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HIGHLIGHTS | Voting concludes in Haryana, Maharashtra, exit polls predict BJP win

The elections are significant as it is the first assembly polls after Modi steered the BJP-led NDA to a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections for a successive second term at the Centre.

Published: 21st October 2019 07:14 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st October 2019 07:39 PM   |  A+A-

First time voters along with family members get a selfie clicked at a polling station in Mumbai (Photo | PTI)

By Online Desk

NEW DELHI: The voting to state assemblies of Maharashtra and Haryana ended at 6 PM, with a voter turnout of 55% and 62% respectively.

The polling for 90 Assembly seats of Haryana and 288 seats of Maharashtra commenced at 7 am and concluded at 6 pm. The counting of votes for both state assemblies will take place on October 24.

The elections are significant as it is the first assembly polls after Modi steered the BJP-led NDA to a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections earlier this year for a successive second term at the Centre.

It is also the first assembly polls after the BJP-led government's decision to repeal Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. BJP is in power on its own in Haryana and in alliance with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra. 

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