Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2012 Live: Congress gets absolute majority
Shimla: the decision is out and therefore the Congress below the leadership of Virbhadra Singh has won AN relative quantity within the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections.
The Congress has won thirty six out of the full sixty eight seats, whereas the ruling BJP has managed to urge solely twenty four. Others have won four seats.
Earlier, state Chief Minister and BJP leader PK Dhumal on weekday conceded defeat and aforesaid “we ought to analyse what went wrong.”
Congress’ gamble of dispatching Virbhadra Singh to Himachal Pradesh to steer the Assembly Elections campaign has paid off. The Congress veteran was sent to the unsmooth state at a time once he was facing corruption charges against him, however the election results show that Virbhdara still holds his fort in his home city.
Sonia to make a decision on CM candidate: Virbhadra
Congress leader Virbhadra Singh won the election from Shimla rural seat by vast margin of nineteen,033 votes.
Congress veteran and former chief minister Virbhadra Singh was assured his party would oust the BJP. “We square measure terribly assured of forming a government,” he told the media.
Virbhadra more aforesaid that he had place in his “best efforts” within the polls and it absolutely was for Sonia Gandhi to make a decision the party’s chief minister.
“I had been given the temporary to bring the party back to power and for that I had place in my best efforts. it’s for our pol Sonia Gandhi to make a decision World Health Organization can become the Chief Minister,” Singh aforesaid whereas talking to reporters.
BJP accepts defeat
The BJP leader and Himachal Pradesh’s Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal conceded defeat.
He more underlined the “need to analyse what went wrong”. “The voters kind the sort of state that they require, and best needs to the new government,” Dhumal aforesaid.
Meanwhile, senior BJP leader Shanta Kumar aforesaid the party accepted the poll finding of fact.
“We settle for the decision. All folks within the BJP had fought elections along. The folks failed to vote for U.S.,” Shanta Kumar, a former Himachal Pradesh chief minister, told reporters.
Leaders World Health Organization won and lost
PK Dhumal won from the Hamirpur seat defeating his nearest Congress rival Narinder Thakur by a margin of over nine,500 votes.
Congress candidate Rakesh Kalia wins Gagret seat in Una district defeating Sushil Kalia (BJP).
BJP has won Shillai seat of Sirmaur district wherever its candidate Baldev Tomar defeated Congress’ Harshvardhan Chauhan
Congress candidate Sohan Lal Thakur has won Sundernagar seat.
Congress leader Vidya wins Theog.
BJP leader Dr Rajiv Bindal wins from Nahan.
Independent candidate Kirnesh Jung has won from Paonta European.
Congres leader Kishori Lal wins Baijnath seat.
Congress’s Asha Kumari wins Dalhousie.
The tally of votes for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections began at eight.00 am on weekday morning. The vote count is being command in thirty-nine sturdy rooms across the state amidst tight security.
Nearly seventy five % of the four.6 million voters voted on Gregorian calendar month four. officers aforesaid the state received solely a pair of,800 communication ballots.
In 2007, the BJP won forty one seats, the Congress twenty three, the Bahujan Samaj Party one seat and independents 3 seats. The BSP politician later joined the BJP.