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11 Jan 2020 | 03:13 PM UTC

India: Delhi Legislative Assembly to hold elections February 8

Elections for the Delhi Legislative Assembly will be held on February 8; heightened security presence and localized disruptions expected



The Delhi Legislative Assembly is due to hold elections on Saturday, February 8. The national Election Commission said that votes will be counted on Tuesday, February 11.

Political rallies and protests are expected in the lead up to the elections and following the result of the elections; a heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be anticipated near all such demonstrations.


Individuals in Delhi are advised to monitor the situation, avoid public political demonstrations due to the risk of violence, anticipate localized disruptions on January 30, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities and their home governments.