Uttarakhand Election 2022: Dharchula Assembly Seat]
Uttarakhand Election: Dharchula Assembly Constituency 2022
Dharchula is one of the 70 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Constituencies that comes under the Pithoragarh district. People of Dharchula will vote for Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2022 on February 14 and the results was declared on March 10.
In 2017, the Dharchula assembly seat had 86,337 registered voters. Of the, 43,166 were male and 43,171 were female voters. 0.6% of votes were casted for NOTA.
In 2017, 7 candidates were contesting for Dharchula assembly constituency seat. Dharchula was one of 11 seats won by the Indian National Congress. Indian National Congress's Harish Singh won the election by defeating Bharatiya Janta Party's Virendra Singh Pal by a margin of 3,085 votes.
90.2% of votes were split between top 2 candidates. Indian National Congress's Harish Singh secured a total of 25,597 votes, while Bharatiya Janta Party's Virendra Singh Pal got 22,512 votes. Independent candidate Durga Prashad grabbed 2,717 votes to finish at the third place. The top three parties got 48.0%, 42.2% and 5.1% respectively.
In Uttarakhand Assembly election 2012, Indian National Congress's Harish Dhami outperformed Bharatiya Janta Party's Khushal Singh by 5,306 votes.