Counting of votes for assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa, and Manipur will be taken up tomorrow. Counting in all five states will start at 8 AM. Election Commission will start releasing trends on its website and app from 8 AM onwards.
In Uttar Pradesh, assembly elections for 403 seats were held in 7 phases from February 10 to March 7. Most of the exit polls have predicted that ruling BJP will retain power in the state with a comfortable majority.
In Uttarakhand, elections for 70-member assembly were held in a single phase on February 14. The state has recorded a voter turnout of 62.5 percent this time. The main contest is between ruling BJP and oppostition Congress. Various exit polls have predicted neck and neck battle between BJP and Congress.
Polling for Punjab assembly elections was held to be a single-phase on February 20. The state witnessed a multi-cornered contest between ruling Congress, Aam Aadmi Party, SAD-BSP alliance, BJP-PLC alliance, and Sanyukt Samaj Morcha party.
In Goa, all arrangements have been completed for counting of votes. Polling for 40-member assembly elections was held in a single phase on February 14. Goa Chief Electoral Officer Kunal told AIR News that the counting will start at 8 am and the results are expected to be declared by 11 am.
In Manipur, all arrangements have been made for tomorrow’s counting which will start at 8 AM. The main contest in the state is between ruling BJP and Congress. Most of the exit polls have predicted victory for BJP in the state.