HP Election 2022 / Himachal Pradesh assembly election date announced, voting on November 12; Results will come on 8th December

Zoom News : Oct 14, 2022, 06:05 PM
HP Election 2022: The Central Election Commission has announced the dates for the assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh. The Election Commission has announced the upcoming assembly elections by holding a press conference in Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi. Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh will be held on November 12. The results will come on 8th December.

Earlier elections were held in so many phases

It is worth noting that in both the states of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, there is a BJP government at present. Aam Aadmi Party is also in the fray in Gujarat elections this year. All the parties have completed the preparations for the assembly elections. Last time elections were held in Gujarat in two phases. At the same time, elections were held in only one phase in Himachal Pradesh. Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh will be held on November 12. The results will come on 8th December.

What was the situation in Himachal Pradesh in the last election

Significantly, in November 2017, assembly elections were held for 68 seats in Himachal Pradesh. In this, BJP had won 44 seats, while Congress got 21 seats. Three seats were occupied by other parties. Talking about the vote percentage, the BJP got 48.8 percent of the votes, while the Congress got 41.7 percent of the votes in the state. Then the Congress took the support of the family of former Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh to bring the upper caste votes in its favour.

What was the situation in Gujarat in 2017 elections

In 2017 Gujarat assembly elections were held in 2 phases for 198 seats. The average voter turnout was 68.41 per cent. In these elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party won 99 seats and the Congress won 77 seats. NCP won 1 seat, Bharatiya Tribal Party 2 and Independent candidates won 3 seats. Earlier in the 2012 elections, BJP had got 115 seats, while Congress had won 61 seats.

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