Himachal Pradesh :8/12/22: Congress gained the majority in Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls. Congress has won 40 seats while BJP has got 25. Independents have won three seats. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has won from Seraj Constituency, defeating his nearest Congress rival Chet Ram. BJP Candidate Rakesh Kumar won the Sundernagar seat. He defeated his nearest rival Sohan Lal of Congress with a margin of more than eight thousand votes.
Anil Sharma of BJP has retained the Mandi seat, defeating his Congress rival Champa Thakur by a margin of over ten thousand votes. Ranbir Singh of BJP won the Nurpur assembly Constituency defeating Ajay Mahajan of Congress by a margin of over eighteen thousand seven hundred votes. Congress candidate Jagat Singh Negi has won from Kinnaur seat by defeating his nearest BJP rival Surat Negi by a margin of over six thousand nine hundred votes.
On Himachal Pradesh Assembly election results, Mr Modi thanked the people of the State for their affection and support for the BJP. He said, work to fulfill the aspirations of the State will continue and the party will raise people’s issues in the times to come.
Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge has thanked the people of Himachal Pradesh, party leaders and workers for the party’s victory in the State Assembly Election.