Fresh from its Lok Sabha victory, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will seek to retain its bastions as Maharashtra and Haryana vote today, while the Opposition hopes to turn the tide by taking advantage of anti-incumbency.
Voting for 90 seats of Haryana, where the BJP is an eyeing an easy victory, began at 7 am on Monday. Similarly, Polling for 288 Assembly constituencies of Maharashtra where BJP, under the leadership of Devendra Fadnavis, is seeking a second straight term in the state, began at 7 am Monday.
12:20 | PM Actor Preity Zinta and filmmaker Subhash Ghai pose after casting his vote
12:03 PM | Voter turn-out in Haryana and Maharashtra till 12 PM
11:45 AM | Ace lyricist Gulzaa, Actor Dia Mirza cast their votes
11:30 AM | Anil Ambani cast his vote at GD Somani school Cuffe parade in Mumbai
11:07 AM | Voter turn-out till 11 AM
11:02 AM | Bollywood star Riteish Deshmukh, and family cast their votes
Riteish Deshmukh and his family, including wife Genelia D’souza and his mother, display their inked finger before former chief minister of Maharashtra, Vilasrao Deshmukh’s photograph.
10:45 AM | NCP’ Sharad Pawar and his family cast their votes
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) patriarch Sharad Pawar with his granddaughter and son-in-law after casting their votes
10:15 AM | Voter turn-out till 10 AM
10:03 AM | Haryana elections: TikTok star Sonali Phogat casts vote in Hisar
TV actress and TikTok star Sonali Phogat casts her vote at a Jat School in Hisar. She is contesting against former
09:50 AM | Voter turn-out till 9 AM
The respective voter turnout in the Haryana and Maharashtra assembly elections as of 9 AM-
09:40 AM | Haryana elections: Dushyant Chautala drive tractor to Sirsa polling station
Dushyant Chautala along with his mother and wife on their way to a polling station in Sirsa.
09:25 AM | Polling underway, expected to conclude at 6 PM
Polling for Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly seats began at 7 AM and is expected to conclude at 6 PM.