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Election results 2022 highlights: Gujarat remains BJP's citadel, Congress usurps Himachal Pradesh

Assembly Election Results 2022 highlights: The BJP has shown a dominant performance in Gujarat by winning 156 seats, thereby breaking Congress's earlier record of 149 in 1985 polls. Congress, on the other hand, has returned to power in Himachal Pradesh.
Election Results 2022: BJP has retained Gujarat with massive win while Congress has managed to return in Himachal Pradesh.
Election Results 2022: BJP has retained Gujarat with massive win while Congress has managed to return in Himachal Pradesh.

Assembly election results 2022 highlights: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has swept the 2022 Gujarat assembly election by winning in a record 156 seats. This result broke the earlier record of 149 seats set by Congress in the 1985 assembly polls. Congress, meanwhile, has been able wrest back Himachal Pradesh following a close contest with BJP, which was hoping to buck the trend in the hill state....Read More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked voters of both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh for their support in an event from the BJP headquarters in Delhi on Thusrday.

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ran an aggressive campaign to make inroads in PM Modi's home state but failed to make a significant impact in terms of seat share. Arvind Kejriwal's party, however, has received nearly 13% of the total votes polled and gained the status of ‘national party’.

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Dec 8, 2022 10:38 PM IST

BJP retains Gujarat, gets dethroned in Himachal

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has released the final data of both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly election and the result is a split between the BJP and the Congress party. While the saffron unit retained their reign in Gujarat by winning a record 156 seats as opposed to Congress's 17, the grand old party wrested the northern hill state by bagging 40 constituencies of the 68 seats. The BJP claimed 25 in Himachal Pradesh.

Dec 8, 2022 6:05 PM IST

Gujarat election: Partywise Trends & Result

BJP – 156 (win – 141; lead - 15)

Congress – 17 (win - 15; lead - 2)

AAP – 5 (win - 5; lead - 0)

Samajwadi Party - 1 (win - 1; lead - 0)

Independent – 3 (win - 3; lead - 0)

Dec 8, 2022 6:02 PM IST

Himachal election: Partywise Trends & Result

Congress – 40 (win – 39; lead - 1)

BJP – 25 (win - 18; lead - 7)

Independent – 3

Dec 8, 2022 5:40 PM IST

Gujarat: Congress nominee set to retain Vav assembly seat

Congress candidate Geniben Thakor was on course to retain the Vav assembly seat in Gujarat’s Banaskantha district. After 24 rounds of counting of votes, Thakor bagged 100652 votes against BJP’s Swarupji Thakor who polled 85415 votes, a difference of 15237 votes.

Dec 8, 2022 5:39 PM IST

Anand Assembly seat back with BJP after 5 years

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Yogesh Patel wrested the Anand Assembly constituency in Gujarat from the Congress with a margin of 41,623 votes. He defeated sitting Congress MLA Kanti Sodha Parmar in Anand, known for the world famous Amul dairy brand.

Dec 8, 2022 5:22 PM IST

Congress wins 39, leads in 1

Congress has won in Arki, Baijnath, Barsar, Bhattiyat, Chamba, Chintpurni, Dharampur, Dharamshala, Doon, Fatehpur, Gagret, Ghumarwin, Haroli, Indora, Jaisinghpur, Jawalamukhi, Jawali, Jubbal-Kotkhai, Kasauli, Kotkhai, Kasumpti, Kinnaur, Kullu, Kutlehar, Lahaul & Spiti, Manali, Nagrota, Nahan, Palampur, Rampur, Rohru, Shahpur, Shillai, Shimla, Shimla Rural, Solan, Sri Renukaji, Sujanpur, and Theog.

Dec 8, 2022 5:17 PM IST

‘Each of you is a champion!’: PM Modi to BJP workers

"To all hardworking @BJP4Gujarat Karyakartas I want to say - each of you is a champion! This historic win would never be possible without the exceptional hardwork of our Karyakartas, who are the real strength of our Party."

