New Delhi: Traffic restrictions were put in place at several roads ahead of counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly elections today morning. 

"Traffic Alert Traffic movement will remain closed on Muni Maya Ram Marg near Guru Nanak Dev Institute of Technology (both carriageways) due to vote counting today," Delhi Traffic Police said in a tweet.

Further, it said traffic movement will remain closed on Road number 224 Dwarka from sector 7/9 crossing towards sector 9/10 crossing.

"Traffic Alert Traffic movement will remain closed from sector 6/7 crossing towards Shakti Chowk Dwarka & Rudra cut to T- Point due to vote counting," it said in another tweet.

Security has been heightened at counting centers where Electronic Voting Machine (EVMs) used in Delhi Assembly elections have been kept. 

Earlier, Deputy Election Commissioner Sudip Jain had said the Delhi elections took place peacefully and smoothly.
Counting for all 70 assembly seats in Delhi began at 8 am. The polling was held on February 8.