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    Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election Results Live Updates: BJP won 44 seats, whereas the Congress bagged 21. Independent candidate Hoshiar Singh defeated heavyweights Ravinder Ravi (BJP) and Viplove Thakur (Congress) in Dehra. CPI-M’s Rakesh Singha defeated both the BJP and Congress in Theog.

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    Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election Results Live Updates: The BJP was set on Monday to wrest power in Himachal Pradesh from the Congress, winning 32 seats and leading in 12 in hard-fought Assembly elections. Needing 35 seats to control the 68-member House, the Bharatiya Janata Party was on course to win 44 the Congress had bagged 17 seats and led in 4 others. An Independent and the CPI-M got one seat each.

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    Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election Results Live Updates: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh wins from Arki seat in Solan district.

  • 4:55 PM IST
    Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election Results Live Updates: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday accepted the Congress party’s defeat in the state assembly elections. “I own responsibility for my party’s defeat,” he told reporters.
  • 4:47 PM IST

    Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election Results Live Updates: The BJP is set to wrest power in Himachal Pradesh with its candidates on a victory lap in 44 of the 68 seats in the Assembly elections. The party won 19 seats as counting of ballots progressed. The ruling Congress managed to win only 11 seats.

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    Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election Results Live Updates: Congress veteran and six-time Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his son Vikramaditya Singh are leading from Arki and Shimla(Rural) respectively.

  • 3:24 PM IST

    Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election Results Live Updates: The BJP is leading in 44 seats while the ruling party bagged five seats and was leading in 16 others, according to Election Commission trends.

  • 2:38 PM IST

    Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election Results Live Updates: BJP and Congress veterans Ravinder Ravi and Viplove Thakur, respectively, faced humiliating defeat from Independent Hoshiar Singh from Dehra.

  • 2:14 PM IST
    Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election Results Live Updates: BJP bagged its first seat by defeating Congress leader and cabinet minister Prakash Chaudhary from Balh. BJP’s Inder Singh Gandhi won this seat. BJP’s Ravindra Dhiman defeated sitting Congress MLA Yadvinder Goma from Jaisinghpur.

Shimla, Dec 18: The counting of votes for Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017 is underway and the results will be declared today. A total of 68 Vidhan Sabha seats or assembly constituencies went to polls on November 9 in the single phase of Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections 2017. The counting of votes for Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections results 2017 would begin at 8 AM and the final results of all the 68 Vidhan Sabha seats are expected to be declared by 5 PM. The early trends, which are expected to be out by 10 AM, will make the picture clear for the Himachal Pradesh polls. Catch instant live news updates of the elections results of Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls 2017.

The Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections were held peacefully in the 68 assembly constituencies or Vidhan Sabha seats and now it is time for the results. The main contenders in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017 are Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress. Both the parties have fielded candidates on all the 68 seats. While chief ministerial candidate of the ruling Congress party is incumbent Chief Minister Virbhadhra Singh, Prem Kumar Dhumal is BJP’s face for the top post. In the 2012 assembly elections in Himachal, the Congress party had bagged a total of 36 assembly constituencies out of 68, while the BJP had won 26.

Although the political contest in Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections is tough between the BJP and Congress, the opinion poll and exit poll results gave the saffron party an edge tilting the victory scale in its favour.

Exit PollBJPCongress
India Today Axis My47-5513-20
News24 Today’s Chanakya5513
Times Now-VMR5117
ABP News-CSDS35-4126-32

In the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections 2017, while the BJP has aimed at taking yet another state off Congress’ bag, the Congress, considering its defeats in recent elections, has aimed at retaining the hill state. The Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections 2017 could prove to be yet another test for the grand-old Congress trying to keep the state. Stay connected with us to catch the live updates of Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections results 2017.