Parties Trade Charges, Keep Hopes as Polling Progresses

Both the BJP and AAP exuded confidence of getting majority as hundreds of thousands voted enthusiastically across Delhi.

Published: 07th February 2015 01:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th February 2015 02:34 PM   |  A+A-

Kejriwal-campaign-PTI.jpgArvind Kejriwal

Aam Admi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal exuded confidence of getting a clear mandate for his party and said truth will triumph.

"I am confident that AAP will win the elections and form government in Delhi," he said.

"I am confident that truth will win, people will win. And the people will vote this time to get rid of corruption and inflation," Kejriwal said


HarshVardhan_PTI.pngHarsh Vardhan

Vardhan, who was BJP's chief ministerial candidate in the last assembly election, said that it would be a "historic win for the BJP".

On being querried about pre-poll surveys showing the AAP is far ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Vardhan said: "We have not seen that in reality. I am 100 percent confident that the BJP will win, and I don't want to comment on these poll surveys till the results come out."


bedi-accuses.JPGKiran Bedi

"Today is a historic day for Delhiites. It's the day for them to decide what type of Delhi they want," Bedi said after casting her vote in Uday Park in South Delhi.

She urged Delhiites to vote for "clean, literate and safe Delhi".

"The voters are getting the opportunity to elect two leaders in this election. My victory in Delhi would mean the Prime Minister's leadership as well," Bedi said after casting her vote in Malviya Nagar constituency.



Ajay Maken1PTI.pngAjay Maken

Congress campaign chief for the Delhi assembly polls Ajay Maken said that his party can deliver on its promises.

"The Congress can deliver its promises in Delhi," Maken, contesting from the Sadar Bazar constituency, said.

"We have confined ourselves in raising real issues. Unlike other parties, we have not resorted to petty politics."


Sonia-Delhi-vote-PTI.jpgSonia Gandhi

"Whatever the people want will happen."




Ashutosh.jpgAshutosh (AAP leader)

We are confident of winning and forming a government in Delhi. According to our estimates, we will win 40-42 (of the 70) seats.




NajeebJung_PTI.jpgDelhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung expressed hope that a stable government will be formed after the polls in the city which has been under President's Rule for last one year.

Jung cast his vote at a booth in St Xavier's Senior Secondary School in Civil Lines in the Model Town constituency.

The Lt Governor also urged all the citizens to exercise their franchise.

"I request people to come out and vote heavily. I always hope that Delhi makes a record in polling in the country," he said.

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