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After perpetual campaigning for a month followed by Lok Sabha elections for two months, the fate of as many as 8,040 candidates will be decided today when the counting of votes polled for the 17th Lok Sabha elections is done.
Amid row of EVM-VVPAT tempering and hacking, the counting for the final outcome that will seal the fate of the country for the next five years has begun.
According to the exit polls released on the last phase of polling, Bharatiya Janata Party is expected to return to power.
The Lok Sabha Elections 2019 that started on April 11 and wrapped up on May 19, saw around 900 million voters exercising their right to vote and deciding the fate of 7,928 candidates across 543 seats in the country. Out of those candidates, 724 were women and four were transgender.
Results of Lok Sabha elections 2019 shall be out by the end of the day.
By Sowmya Sangam