Counting of votes begins at 08:00 am and trends are expected to be known by noon because of the use of computerised voting machines.
Ajay Maken is contesting against Bharatiya Janata Party's Minakshi Lekhi and Aam Aadmi Party's Brajesh Goel.
Unlike other countries, the US does not send its election observers to India because of the strong independent credentials of the Election Commission of India.
More than 8,000 candidates were in the fray for 542 seats across the nation. Over 67 per cent of the 90.99 crore electors had cast their vote in the seven-phase elections.
The app boasts of a number of innovative features including an option to bookmark one's favourite candidate from a constituency and track her/his result exclusively said the commission.
According to Army sources, all the likely routes of escape have been effectively blocked. Troops have launched intensive checks along Nagaland - Arunachal borders.
She completed the day operational syllabus on MiG-21 Bison aircraft on Wednesday.
The Election Commission said there would be no change in the procedure of matching Voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) slips.
Shah also termed as unconstitutional the demand of 22 opposition parties that the Election Commission change its counting protocol and count five random VVPATs first.
Opposition parties have alleged tampering of voting machines and intimidation of election officials in isolated areas.
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During the last Lok Sabha polls, the NDA registered a landslide win with 71 seats out of 80 in Uttar Pradesh.
The BrahMos cruise missile travels at a speed of Mach 2.8, nearly three times that of sound.
The authorities have further been asked to take adequate measures for the security of strong rooms and venues of counting of votes.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of Shanghai cooperation organisation (SCO) foreign ministers meet in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.