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Delhi MCD Elections: For all 250 wards, stands at approx 45 per cent till 4 PM

The voting for civic body polls is underway amid tight security across the national capital. The voting for 250 wards began at 8 am and will conclude at 5:30 pm.

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New Delhi: The cold Delhi winter affects the voting trends in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections as only around 45 per cent of voters’ turnout was recorded till 4 pm on Sunday, as per the State Election Commission.

The voting for civic body polls is underway amid tight security across the national capital. The voting for 250 wards began at 8 am and will conclude at 5:30 pm.

Over 1.45 crore people are eligible to vote in civic polls in which 1,349 candidates are in the fray, setting the stage for the high-stakes civic polls largely seen as a three-way contest between the BJP, the AAP and the Congress.

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The counting of votes will be done on December 7.

According to data shared by the State Election Commission officials, the total number of voters in Delhi is 1,45,05,358 — 78,93,418 males, 66,10,879 females and 1,061 transgender persons. There are 250 wards in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).

Delhi State Election Commission has set up 13,638 polling stations for the elections.

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