Haryana Elections 2019: Re-polling in 5 Constituencies on 23 Oct
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Haryana Chief Electoral Officer Anurag Agarwal on Tuesday, 23 October, ordered re-polling in five booths of as many assembly constituencies in the state on Wednesday, due to "some shortcomings," PTI reported.
Haryana recorded a turnout of 65 percent for 90 constituencies in the assembly elections by 6 pm on Monday, 21 October the Election Commission said.
The polling that began at 7 am and ended at 6 pm was largely peaceful, barring a violent incident in Nuh, officials told PTI.
- The main contest is pegged to be between the BJP and Congress. The other parties are Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD)
- The results will be out on 24 October, along with those for the Maharashtra elections
- The BJP came to power on its own in Haryana for the first time in 2014, winning 47 out of 90 seats
- The Congress campaign in Haryana is being led by former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda
Multiple exit polls predicted BJP to win 3/4th seats in the state but varied widely in their projection of seats for the rival alliances.
Re-polling in 5 Constituencies on 23 October: Chief Electoral Officer
Re-polling will be conducted in five Assembly Constituencies of Haryana – Uchana Kalan (in Jind), Berry (in Jhajjar), Narnaul (in Narnaul), Kosli (in Rewari), Prithla (in Faridabad) on Wednesday, 23 October, Chief Electoral Officer of Haryana Anurag Agarwal said, according to ANI.
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