Assembly polls 2019: Polling ends in Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly; those in queue can vote

Polling is underway to 90 seats in Haryana and 288 seats in Maharashtra.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2019 - 18:09
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New Delhi: Polling to elect Maharashtra and Haryana assemblies ended at 6 PM on Monday and the electoral fate of over 4400 candidates - 1169 in Haryana and 3237 in Maharashtra is now sealed in EVMs. Bypolls were also held to 51 assembly seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 18 states.

Maharashtra is witnessing an intense contest between two coalitions - 'Mahayuti' of BJP-Shiv Sena and 'Maha-agadhi' led by the Congress and the NCP. After completing five years at Chief Minister's Office, Devendra Fadnavis is in the electoral battle asking for a second term while opposition is cornering him on the issues of unemployment, agrarian distress and drought.

In the 288-member Assembly, BJP contested on 164 seats, which includes candidates of smaller allies contesting on its lotus symbol, while its ally Shiv Sena fielded 126 candidates. On the other hand, Congress has its candidates in 147 constituencies and NCP will contest 121 seats.

In Haryana, the assembly election witnessed a multi-cornered contest among BJP, Congress, Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and Jannayak Janta Party (JJP). Both BJP and Congress are contesting on 90 seats, BSP 87, four from the CPI 4, CPI-M 7, NCP 1, INLD 81, Independents 375 and 434 other candidates are in the fray.

Polling started at 7 am amid tight security. 

21 October 2019, 18:08 PM

Voting percentage till 6 PM:

Overall: 56.47%

Maharashtra: 55.44%

Haryana: 61.72%

21 October 2019, 17:53 PM

Voting percentage till 5:40 PM

Haryana - 61.21%

Maharashtra -54.23%

21 October 2019, 17:20 PM

Voting percent till 5 PM

Overall: 48.80%

Maharashtra: 46.95%

Haryana: 58.30%


21 October 2019, 16:31 PM

Voting percentage till 4 PM

Overall: 44.94%

Maharashtra: 43.84%

Haryana: 50.65%

21 October 2019, 16:14 PM

Voting percent till 4 PM

HARYANA - 50.59%


21 October 2019, 15:39 PM

Voting percent till 3.15 PM



21 October 2019, 14:44 PM

Maharashtra recorded 30.75% voter turnout till 2 pm. Armori records highest voter percentage at 49.26% while the poorest turnout data was from Dombivali in Navi Mumbai where only 17% showed up to vote.

21 October 2019, 14:42 PM

Technical glitch reported in EVM at polling booth number 62 of Worli Assembly constituency. The machine has been replaced by the EC officials and voting has resumed at the polling booth. 

21 October 2019, 14:40 PM

Deepika Padukone casts her vote at a polling booth in Bandra (West), Mumbai.

21 October 2019, 14:40 PM

Maharashtra election 2019: Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar cast their vote at a polling booth in Mumbai.

21 October 2019, 14:10 PM

Actors Anil Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan arrive at polling booth to cast votes.

21 October 2019, 14:10 PM

Union Minister and BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan: BJP is going to form govt in both the states, Haryana & Maharashtra. We are confident that people will continue to support Prime Minister Modi, his philosophy and his policies.

21 October 2019, 13:45 PM

Union Minister Smriti Irani casts her vote at polling booth in Mumbai, says, "Today's hero is Khanna ji (man standing next to her). He had served in Army. He is 93 and came out to vote. It is an inspiration. I request people to come out and vote. If at 93 he can vote then who is stopping you?" 

21 October 2019, 13:37 PM

Actor and BJP MP Hema Malini casts her vote at a polling booth in Mumbai's Andheri.

21 October 2019, 13:35 PM

Haryana records 33.74 percent voting till 1 pm, Maharashtra 23.04%

21 October 2019, 13:16 PM

Rajya Sabha MP Subhash Chandra casts his vote in Colaba, Mumbai. He also appealed to people to come out in large numbers and exercise their right to vote. 

21 October 2019, 13:09 PM

Haryana assembly election: Haryana CEO Anurag Agarwal on the viral video of BJP candidate Bakshish Singh in which he allegedly said 'every vote on EVM is for BJP': A show-cause notice was issued to the candidate and he replied saying that the 'video was edited'. Matter is being investigated.

21 October 2019, 13:08 PM

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a potshot at BJP over its Haryana candidate Bakshish Singh Virk, who faced the heat for claiming that 'no matter what button is pressed, every vote will go to the ruling party'. "The most honest man in BJP", says Rahul Gandhi, taking a dig at the party. 

21 October 2019, 12:46 PM

Sachin Tendulkar, wife Anjali and their son Arjun after casting their vote at a polling booth in Bandra (West). 

21 October 2019, 12:45 PM

16.48 percent voter turnout recorded in Maharashtra till 12 noon.

21 October 2019, 12:37 PM

Considering the amount of work and development that Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has done in last 5 years in Maharashtra, I am sure we will have a record-breaking victory in Maharashtra election: Nitin Gadkari

21 October 2019, 12:29 PM

Voter dresses up as Charlie Chaplin and casts his vote in Aurangabad. He also appealed to people to come out in large numbers and vote. 

21 October 2019, 12:21 PM

Haryana assembly election: Former Indian Hockey captain and BJP candidate from Pehowa, Sandeep Singh (in orange turban), casts his vote at a polling booth in Kurukshetra. 

