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"Oh God! Lead us from untruth to truth. Take us to light from the darkness. Take us to the sense of immortality from death," Sisodia tweeted in Hindi.

Kalitara Mandal, born in 1908, told ANI, "I have always cast my vote ever since I received my voter ID. I feel happy while casting vote. It gives me power. I wish each and every citizen casts his vote."

Congress candidate from the Chandni Chowk assembly constituency, Alka Lamba cast her vote at polling booth number 161 at Tagore Garden Extension. Alka Lamba is pitted against Prahlad Singh Sahni of Aam Aadmi Party and BJP's Suman Gupta.

President Ram Nath Kovind and his wife Savita Kovind cast their votes at Dr Rajendra Prasad Kendriya Vidyalaya, President’s Estate.

The Congress, which was in power for 15 years at a stretch in Delhi under the leadership of former Chief Minister late Sheila Dixit till the party lost to AAP in 2015 polls, will be hoping for a revival.

In the last elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had registered a landslide victory by winning 67 seats. The BJP had won 3. The Congress didn't open its account.

This time, 2,04,830 voters are above the age of 80, while 147 voters are above the age of 100. The oldest voter is 110-year-old Kalitara Mandal, a resident of Greater Kailash.

Over 1.4 crore people are eligible to cast their votes in the Delhi Assembly election.Out of the total number of eligible voters -- 1,47,86,382 -- there are 81,05,236 male voters and 66,80,277 female voters. Besides this, there are 869 third gender voters.

According to police, Preeti was walking towards her home from Rohini East Metro Station when an unknown assailant shot her dead.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is hoping to retain power for the second consecutive term. Similarly, the BJP is hopeful to gain a majority by cashing in on the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.