls tomorrow

The counting of votes for Delhi Assembly elections would be held tomorrow. IT is a three-cornered contest between Arvind Kejriwal's AAP, BJP and the Congress.TV exits polls predicted the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will return to power in Delhi after elections ended on Saturday with more than 55 per cent turnout.

If AAP retains power, it will be the third straight electoral setback for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which lost power in Jharkhand and Maharashtra last year. The BJP last formed a government in Delhi in 1998 and its campaign was marked by controversial speeches.

Junior finance minister Anurag Thakur was barred from campaigning by the Election Commission after he exhorted crowds to shoot so-called traitors to the nation, alluding to those protesting the Citizenship Amendment Act. The city saw at least three shooting attacks near the protest site ahead of the poll.