Maharashtra assembly elections update: BJP-Shiv Sena Sena set to form govt, Sanjay Raut talks of 50:50 formula

Counting of votes in Maharashtra is going on in which concluded that BJP wins 6 seats, Shiv Sena 5.

Maharashtra assembly elections update: BJP-Shiv Sena Sena set to form govt, Sanjay Raut talks of 50:50 formula
Maharashtra assembly elections update: BJP-Shiv Sena Sena set to form govt, Sanjay Raut talks of 50:50 formula

The Voting for Assembly elections, which took place in Haryana and Maharashtra on 21 October. The polling was for 90 Assembly seats of Haryana and 288 seats of Maharashtra, which was started at 7 am and was done by 6 pm evening while the result of the votes came out  on October 24 today. 

However, The Election Commission of India (ECI) began the counting of the votes today at 8 am and will declare the results probably by 6 pm.

Meanwhile, earlier the exit polls speculations declared easy victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). However, reports showed that Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was in Kedarnath in Uttarakhand along with his wife to offer prayers before the poll results. Meanwhile, Maharashtra Assembly Election witnessed lower voter rig this year as compared to the 2014 assembly elections. The final voter turnout stood at 60.46 per cent, 3 per cent down from 63.13 per cent in 2014.

However, In Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavi is competing with the Congress leader Ashok Chavan along Prithviraj Chavan.