Uttarakhand election result 2022 Highlights: CM Dhami, Rawat lose their seats

Mar 11, 2022 12:37 AM IST

Uttarakhand election results 2022 highlights: The Bharatiya Janata Party ducked anti-incumbency to form the government in the hill state for the second straight term

Uttarakhand election results 2022 highlights: The Bharatiya Janata Party, which changed its chief minister twice in the last year in an effort to shake off anti-incumbency, is set to form the government once again. Several exit polls had predicted a hung assembly in Uttarakhand with the Congress and BJP in a close fight. However, the poll outing turned out to be forgettable for few bigwigs, including chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Congress leader Harish Rawat who lost the polls

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and former CM Harish Rawat lost the polls
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and former CM Harish Rawat lost the polls

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The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had also thrown in its hat this time and Delhi chief minister Arvind made several visits to the hill state in an effort to emerge as the third alternative. That attempt does not appear to have been very successful.

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  • Mar 10, 2022 08:54 PM IST

    Ex-CM Khanduri's daughter wins Kotdwar

    BJP's Ritu Khanduri Bhushan, daughter of former Uttarakhand CM BC Khanduri, wins Kotdwar seat by a margin of 3687 votes against Congress' Surendra Singh Negi

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  • Mar 10, 2022 08:12 PM IST

    BJP scripted a new history in Uttarakhand: PM Modi

    “BJP has scripted new history in Uttarakhand- for the first time a party has come for a second consecutive term in the state,” said PM Modi during his victory speech at the BJP headquarters in Delhi

  • Mar 10, 2022 07:13 PM IST

    Dhami thanks voters for BJP's win, promises to implement Uniform Civil Code

    Uttarakhand Chief minister Puskar Singh Dhami thanks people for BJP's victory, promised to implement Uniform Civil Code

    “Uttarakhand represents the cultural soul of the country and it deserves to have a Uniform Civil Code. We will also fulfil all other commitments made by us,” the chief minister, who lost from his own seat, said

  • Mar 10, 2022 05:37 PM IST

    Prem Chand Aggarwal, speaker of outgoing Uttarakhand Assembly, wins from Rishikesh

    Speaker of the outgoing Uttarkhand assembly Prem Chand Aggarwal was among the victorious BJP candidates as the party headed for a second consecutive win in the hill state. Aggarwal defeated Jayendra Chand Ramola of the Congress in Rishikesh by 19,057 votes.

  • Mar 10, 2022 04:53 PM IST

    Uttarakhand result: Winners list, leading and trailing candidates

    Two of the most prominent faces in Uttarakhand – CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and former CM Harish Rawat – have lost the battle from their respective seats time.

    Click here for the full list of winners/leading candidates from Uttarakhand.

  • Mar 10, 2022 04:06 PM IST

    Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami loses from Khatima

    Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami loses his seat by 6951 votes.

  • Mar 10, 2022 03:53 PM IST

    CM Dhami trailing by 6932 votes, likely to lose from Khatima

    Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami is trailing by 6932 votes and is likely to lose from Khatima seat.

  • Mar 10, 2022 03:39 PM IST

    Veteran Congress leader Harish Rawat loses his seat in Uttarakhand

    Veteran Congress leader Harish Rawat, who was also the chief ministerial face for the grand old party in Uttarakhand, loses from Lalkuwa seat.

  • Mar 10, 2022 03:00 PM IST

    BJP all set for record win in hill state, but CM Dhami trails by over 6k votes

    The BJP’s return to power is clear and it is on its way to making history by winning two successive assembly elections in the state, formed 21 years ago. While the saffron camp so far managed to bag about 44 per cent of the votes, the Congress had a little over 38 per cent votes. Read full story

  • Mar 10, 2022 02:57 PM IST

    Vote counting update till 2:45pm

    BJP leads on 48 seats, Congress on 18 seats, BSP on 2 and independents on 2 seats.

  • Mar 10, 2022 02:56 PM IST

    Uttarakhand result: BJP celebrates as party set to stake claim for 2nd term

    BJP workers celebrating outside party office in Uttarakhand.
    BJP workers celebrating outside party office in Uttarakhand.
  • Mar 10, 2022 01:59 PM IST

    BJP set to make history in Uttarakhand

    The BJP is all set for a second consecutive term in office this time, something which has never happened in the state's 21-year history. However, the party's chief ministerial face Pushkar Singh Dhami is trailing from Khatima seat.

  • Mar 10, 2022 01:24 PM IST

    Uttarakhand election result 2022: Take a look at how key candidates are performing so far

    While BJP has taken a clear lead in Uttarakhand, here's how some of the most prominent faces are performing:

    Pushkar Singh Dhami (BJP, Khatima) – Trailing by 2287 votes, Congress' Bhuwan Chandra Kapri leading.

    Harish Singh Rawat (Congress, Lalkuwa) – Trailing by 13893 votes, BJP's Mohan Singh Bisht leading.

    Pritam Singh (Congress, Chakrata) – Leading with 16,157 votes against BJP’s Ram Sharan Nautiyal

    Anupama Rawat (Congress, Haridwar Rural) – Leading with 47,181 votes against BJP's Yatishwaranand.

    Col (Retd) Ajay Singh Kothiyal (AAP, Gangotri) – Trailing, Suresh Singh Chauhan of the BJP leading by 5935 votes.

