Voting for the Assembly Elections 2017 has concluded and today marks the day for vote count. Amidst all the unrest, the state of Manipur recorded the highest ever voter turnout at 84 percent, while other states like Uttar Pradesh and Punjab also showed improvement. The elections were held across five states including Goa and Uttarakhand from February 4 to March 9. Also Read - Instagram Reels will now show ads
Counting of votes is set to begin shortly followed by the official declaration of results. While you can follow the conventional mode of television followed by next day’s print edition, but if you are one of the online-savvy individuals, you can keep a track of the counting and results by opting one of the following ways. Also Read - Windows 11 could be a free upgrade for you provided you fall in this category
You can either follow the live updates on official websites of the respective states or on the common Election Commission website. There are also a few mobile apps that will help you keep a track of vote counting. These include the official Election Commission of India (EC/ECI) approved mobile application called- ECI 360. This app will give you all the information related to Punjab elections including the details on candidates and the election result for the state. Also Read - Dell Inspiron 13, 14 and 15 series laptops launched in India: New prices, specs and more
The counting begins at 8 AM and results are likely to be announced around mid-day. Although in majority states exit polls show BJP as having the advantage, in the state of Punjab, AAP appears to have the lead.
Google News / Bing News / Yahoo News
One of the most convenient ways to stay up to date with the assembly election results 2017 is to just go to the news section of the websites like Google News, Bing News and Yahoo News. You can surf these aggregators on your desktop and on the mobile browser as well.
Press Information Bureau (PIB)
Don’t want to get confused with conflicting figures on different portals? Well, what you can do is simply visit the Press Information Bureau (PIB) website. The data is credible and most of the times main source for major publications.
Facebook and Twitter
Of course, you can be on social media and still stay up to the date to the latest poll results. All you need to do is search assembly election results 2017. Best is you can just add a hashtag for more precise results. Facebook will most probably have the results on its Trending section whereas Twitter is the fastest possible platform online to catch up with all the latest news. And yes, you can chat with your friends about it too
While all the major news channels have their online avatars, most of them have their mobile apps as well. Also, there are a number of web-online news portals where you can find all the data.
If you are in the office or outside and unable to watch all these news channels in the morning, what you can do is live stream these channels on your mobile phones. TataSky and Airtel provide live TV service through the mobile app. Airtel offers Airtel Pocket TV, while Tata Sky has Tata Sky Mobile App. Just do remember you need to have seamless 3G and 4G connectivity to experience live stream.