Dec 8, 2022 5:05 PM IST

Overcome with a lot of emotions: PM Modi on Gujarat election results

“Thank you Gujarat. I am overcome with a lot of emotions seeing the phenomenal election results. People blessed politics of development and at the same time expressed a desire that they want this momentum to continue at a greater pace. I bow to Gujarat’s Jan Shakti," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.

Dec 8, 2022 4:58 PM IST

Congress past majority mark in Himachal Pradesh

Congress has been voted back to power in Himachal Pradesh as the grand old party has touched the majority mark of 35 and is leading in five assembly constituencies.

Dec 8, 2022 4:39 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi thanks people of Himachal for ‘decisive victory’

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi thanked the people of Himachal Pradesh for giving a decisive mandate to the grand old party in the hill state. He assured that the Congress government will fulfill all poll promises.

“My heartfelt thanks to the people of Himachal Pradesh for this decisive victory. Heartiest congratulations to all Congress workers and leaders. Your hard work and dedication truly deserves the best wishes for this victory. I assure you again, we will fulfill every promise made to the public as soon as possible,” he said in a tweet in Hindi.

Dec 8, 2022 4:35 PM IST

Kejriwal congratulates AAP workers on Gujarat results

Dec 8, 2022 4:25 PM IST

Outgoing Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur reaches Raj Bhawan

Outgoing Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur has reached Raj Bhawan in Shimla to tender his resignation to the Governor.

Dec 8, 2022 4:16 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh election results: Seats where BJP won

BJP has won in Anni, Balh, Banjar, Bharmour, Churah, Dalhousie, Jaswan-Pragpur, Jogindernagar, Karsog, Mandi, Nachan, Nurpur, Pachhad, Paonta Sahib, Sarkaghat, and Sundernagar.

Dec 8, 2022 4:10 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh election results: Seats where Congress won

Congress has won in Arki, Baijnath, Bhattiyat, Chamba, Chintpurni, Dharamshala, Doon, Fatehpur, Gagret, Haroli, Indora, Jaisinghpur, Jawalamukhi, Jawali, Jubbal-Kotkhai, Kasumpti, Kinnaur, Kullu, Kutlehar, Lahaul & Spiti, Manali, Nagrota, Palampur, Rampur, Rohru, Shahpur, Shillai, Shimla, Shimla Rural, Solan, Sujanpur, and Theog.

Dec 8, 2022 4:01 PM IST

'Gujarat has rejected empty promises...': Amit Shah's swipe

The state has 'rejected those who make empty promises', union home minister Amit Shah tweeted Thursday afternoon after the Bharatiya Janata Party claimed victory in the 2022 Gujarat Assembly election. Read more…

Dec 8, 2022 4:00 PM IST

AICC in-charge of Gujarat, Raghu Sharma, quits

Congress leader Raghu Sharma has quit as AICC in-charge of Gujarat after party's disastrous performance in the assembly elections. Congress has so far managed to win 24 assembly seats and is leading on 15 seats at the time of writing this. Read more…

Dec 8, 2022 3:38 PM IST

Gujarat CM wins Ghatlodia seat 1.92 lakh votes

CM Bhupendra Patel has won Ghatlodia seat by a margin of 1.92 lakh votes.

Dec 8, 2022 3:36 PM IST

Congress wins Danilimda assembly seat despite splitting votes with AAP

Congress's Shailesh Manubhai Parmar has defeated BJP's Nareshbhai Shankarbhai Vyas( Satish Vyas) by 13487 votes despite AAP's 14.84% vote share and AIMIM's presence. AIMIM candidate Kaushikabahen Dilipbhai Parmar has received less than 2% of the total votes polled.

Dec 8, 2022 3:32 PM IST

3 Independents win in Himachal assembly election

Independent candidate Hoshyar Singh has defeated his nearest rival, Congress's Rajesh Sharma, by 3877 votes in Dehra constituency.