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  • Mar 10, 2022 01:10 PM IST

    BJP marching ahead in Uttarakhand, CM Dhami trailing

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  • Mar 10, 2022 12:36 PM IST

    We got expected results, says Prahlad Joshi on lead in Uttarakhand

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  • Mar 10, 2022 12:31 PM IST

    EC lifts ban on victory processions

    The Election Commission on Thursday lifted the ban on victory processions during the counting of votes and declaration of results in the five states where elections were held recently.

  • Mar 10, 2022 11:40 AM IST

    Congress' CM face Harish Rawat trailing by 9966 votes

    Vote counting till 11:38am, as per ECI website.
    Vote counting till 11:38am, as per ECI website.
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    People will start believing in us: Sisodia on AAP's performance in Uttarakhand, Goa

  • Mar 10, 2022 11:10 AM IST

    Uttarakhand result: CM Dhami takes slight lead from Khatima seat

    Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Dhami has now taken the lead from Khatima seat by 75 votes. BJP is in a comfortable lead in the state.

  • Mar 10, 2022 10:54 AM IST

    Uttarakhand  result 70/70: BJP leading from 42 seats, Congress takes back seat

    Votes have poured in from all the 70 constituencies and the BJP has take a comfortable lead from 42 seats. Congress, on the other hand, is leading from 22 seats, while other parties and independent candidates from 6 seats.

  • Mar 10, 2022 10:32 AM IST

    BJP takes comfortable lead in Uttarakhand but CM faces trail

    The ruling BJP was ahead of the Congress in Uttarakhand with its party candidates leading in 37 seats on Thursday, according to early trends available. 

    According to data available on the Election Commission website at 10:20am for 56 seats, the Congress was ahead in 18 seats, the BSP in two seats, the Uttarakhand Janekta party and independent in one each.

  • Mar 10, 2022 10:19 AM IST

    Congress CM face Harish Rawat trailing by 7085 votes

    Congress' CM candidate Harish Rawat is trailing from Lalkuwa seat by 7085 votes.

  • Mar 10, 2022 10:06 AM IST

    Uttarakhand election result: CM Pushkar Singh Dhami trailing

    Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami trailing from Khatima by 945 votes. 

  • Mar 10, 2022 09:59 AM IST

    BJP crosses halfway mark in Uttarakhand

    BJP leads from 36 seats, Congress from 18 seats, others from 5 seats.

  • Mar 10, 2022 09:22 AM IST

    Uttarakhand results: BJP takes the lead again

    As per the early trends at 9:20am, BJP has taken the lead again from 28 seats, Congress ahead in 14 seats.

  • Mar 10, 2022 09:12 AM IST

    Counting underway in Uttarakhand

    Counting underway in Uttarakhand's Tehri district
    Counting underway in Uttarakhand's Tehri district
  • Mar 10, 2022 09:06 AM IST

    Uttarakhand Election Result 2022: BJP loses early ground to Cong; CM Dhami leads

    Congress has taken the lead in 19 seats, while the BJP leads in 16 seats.

  • Mar 10, 2022 08:50 AM IST

    BJP leads in 9 seats, Congress in 7: CM Pushkar Dhami leads in Khatima

    The BJP and Congress are in a neck and neck battle in Uttarakhand. BJP is marginally ahead with 9 seats against Congress' 7 so far. Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami is leading in Khatima seat.

  • Mar 10, 2022 08:37 AM IST

    Congress will win almost 48 seats, says Harish Rawat

    Congress leader and former state Chief Minister Harish Rawat said his party will comfortably win the Uttarakhand Assembly elections by bagging almost 48 seats.

    Talking to ANI, Rawat said, "I am confident of the victory of Congress in Uttarakhand. Everything will be clear in the next 2-3 hours. I have faith in the people of the state. I believe Congress will get close to 48 seats."

  • Mar 10, 2022 08:33 AM IST

    Uttarakhand election result: 550 police personnel deployed amid vote counting

    “Postal ballots are being counted right now. Around 550 police personnel are deployed here. The use of mobile phones is banned inside counting centers. Victory rallies can be conducted only with permission,” Dehradun SSP Janmejay Khanduri told news agency ANI.

  • Mar 10, 2022 08:15 AM IST

    Early trends push BJP in lead; Congress follows close

    According to the initial trends, Pushkar Singh Dhami's BJP is ahead of the Harish Rawat-led Congress camp.

  • Mar 10, 2022 08:08 AM IST

    Counting of votes begins

    Counting of votes begins in Uttarakhand. It is going to be a tight fight between the incumbent BJP and the rejuvenated Congress. 

  • Mar 10, 2022 07:52 AM IST

    Counting of votes to begin shortly

    All eyes are set on the Election Commission as counting of votes begin in less than 10 minutes.

  • Mar 10, 2022 07:49 AM IST

    BJP hopes to surpass exit poll predictions, Congress also confident

    With exit polls predicting a close race in Uttarakhand, leaders of both the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress have exuded confidence about emerging victorious during the counting of votes on Thursday. If BJP is able to win the election, it will be the first time that a government will be repeated since the formation of Uttarakhand.

  • Mar 10, 2022 07:44 AM IST

    Chhattisgarh CM meets Harish Rawat in Dehradun

    Ahead of the vote counting, Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Bhagel former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat and other Congress leaders in Dehradun on Wednesday.

  • Mar 10, 2022 07:24 AM IST

    All eyes on BJP, Congress and AAP

    Uttarakhand assembly polls witnessed a triangular contest among the ruling BJP, Congress and Aam Aadmi Party. The exit polls have predicted a hung assembly this time, while giving an edge to the incumbent BJP.

  • Mar 10, 2022 07:22 AM IST

    Counting to begin at 8am

    Counting to the 70-member Uttarakhand assembly election will begin at 8am today.

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