Himachal Pradesh Election Results LIVE: Are Mountains Calling for BJP or Can Congress Conquer Hills? Eyes on Mandate as Counting Begins at 8 AM

Currently led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, is the question to keep everyone on the edge of their seats. another hot question in juntaWhat is on his mind is whether the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will enter the fray this time, as Delhi Chief Minister and party chief Arvind Kejriwal has insisted.

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If vote It is believed that there is a close fight between Congress and BJP in Himachal Pradesh.
And various polls predicted 24-41 seats for the BJP and 20-40 for the Congress. The majority mark is 35 seats. It is a close fight as Riwas Himachal has always displayed an anti-incumbency, voting for different parties – swinging between the BJP and the Congress – in successive elections. And this time there are many issues too- Old Pension Scheme, for women-centric development and issues of apple orchard farmers. While BJP chose to go.National‘ with this Pitch in Himachal, The Congress, AAP and other opposition parties have gone ‘local’ – vowed to attack voters’ issues with their policies when voted to power. You can read our ground report on Himachal Pradesh here.

Voting of Himachal Pradesh is always strong- despite the adverse climate And some stations are not well connected. Widespread snowfall and extremely cold climatic conditions in the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh failed to deter voters ahead of the polls, who were enthusiastic about their participation in the dance of democracy. About 76.44 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the assembly elections held on November 12.

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Now, the halls are decked up to prepare for the counting of votes and announcement of results. Over 10,000 security personnel, returning officers and other support personnel are ready to supervise vote count In the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Manish Garg said on Wednesday that the counting of votes will begin at 8 am in 68 counting halls located at 59 different places across the state. Postal ballots will be counted first at 8 am, followed by EVM counting at 8.30 am. Garg said the counting hall would have a maximum of 14 counting tables and a minimum of eight counting tables, with a separate table to accommodate about 500 postal ballots. There are also separate tables for scanning and counting electronically transmitted postal ballots.

So what are the security arrangements for the counting process and where to check the results? No candidate or other person shall be allowed within 100 meters of the Counting Centers (ECI), except those with valid Identity Card/Pass issued by the Election Commission of India. A system will be established in the office of the Chief Electoral Officer to receive information and complaints related to counting of votes. A helpline number, 1950 has been set up.

Voting trends will be available on Voter Helpline App and results.eci.govt.in. You can also watch CNN-News18’s detailed coverage online or read it here.

The CEO had said that for the entire process the first randomization process was completed on December 1 and the first training program was conducted on December 2 and December 3, while the second randomization process was completed on December 6 and the second training process on December 23 Was going on Wednesday. The third randomization will happen before the counting of votes begins on Thursday. According to the official, a three-tier security arrangement has been set up for the strong room, with the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) guarding the innermost parameter and the armed police and district executive forces guarding the second and third.

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