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In pictures: Political leaders, actors, residents cast vote in Delhi Assembly polls

Updated : 2020-02-08 15:09:21

The polling in Delhi Assembly elections began at 8 a.m. amid tight security with long queues of people reported at several polling stations. There are 672 candidates in the fray to elect a new government. President Ram Nath Kovind, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Union ministers Harsh Vardhan and S. Jaishankar were among various MPs, including controversial BJP leader Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma, who cast their votes early morning along with their families. Here are photos from Delhi voting day:

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday cast his vote at a polling booth in Civil Lines along with his family.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday cast his vote at a polling booth in Civil Lines along with his family.
BJP MP Gautam Gambhir along with his wife Natasha Jain and family members show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Old Rajinder Nagar polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/ Arun Sharma)
BJP MP Gautam Gambhir along with his wife Natasha Jain and family members show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Old Rajinder Nagar polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/ Arun Sharma)
President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Rashtrapati Bhavan complex polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo)
President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Rashtrapati Bhavan complex polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo)
Voters wait in queues outside the Abul Kalam Azad school polling station in Shaheen Bagh area, which has been witnessing a peaceful protest against the Citizenship Act for several weeks, during the Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)
Voters wait in queues outside the Abul Kalam Azad school polling station in Shaheen Bagh area, which has been witnessing a peaceful protest against the Citizenship Act for several weeks, during the Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)
New Delhi: Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and his wife Seema Sisodia Singh show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Pandav Nagar polling station, in East Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo)
New Delhi: Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and his wife Seema Sisodia Singh show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Pandav Nagar polling station, in East Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo)
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi (C) accompanied by party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leaves after casting her vote during the Delhi Assembly elections, at Nirman Bhawan polling station in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi (C) accompanied by party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leaves after casting her vote during the Delhi Assembly elections, at Nirman Bhawan polling station in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)
New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Nirman Bhawan polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)
New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Nirman Bhawan polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)
New Delhi: Gursharan Kaur wife of former prime minister Manmohan Singh, arrives to cast her vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Nirman Bhawan polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)
New Delhi: Gursharan Kaur wife of former prime minister Manmohan Singh, arrives to cast her vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Nirman Bhawan polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)
Taapsee Pannu poses for a photo with family after casting her vote.
Taapsee Pannu poses for a photo with family after casting her vote.
BJP West Delhi MP Parvesh Verma (C) and his wife Swati Singh Verma (R) show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Matiala polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo)
BJP West Delhi MP Parvesh Verma (C) and his wife Swati Singh Verma (R) show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Matiala polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo)
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra along with her husband Robert Vadra (R) and son Raihan Vadra (C), who voted for the first time, show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at a polling station, in Lodhi Estate area of New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh)
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra along with her husband Robert Vadra (R) and son Raihan Vadra (C), who voted for the first time, show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at a polling station, in Lodhi Estate area of New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh)
New Delhi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra along with her husband Robert Vadra and son Raihan Vadra, who is a first-time voter, arrive to cast their vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at a polling station, in Lodhi Estate area of New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh)
New Delhi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra along with her husband Robert Vadra and son Raihan Vadra, who is a first-time voter, arrive to cast their vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at a polling station, in Lodhi Estate area of New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh)
A first-time voter shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at a polling station, in Old Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)
A first-time voter shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at a polling station, in Old Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and his family members show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Krishna Nagar polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo)
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and his family members show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Krishna Nagar polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo)
Voters show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at a polling station, in Jamia Nagar area of New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Atul Yadav)
Voters show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at a polling station, in Jamia Nagar area of New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Atul Yadav)
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Tuglak Cresent polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (DD NEWS/PTI Photo)
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Tuglak Cresent polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (DD NEWS/PTI Photo)
Bharatanatyam dancer Aranyani Bhargav, carrying her nine-month-old child, shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Nirman Bhawan polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)
Bharatanatyam dancer Aranyani Bhargav, carrying her nine-month-old child, shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Nirman Bhawan polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)
A groom and his family members after casting their votes for Delhi Assembly elections, at a polling station in east Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo)
A groom and his family members after casting their votes for Delhi Assembly elections, at a polling station in east Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo)
Shahdara Constituency in Delhi.
Shahdara Constituency in Delhi.
Voters show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Jamia Nagar polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)
Voters show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Jamia Nagar polling station, in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)
People show their voter identity card at a polling booth during the sixth phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in New Delhi on May 12, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
People show their voter identity card at a polling booth during the sixth phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in New Delhi on May 12, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Congress leader Alka Lamba
Congress leader Alka Lamba
Voters stand in queues to cast their vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at a polling station, in Nawada area of New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma)
Voters stand in queues to cast their vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at a polling station, in Nawada area of New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma)
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