Election LIVE: 3-way contest in Delhi, Gujarat, Himachal; all eyes set on result

The stage is all set for the results of Delhi civic polls, Gujarat Assembly elections and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections on December 7 and 8. 

With exit polls out, all eyes are now on the results for the civic elections in Delhi, Gujarat assembly elections and Himachal Pradesh elections on December 7 and 8 respectively. 

Gujarat – that voted in two phases on December 1 and 5 – is seeing a three-cornered contest among the BJP, Congress, and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). According to the exit polls prediction, BJP is set to register a massive victory in Gujarat with 117-148 seats in the 182-member assembly, while the Congress has been predicted to bag seats in the range of 30-51 seats. The Aam Aadmi Party was projected to bag anything between three and 13 seats.

In Himachal Pradesh as well ,the BJP is likely to retain the power as the exit polls on Monday show it would win the most seats in the assembly election. The polling for the Himachal assembly elections was held for 68 constituency seats on Saturday, and the counting of votes is scheduled to be taken up on December 8.

Meanwhile, the civic polls in Delhi is the first municipal election in the national capital after the fresh delimitation of wards. The election is largely being seen as a three-way contest among the AAP, BJP, and Congress. The BJP has been in power in the civic body since 2007.

Follow all the updates here:

  • Dec 06, 2022 11:23 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal thanks Delhi for faith in AAP after exit polls

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday thanked Delhi for “faith in AAP” after exit polls. AAP is projected to win the MCD elections.

  • Dec 06, 2022 10:09 AM IST

‘Wait for final outcome’: outgoing Himachal CM Jairam Thakur on exit polls

Reacting to the exit-poll projections for Himachal Pradesh, outgoing chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday said that though many pollsters have predicted a return of the BJP in the state, the people should wait for the final outcome on December 8.

  • Dec 06, 2022 09:16 AM IST

People voted in MCD polls for good work done by party: AAP

After three exit polls on Monday predicted a clear win for the AAP in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls, the party said that the people have voted for the good work done by it while the BJP said it will do much better than the survey predictions.

  • Dec 06, 2022 08:17 AM IST

Himachal Assembly elections: Congress hopeful to win with full majority

Even after the exit-poll projections for Himachal Pradesh that have predicted a return of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state, Congress is still hopeful that the party would form the government with a full majority in the hill state. “People have voted for the change in state and Congress will form the government. We shall have to see the sample and sample size. Exit polls are sometimes correct but during the last few elections, it has been questioned. We have our internal survey too, we will get over 40 seats,” said Naresh Chauhan vice-president of the Congress state unit, reported PTI.

  • Dec 06, 2022 07:36 AM IST

Gujarat saw a 60.94% voter turnout in final phase of polling 

A moderate voter turnout of 60.94 per cent was recorded in the second and final phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections covering 93 seats across 14 districts of north and central regions on Monday.

  • Dec 06, 2022 06:32 AM IST

All eyes set for December 7 and 8

With the exit polls out, all eyes are now on the results for the civic elections in Delhi, Gujarat assembly elections and Himachal Pradesh elections on December 7 and 8 respectively.

Sources: https://www.hindustantimes.com/elections/gujarat-assembly-elections-himachal-pradesh-assembly-elections-delhi-mcd-elections-live-results-exit-polls-polling-voting-december-6-2022-101670286256562.html

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