Voting for the Punjab Assembly polls has concluded in 23 districts and 117 constituencies. Till 5 pm on Sunday, 20 February, the turnout was recorded at 63.44 percent.
The polling on Sunday comes on the heels of cases being registered against Aam Aadmi Party's Arvind Kejriwal, Akali Dal's Sukhbir Badal, and Congress' Charanjit Channi for violation of the Model Code of Conduct.
While Kejriwal was charged for "derogatory remarks" made against leaders of other parties in a video, Channi was charged for visiting a temple in Manasa and then carrying out a door-to-door campaign in the area.
In the 2017 polls, the Congress had won a clear majority in the state Assembly by winning 77 seats under the leadership of Captain Amarinder Singh
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had emerged as the second-largest party with 20 seats, while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had secured only three seats
Voter Turnout at 5:00 PM
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