Dec 8, 2022 3:28 PM IST

CM Jairam Thakur concedes defeat in Himachal

Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jairam Thakur has conceded defeat in state elections as Congress continues to lead on 39 seats.

“I respect people's mandate and I want to thank PM and other central leadership during last 5 yrs. We will stand for the development of the state irrespective of politics. We'll analyse our shortcoming and improve during the next term,” Jairam Thakur said.

Dec 8, 2022 3:25 PM IST

Jignesh Mevani leads from Vadgam by over 3,000 votes

Congress's Jignesh Mevani is leading from Vadgam assembly constituency by 3493 votes.

Dec 8, 2022 2:54 PM IST

Himachal election: Partywise Trends & Result

Congress – 39 (win – 11; lead - 28)

BJP – 26 (win - 10; lead - 16)

Independent – 3 (win - 2; lead - 1)

Dec 8, 2022 2:30 PM IST

Gujarat election results: BJP wins in Ankleshwar, Bardoli, Gadhada, Gandevi, Gondal

BJP candidates have won their seats in Ankleshwar, Bardoli, Gadhada, Gandevi and Gondal assembly constituencies.

Dec 8, 2022 2:27 PM IST

In Gujarat’s tribal belt, BJP leads on 24 of 27 seats

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is headed for a landslide victory in Gujarat, is leading in 24 out of the 27 assembly segments in the state’s tribal belt in Surat, Tapi and Bharuch districts, delivering a stunning blow to the Congress that has traditionally won these seats.

Dec 8, 2022 2:25 PM IST

Gujarat: Partywise Trends & Result

BJP – 157 (win – 25; lead - 132)

Congress – 16 (win - 14; lead - 2)

AAP – 5  (win - 0; lead - 5)

Samajwadi Party - 1 (win - 0; lead - 1)

Independent – 3 (win - 0; lead - 3)

Dec 8, 2022 2:21 PM IST

Himachal election results: BJP wins in Pachhad

BJP candidate from Pachhad, Reena, has defeated Congress's Dayal Pyari by 3,857 votes.

Dec 8, 2022 2:20 PM IST

Himachal election results: Congress candidate wins in Kasumpti

Congress's Anirudh Singh has defeated BJP's Suresh Bhardwaj by 8655 votes in Kasumpti assembly constituency.

Dec 8, 2022 2:17 PM IST

Himachal election results: BJP's Ashish Sharma wins from Hamirpur

Independent candidate from Hamirpur, Ashish Sharma, has defeated Congress's Pushpinder Verma by 12,899 votes.

Dec 8, 2022 2:14 PM IST

Himachal election results: BJP's Janak Raj wins from Bharmour

BJP's Janak Raj has won from Bharmour assembly seat, defeating Congress's Thakur Singh Bharmouri by 5172 votes.

Dec 8, 2022 2:13 PM IST

BJP wins in Churah

BJP's Hans Raj has defeated Congress's Yashwant Singh by 2642 in Churah assembly constituency.

Dec 8, 2022 2:08 PM IST

Himachal election: Congress wins in Chamba

Congress's Neeraj Nayar has defeated BJP's Neelam Nayyar by 7782 votes in Chamba assembly seat.

Dec 8, 2022 2:01 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh: Congress wins in Jubbal-Kotkhai, Kinnaur

Congress's Rohit Thakur has defeated BJP's Chetan Singh Bragta in Jubbal-Kotkhai by 5069 votes while Jagat Singh Negi has defeated BJP's Surat Negi in Kinnaur by 6964 votes.

Dec 8, 2022 1:40 PM IST

Congress's Suresh Kumar now leads from Bhoranj

Congress's Suresh Kumar is leading from Bhoranj against BJP's Anil Dhiman by 644 votes.

Dec 8, 2022 1:35 PM IST

Himachal election: BJP wins in Paonta Sahib

BJP's Sukh Ram has defeated Congress's Kirnesh Jung by 8596 votes in Paonta Sahib assembly constituency.

