As at least three members—state party president Pratibha Singh, former party chief Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu, and departing CLP leader Mukesh Agnihotri—have declared their candidacy for the position of the chief minister, Congress has said a resolution will be passed authorizing the AICC president to elect the CLP leader.
Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly Election Result 2022 Live Updates: The newly elected party MLAs are scheduled to meet in Shimla on Friday after the Congress won 40 of the 68 seats in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly, seizing control of the state.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi noted on Thursday that the margin of victory between his party and the Congress was less than 1%, despite the BJP’s electoral defeat. “I want to thank the Election Commission for holding peaceful elections. I’m not aware of any polling place that needed to be redone, the prime minister said.
In the previous 37 years, Himachal Pradesh has had a history of never having the same government in office twice. The rational Himachali voter has always believed that it is best to prevent any party from becoming too
The state Congress Committee on Wednesday expelled thirty office bearers from the primary membership of the party for the following six years due to “anti-party” activities, according to news agency ANI, a day before the announcement of the Himachal Pradesh assembly election results.
Pratibha Singh, the president of the Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee, expelled the leaders, including Dhirender Singh Chauhan, Santosh Dogra, Kuldeep Aukta, Anish Diwan, and 26 others, with immediate effect in accordance with a resolution from the Block Congress Committee of Chopal.
According to exit polls, the BJP has a slim lead over the Congress in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, which are expected to be close. The BJP claimed on Tuesday that exit poll results supported its claim that it would defy the trend and win back control. The opposition party is hoping that the state’s electorate will continue the three-decade tradition of ousting the current administration.
The Himachal sarkar (government), not the riwaz (tradition), would change, according to the Congress. “Exit polls are nothing new, and every channel uses them in every election. Errors in them and their correctness are a constant concern. The sample size and reliability of exit polls are always in doubt, according to Naresh Chauhan, vice-president of the state Congress.
According to the majority of exit polls whose results were made public Monday evening, the incumbent BJP is likely to keep power in Himachal Pradesh, breaking the pattern of alternate governments in the hill state. The main opposition Congress and the BJP were expected to have a close race for the 68-member Himachal Assembly, but according to exit polls, the saffron party would prevail and secure a simple majority.
Four exit polls predicted that the BJP would win between 32 and 40 seats, while the Axis My India poll predicted that the Congress would win between 30 and 40 seats. The results of the Himachal elections, which were held on November 12th, will be announced after the votes have been counted.