21 October 2019, 11:58 AM

Haryana assemebly election: Bhupinder Singh Hooda casts his vote at a polling booth in Rohtak.

21 October 2019, 11:45 AM

Maharashtra assembly election: Veteran actor Prem Chopra and director-lyricist Gulzar cast their votes at a polling booth in Bandra(West).

21 October 2019, 11:42 AM

Haryana assemebly election: BJP candidate and wrestler Babita Phogat says her prime focus will be on the overall development of Dadri assembly constituency if she wins the seat. 

21 October 2019, 11:42 AM

Voting held in candlelight due to no electricity

Voting at Pune's Shivaji Nagar polling booth being held candlelight due to unavailability of electricity. Candles placed at polling officials' tables to help them tally voter details properly. At least eight polling stations have been affected due to the unavailability of electricity, according to an official.

21 October 2019, 11:34 AM

Maharashtra assembly elections 2019: Shiv Sena leaders Uddhav and Aditya Thackeray cast their votes in Bandra in Mumbai. 

21 October 2019, 11:11 AM

Assembly elections: 6.35% voter turnout recorded in Maharashtra till 11am. 11.68% in Haryana

21 October 2019, 11:03 AM

Mumbai has been witnessing continuous downpour since the last few days. Due to the rain, water-logging has been reported from some areas in the city, causing inconvenience to voters. To encourage people to come out and vote, the BMC has been levelling the water-logging areas near the booth. 

21 October 2019, 10:58 AM

Haryana assembly election: Supporters of Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda dance in Sanghi village in Rohtak the former CM is expected to arrive shortly. 

21 October 2019, 10:53 AM

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut casts vote alongwith his family members in Mumbai's Bhandup, says 'If Mahaashtra wishes, Aditya Thackeray will become the next CM of the state.'

21 October 2019, 10:52 AM

Haryana CM ML Khattar casts his vote in Karnal, says 'Voting is underway peacefully across the state. Opposition parties including Congress have already lost and have left the battleground. Their tall claims have no value.'

21 October 2019, 10:46 AM

Haryana assembly election: CM Manohar Lal Khattar rides a cycle to the polling booth.

21 October 2019, 10:46 AM

Maharashtra assembly election: Actress Madhuri Dixit leaves after casting her vote at a polling booth in Bandra(West).

21 October 2019, 10:45 AM

Ritesh Deshmukh, wife Genelia DSouza and family members cast their votes at a polling booth in Latur. Ritesh's brothers Amit and Dhiraj Deshmukh are contesting polls as Congress candidates from Latur city and Latur rural constituencies, respectively.

21 October 2019, 10:44 AM

Maharashtra assembly election: CM Devendra Fadnavis, wife Amruta and mother Sarita cast their vote at a polling booth in Nagpur.

21 October 2019, 10:07 AM

No trading at BSE and NSE today due to Maharashtra polls 

Exchanges have announced trading holiday on October 21 on account of assembly elections in Maharashtra. The exchanges have announced trading holiday for capital markets, futures and options and currency derivative segment. 

21 October 2019, 10:04 AM

Maharashtra assemebly election: Morshi-Warud Assembly seat (Amravati district) candidate Devendra Bhuyar was attacked by unknown miscreants on the polling day. 

21 October 2019, 09:59 AM

Maharashtra assembly election: From the film fraternity, Lara Dutta-Mahesh Bhupati and Aamir Khan-Kiran Rao cast their votes in Mumbai.

21 October 2019, 09:58 AM

Maharashtra assembly election: Former Home Minister and Congress leader Sushilkumar Shinde, along with wife Ujwala and daughter Praniti Shinde, casts his vote at a polling booth in Solapur. Praniti Shinde is contesting elections as Congress candidate from Solapur Central.

21 October 2019, 09:57 AM

Haryana assembly election: Ex-Haryana CM and Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda says JJP and INLD are not party's competition in the state assembly poll. 

21 October 2019, 09:56 AM

Maharashtra assembly election: People arrive to vote amid heavy rain, in Latur.

21 October 2019, 09:55 AM

Maharashtra assembly election: Specially-abled voters being brought to polling booths in Mumbai's Sewari on wheelchair compatible vehicles by Election Commission. 

21 October 2019, 09:54 AM

Maharashtra assembly election: Senior NCP leader Praful Patel and his wife Varsha cast their votes at a polling booth in Gondia assembly constituency. Gopal Agarwal from BJP and Amar Varade from Congress are contesting from this constituency.

21 October 2019, 09:52 AM

Maharashtra assembly election: Actor and BJP MP from Gorakhpur Ravi Kishan and actress Padmini Kolhapure cast their votes at polling booths in Mumbai's Goregaon and Andheri (West) constituency, respectively.

21 October 2019, 09:49 AM

Haryana assembly election: JJP leader Dushyant Chautala, along with his entire family, arrives on a tractor to a polling booth in Sirsa to cast his vote.

21 October 2019, 09:48 AM

Maharashtra poll: 5 percent voter turnout recorded till 9 am across 10 assembly constituencies in Mumbai city district.

21 October 2019, 09:48 AM

Maharashtra assembly election: Three assembly constituencies in Sangli district - Miraj, Sangli and Jat record 0% turnout in the first two hours.

21 October 2019, 09:25 AM

Assembly elections: 1.09 percent voting recorded till 9 am in Maharashtra, 2.45% in Haryana