In Haryana, the fate of the Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress government, which is aiming at a third successive term, and BJP, which is eyeing to form a government on its own.
BJP CLEARLY AHEAD: The early trends of counting in Haryana polls have given a clear edge to Bharatiya Janata Party indicating that the party is all set to get an absolute majority.
Here are the LIVE updates:
# HJC won 2 seats.
# Congress won 15 seats in the state.
# BJP won as many as 47 out of 90 seats in the state. (See charts below to get a clear pictures)
# Haryana CM Bhupinder Hooda to submit his resignation at 5 pm today.
# 50 results out in Haryana, BJP wins 27, INLD 10, Congress 11.
# BJP has won seven out of the 10 seats announced.
# 11:00 AM: 4 results announced, BJP bags 3 of them.
# No clear front runner for CM post from BJP in Haryana.
# BJP set to form government on its own in Haryana.
# Outgoing Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda leads.
# BJP candidates leading in Kalka, Panchkula, Naraingarh, Ambala Cantt, Thanesar, Radaur with margins over 9K votes
# At 9:50 AM, the BJP was leading in 51 seats.
# Gian Chand Gupta, BJP candidate from Panchkula, makes a victory during on going conting of election results at community centre in sector 14 of Panchkula
# The counting for 90 assembly seats in Haryana began this morning at 8 am. Right from the beginning BJP maintained a lead on 53 seats, followed by INLD on 18.
# Congress candidates including Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Karan Singh Dalal, Kuldeep Sharma maintained the lead in the first round.
# BJP’s Anil Vij, Ram Bilas Sharma, Capt Abhimanyu also maintained lead in the first round from their respective constituencies.
# INLD’s Dushyant Chautala, Naina Singh, Ashok Arora also maintained lead in the first round from their constituencies.
# Chandigarh Reports:
– Early trends in Haryana indicates that the winning margins may be very thin on various constituencies, even as the BJP seems headed for a majority.
– In 2009 assembly polls, eight constituencies faced tight contests with victory margins of under 1,000 votes each. This time at leaast 10 seats seem headed for tight finishes.
# Congress and INLD started with a lead of 3 and 4 seats respectively.
# BJP leading in Haryana by 23 seats.
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