A total of 923 candidates filed nomination papers for the Delhi assembly elections.

Of the total, 539 filed their papers Wednesday, the last day for filing nominations, an official told IANS.

The New Delhi constituency recorded the highest number of candidates – 23 – while the lowest number of candidature – six – was reported from Ambedkar Nagar constituency.

The filing of nomination papers began Jan 14. A total of 1,404 nomination papers were filed till the last day. Scrutiny of papers will be done Jan 24.

Voting for the 70-member Delhi assembly will take place Feb 7. Votes will be counted Feb 10.