Uttarakhand Election 2022: Didihat Assembly Seat]
Uttarakhand Election: Didihat Assembly Constituency 2022
Didihat is one of the 70 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Constituencies that comes under the Pithoragarh district. Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2022 for Didihat was held on February 14 and the results was declared on March 10.
In Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2017, there were 83,872 registered voters for Didihat assembly seat, out of which 41,413 were male and 42,459 were female voters. 0.9% of voters opted for for the None of the Above (NOTA) option.
In 2017, 6 candidates were contesting for Didihat assembly constituency seat. Didihat was one of 57 seats won by the Bharatiya Janta Party. It was a close contest with Bharatiya Janta Party's Vishan Singh winning the election upstaging independent candidate Kishan Bhandari by a margin of just 2,368 votes.
92.1% of the total votes were casted to top three candidates. Bharatiya Janta Party's Vishan Singh grabbed a total of 17,392 votes, while independent candidate Kishan Bhandari got 15,024 votes. Indian National Congress's candidate Pradeep Singh Pal bagged 14,470 votes to finish at the third place. The top three parties registered 34.1%, 29.5% and 28.4% respectively.
In Uttarakhand Assembly election 2012, Bharatiya Janta Party's Bishan Singh Chuphal defeated Indian National Congress's Rewati Joshi by 10,617 votes.