New Delhi: Assembly election 2019 for the state of Haryana and Maharashtra took place on October 21 and the results will be known today.
The counting of votes will begin at 8 am and the result is likely to be declared by 5 pm by the Election Commission. Mostly, leads would predict the result by noon, but the counting of votes will only be completed by the evening.
In Haryana, the four major parties that are contesting election include the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Indian National Congress (INC), the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and Jannayak Janata Party (JJP). Shiromani Akali Dal is contesting on three seats.
The key parties in Maharashtra are the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Shiv Sena, Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).
The poll of exit polls showed an easy victory for the BJP.
Along with the Maharashtra election result and the Haryana election result, outcomes will also be known for more than 50 bypolls that were conducted simultaneously with the state polls. The bypolls include elections to 51 assembly seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies across 18 states.