Himachal assembly results: Congress, BJP in neck-to-neck competition; both leading 32 seats
Post by ANI on Thursday, December 8, 2022
In a neck-to-neck competition between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Indian National Congress (INC), trends show both leading at 32 seats in Himachal Pradesh.
However, State Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, who hails from BJP is currently leading from his constituency, Seraj with close to 15 thousand votes. Thakur is currently leading the Seraj seat with 14921 votes while the Congress candidate for this seat, Chet Ram is trailing behind by receiving 4351 votes so far.
Congress candidate from Shimla Rural and former CM late Virbhadra Singh's son, Vikramaditya Singh leading with a total of 7233 votes.
In the state capital, Shimla, Harish Janartha of Congress is currently leading with 3449 votes and BJP's Sanjay Sood is trailing in the constituency with 2565 votes in the recently held assembly elections.
At the Kullu seat, Congress' Sunder Singh Thakur is leading with 11599 votes and BJP's Narotam Singh is trailing with a total of 8033 votes. Similarly, Congress candidate Sudhir Sharma is leading in the Dharamshala constituency with 6338 votes while Rakesh Kumar of BJP is trailing with 3584 votes, as per the latest trends by the ECI.
In Bilaspur, the trends by ECI show tough competition between its Congress and BJP candidate as Bumber Thakur has gained 2947 while BJP's Trilok Jamwal is trailing and has gained 2940 votes so far.(ANI)