Dec 8, 2022 1:27 PM IST

Himachal election: BJP wins in Sundernagar

BJP's Rakesh Kumar has won from Sundernagar assembly constituency, defeating nearest rival Congress's Sohan Lal by 8,125 votes.

Dec 8, 2022 1:25 PM IST

Himachal election: Congress wins in Shimla

Congress's Harish Janartha has defeated BJP's Sanjay Sood by 3,037 votes in Shimla assembly constituency.

Dec 8, 2022 1:24 PM IST

Himachal election: BJP's Ranbir Singh wins in Nurpur

BJP candidate from Nurpur, Ranbir Singh, has defeated Congress's Ajay Mahajan by 18,752 votes.

Dec 8, 2022 1:22 PM IST

Himachal election: BJP's Anil Sharma wins from Mandi

BJP's Anil Sharma has defeated Congress candidate Champa Thakur by over 10,000 votes in Champa assembly constituency.

Dec 8, 2022 1:18 PM IST

Gujarat election: BJP's Rakesh Gunvantbhai Desai wins in Navsari

BJP candidate Rakesh Gunvantbhai Desai has defeated Congress's Dipak Barot in Navsari by 72,313 votes.

Dec 8, 2022 1:16 PM IST

BJP's Mohanbhai Dhodiya wins in Mahuva

BJP's Mohanbhai Dhodiya has defeated Congress's Garasiya Dipakkumar in Mahuva by 31508 votes.

Dec 8, 2022 1:13 PM IST

Gujarat election: Congress win in Jamalpur-Khadia

Congress's Imran Khedawala has defeated BJP's Bhushan Bhatt by 13658 votes in Jamalpur-Khadia.

Dec 8, 2022 1:00 PM IST

Hardik Patel wins from Viramgam

Patidar leader and former Congress leader Hardik Patel has won from Viramgam seat on BJP ticket.

Dec 8, 2022 12:59 PM IST

Gujarat: Jignesh Mevani trailing in Vadgam by 1192 votes

Congress's Jignesh Mevani is trailing in Vadgam by 1192 votes against BJP's Manibhai Vaghela.

Dec 8, 2022 12:51 PM IST

How BJP overcame 2017 setback to be on course to win most seats ever in Gujarat

On December 18, 2017, when the last vote in Gujarat was counted, the mood in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was less than upbeat. The party won its sixth straight assembly election, but its tally shrunk to below 100. The Congress posted its best results in a generation. The BJP suffered setbacks in its citadel of Saurashtra. Read more…

Dec 8, 2022 12:45 PM IST

Congress's Chander Shekhar leads in Dharampur

Congress's Chander Shekhar is leading in Dharampur by 825 votes against BJP's Rajat Thakur.

Dec 8, 2022 12:43 PM IST

Congress's Kuldeep Singh Pathania now leads in Bhattiyat

Congress's Kuldeep Singh Pathania is leading in Bhattiyat by 24 votes against BJP's Bikram Singh.

Dec 8, 2022 12:36 PM IST

Himachal election: Congress now leads in 40 seats

Partywise Trends & Result

Congress – 40 

BJP – 25

Independent - 3

Dec 8, 2022 12:32 PM IST

Gujarat: Full List of leading/winning candidates

BJP has recorded two wins in Gujarat assembly elections and is currently leading on 151 seats. Check full winning/leading list here

Dec 8, 2022 12:24 PM IST

BJP leads in Sullah, Sundernagar and Una; Congress leads in Sri Renukaji

BJP's Vipin Singh Parmar, Rakesh Kumar and Satpal Singh Satti are leading in Sullah, Sundernagar and Una, respectively. Congress's Vinay Kumar is leading in Sri Renukaji by 473 votes.

Dec 8, 2022 12:21 PM IST

Congress leads in Solan, Sri Naina Deviji, Sujanpur and Theog

Congress's Dhani Ram Shandil, Ram Lal Thakur, Rajinder Singh and Kuldeep Singh Rathore are leading in Solan, Sri Naina Deviji, Sujanpur and Theog, respectively.

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