The Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly election was held on November 9th, 2017 to elect the 68 members of the Assembly. The election results were announced on December 18th, 2017. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was declared the winner, taking 44 seats in the Assembly. The Indian National Congress (INC) won 21 seats and the Communist Party of India (CPI) won two seats. The other political parties and independent candidates won one seat each.
Himachal Pradesh Election Results
The BJP emerged victorious in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly election, winning 44 seats. The INC won 21 seats and the CPI won two seats. One seat was won by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and one by an independent candidate.
The BJP won the majority of the seats in the Assembly, with a vote share of 48.8 percent. The INC came in second, with a vote share of 41.9 percent. The CPI was third with a vote share of 5.2 percent. The other political parties and independent candidates won a combined vote share of 4.1 percent.
The BJP’s victory in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly election marks a shift in the state’s political landscape. The party has been in power in the state for the past five years, and its victory suggests that the voters have chosen to continue with the same government.
The BJP’s victory also signals a shift in the state’s political alignment. The party has traditionally been seen as a Hindu nationalist party, but its victory in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly election suggests that it is now seen as a party that can appeal to all sections of society.
The INC’s defeat in the election is a setback for the party, which had been hoping to regain power in the state. The party’s poor performance in the election suggests that it needs to do more to reconnect with the voters.
The Himachal Pradesh Assembly election results are a reflection of the changing political landscape in the state. The BJP’s victory marks a shift in the state’s political alignment, while the INC’s defeat signals the need for the party to reconnect with the voters. The results of the election will have a significant impact on the future of the state’s politics.