LIVE: Counting for Gujarat and Himachal underway


Counting for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh elections have started and early trends have started to pour in.Exit polls had predicted a comfortable win for BJP in Gujarat, where the saffron party has been in government for 22 years.

In Himachal Pradesh too, the exit polls had predicted win for the BJP. Congress has been governing the hilly state for last five years.

Here are the updates:-

  • The Congress party accepts the verdict of the people and congratulates the new governments in both states. I thank the people of Gujarat and Himachal with all my heart for the love they showed me: Rahul Gandhi
  • BJP’s CM candidate in Himachal Pradesh, Prem Kumar Dhumal, loses elections
  • BJP leads at 98 seats, Congress and alliance at 80 in Gujarat: Election Commission
  • Despite win in Himachal, BJP’s State President Satpal Singh Satti loses his seat from Una
  • BJP’s lead in 19 seats is less than 5,000 votes, Congress has 18 such seats where the lead is less than 5,000 votes
  • Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil trails by over 10 thousands votes
  • “I firmly believe that our EVMs, VVPATs cannot be tampered with. This matter should be closed once and for all as it is tried and tested. EVM is a standalone machine, question of hacking doesn’t arise” says former Chief Election Commissioner of India, HS Brahma
  • BREAKING: Hardik Patel to address media at 2.30 PM today
  • BREAKING: Jignesh Mevani wins from Vadgam by more than 21,000 votes
  • BJP’s CM candidate in Himachal Pradesh, Prem Kumar Dhumal, trails by 2000 votes.
  • Arjun Modhwadia loses from Porbandar by 2000 votes, He lost to BJP’s Babubhai Bokhiria
  • 150 seats ambition was a joke, BJP could have won more than 120 seats on Ram Mandir issue: Subramanian Swamy
  • #HimachalPradeshElectionsResults: BJP leading at the moment: BJP- 42, Congress- 23, Others- 3
  • #GujratResults: BJP leading at the moment: BJP- 108, Congress- 73, Others- 1
  • BJP leading at the moment: BJP- 100, Congress- 81, Others- 1
  • Vijay Rupani leading but his deputy Nitin Patel is trailing
  • BJP’s CM candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal trailing by 1709 votes from Sujanpur
  • Jignesh Mevani leading by 7,000 votes
  • BJP’s CM face in Himachal Pradesh Prem Kumar Dhumal trailing
  • BJP leading at the moment: BJP- 95, Congress- 84, Others- 3
  • EC Offical trends for HimachalPradeshElections2017: BJP leading on 38, Congress ahead on 22, Others- 5.