In Himachal Pradesh, voting was held for all 68 assembly seats on November 12, and the results will come on December 8. Earlier on Monday evening, exit polls were released. According to the surveys that have been released so far, the contest in Himachal is going to be the most interesting. Barring two out of six surveys, all point out that the fight between BJP and Congress in Himachal will be fierce.
In the exit poll, a close fight has been told between the BJP and the Congress. In five surveys, BJP has been predicted to form the government in two. The hazy picture of whether the customs or rules will change in the state is being cleared by the exit polls to some extent.
Know who is winning
BJP – 24-34
Congress – 30-40
Aam Aadmi Party – 0
Others – 0
India TV survey
BJP – 35-40
Congress – 26-31
AAP – 0-0
Others – 0-3
News 18 survey
Congress – 30
AAP – 0
Others – 2
Survey of zee news bark
BJP – 35-40
Congress – 20-25
AAP – 0-3
Others – 1-5
India News Jan Ki Baat Close contest between BJP and Congress
According to the survey of India News Jan Ki Baat, Bharatiya Janata Party is expected to get 32-40 seats. Congress is predicted to get 27-34 seats, Aam Aadmi Party 0, and others 1-2 seats.
R India exit polls
34-39 to BJP
0-1 to AAP
According to Times Now, BJP is projected to win 38 seats, Congress 28, Aam Aadmi Party 0, and Others 2.
According to Republic P-Marque, once again, the Bharatiya Janata Party government will be formed in Himachal. According to the survey, BJP is expected to get 34-39 seats, Congress 28-33, AAP 0-1, and others 1-4.
Voting records are broken this time.
Let us tell you that this time the voters of the state broke all the voting records of the assembly elections held so far. A record 75.6 percent votes were cast in the polling held on 12 November. One percent of service voters are also included in these. However, more service voters are yet to be added. In such a situation, the voting figure can reach 76 percent. In the last assembly elections of 2017, the highest voter turnout was 75.57 percent.
This time, the maximum turnout was recorded in the Doon assembly constituency of Solan at 85.25 percent and Shimla city at 62.53 percent. It may increase by another one percent until all postal ballots are received. The Congress party is claiming to form the government with a full majority in the state, while the BJP is also claiming to change the practice or repeat the government. However, on December 8, it will be decided whether the custom will change or the rule.
The political future of 412 candidates will be decided on December 8
The future of 412 candidates of 68 assembly constituencies is imprisoned in EVMs. Now on December 8, his political future will be decided. In the electoral fray, this interesting battle has occurred among 412 candidates, including BJP, Congress, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), CPI (M), BSP, and Independents. Of these, there are 388 male and 24 female candidates. Out of the total of 55,92,828 voters in the state, the names of 28,54,945 men, 27,37,845 women, and 38 third gender have been included in the voter lists.
For the first time, voters above 80 and differently-abled were allowed to vote from their homes. Despite this, many elders and differently-abled cast their votes by reaching the polling stations. For voting, 142 booths were handed over to women and 37 Divyang personnel. 136 model polling stations were also set up across the state. There were 378 ultra-sensitive and 903 sensitive polling stations.
1950 Help number will be issued for counting of votes
Chief Electoral Officer Manish Garg said that on the day of the counting of votes to be held on December 8, helpline number 1950 would be functional 72 hours before the commencement of counting of votes in the office for receiving information and complaints related to counting of votes. He said that to ensure smooth communication of information by the Election Department, an information center would be set up at each counting center.
December 8 was declared as a dry day on counting day.
State Tax and Excise Commissioner Yunus said that given the assembly elections, December 8 had been declared a dry day on the day of the counting of votes across the state. This decision has been taken to ensure the free, fair, and peaceful counting of votes. During this period, the sale of intoxicants, alcoholic drinks, and intoxicants in hotels, shops, and public and private sectors will remain closed.