The Congress has wrested power from the BJP in Himachal Pradesh, by winning 40 out of 68 seats. The BJP could bag 25 seats and three independents have also been elected. Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur has resigned following Congress' victory. Who will be the next CM of Himachal Pradesh? The Congress is yet to reveal. Thank you for staying with us.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur has announced his resignation after the BJP lost the assembly elections and the Congress emerged victorious. Of 68 seats of Himachal Pradesh assembly, the Congress has bagged 26 seats and is leading in 13 others. The BJP has won 14 seats and is ahead in 12 others.
The Congress has extended its lead to 38 seats of the 68-member Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha, crossing the majority mark. The BJP is ahead in 26 seats and won one so far. Three independent candidates are also leading. Counting of votes for the Himachal Pradesh assembly election result is still underway.
The Congress party has secured lead in 36 seats in Himachal Pradesh assembly election, as per the latest figures from the Election Commission. Notably, a party needs minimum 35 seats to form government in Himachal Pradesh. The BJP is ahead in 29 constituencies. Three independents are also leading.
Himachal Pradesh continues to witness a close contest between the ruling BJP and the Congress. As per latest trends from the Election Commission's website, the Congress has secured lead in 33 seats. The BJP is ahead in 31 constituencies. Four independents are also leading. Himachal Pradesh has 68 assembly seats.
A close electoral contest continues in Himachal Pradesh. As per latest trends, the Congress is leading on 35 seats. The BJP is ahead in 31 constituencies. Two independents are also leading.
Himachal Pradesh is witnessing a neck-and-neck fight between the Congress and the BJP. According to latest trends, the Congress is leading on 34 seats. The BJP is ahead in 33 constituencies.
A neck-and-neck fight is being seen between the ruling BJP and the Congress in Himachal Pradesh. As per initial trends, both the BJP and the Congress are leading on 33 seats each. Counting of votes for the Himachal Pradesh assembly election result is underway.
The Congress has extended its lead to 20 seats in Himachal Pradesh. The BJP has secured lead on 18 seats. Counting of votes for the Himachal Pradesh assembly election result is underway.
The Congress has secured lead on 15 seats in Himachal Pradesh. The BJP, on the other hand, is ahead in 14 constituencies. Counting of votes for the Himachal Pradesh assembly election result is underway.
Shimla, December 8: The counting of votes for the Himachal Pradesh assembly election results 2022 will be held. Initial reports on leads gained by the ruling BJP, Congress and AAP will start emerging shortly after the commencement of counting, while the final Himachal Pradesh assembly election results 2022 would be declared by evening. LatestLY will bring live news updates on the Himachal Pradesh assembly election results 2022 for its readers throughout the counting process. Stay with us to get instant updates on the poll results of Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha.
Polling for the 68-member Himachal Pradesh assembly was held in a single-phase on November 12. The poll results will decided the fate of 412 candidates, including 24 women. The main contest is between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) also trying to make inroads in the hill state. Interesting electoral contest will be seen in Mandi, Seraj, Nahan, Solan, Lahaul and Spiti, Chamba, Rampur, Hamirpur, Kasauli, Shimla Rural, Dharamshala, Shimla, Una, Bilaspur, Shri Naina Devi Ji, Harauli, Nadaun, Dalhousie, Darang and Nagrota assembly constituency.
The list of key candidates in the Himachal Pradesh election includes Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, Chetram Thakur (Congress), Mahinder Rana (CPI-M), Mukesh Agnihotri (Congress), Ram Kumar (BJP), Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu (Congress), Vijay Agnihotri (BJP), Asha Kumari (Congress), DS Thakur (BJP), Manish Sareen (AAP), Kaul Singh Thakur (Congress), Puran Chand Thakur (BJP), Sunita Thakur (AAP), Vikramaditya Singh (Congress), Ravi Mehta (BJP), Harish Janartha (Congress), Sanjay Sood (BJP), Chaman Rakesh Ajta (AAP), Tikender Singh Pawar (CPI-M) and Ranveer Singh (BJP).
Ajay Mahajan (Congress), Manishi Kumari (AAP), Bhawani Paathania (Congress), Rakesh Pathania (BJP), Rajan Sushant (AAP) RS Bali (Congress), Arun Kumar Mehra (BJP), Umakant Dogra (AAP), Vipin Parmar (BJP), Jagdish Sapheia (Congress), Ravinder Singh (AAP), Rajinder Singh Rana (Congress), Ranjit Singh (BJP), Anil Rana (AAP), Kuldeep Rathore (Congress), Rakesh Singha (CPI-M), Ajay Shyam (BJP), Attar Singh (AAP) and Suresh Bhardwaj (BJP) are also among key candidates.
Himachal Pradesh witnessed over 75 percent voter turnout. Facing strong winds of anti-incumbency, the BJP leadership led by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur banked on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "charisma", while listing its achievements before people during the campaigning. The Congress party, which is eyeing to return to the helm, tried to woo 2.5 lakh strong government employees, the state's crucial vote bank, with a promise of restoring the old pension scheme.
In the 2017 Himachal Pradesh assembly polls, the BJP had won 44 seats, the Congress 21, the CPI(M) one and Independents two. Who will Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha polls? To know the answer, follow the live news updates on counting of votes and the results here.