Final results of Assembly elections were announced on Saturday evening after counting of votes concluded in the state with BJP getting a clear majority with 57 seats.
The fate of a total of 637 candidates also resulted in a dismal performance in the hilly state, with the party getting settled with 11 seats. While independent candidates got two seats.
As it happened:
# 6:12 PM
BJP wins 56 seats, leading on 1; Congress 11
# 4:56 PM
BJP wins 47 seats, leading on 10; Congress 11
# 4:25 PM
Uttarakhand BJP president Ajay Bhatt loses to Karan Mahara of Congress by 4981 votes from Ranikhet assembly constituency
# 4:23 PM
I accept the defeat of Congress; there might be shortcomings in my leadership, says Harish Rawat
# 4:16 PM
BJP wins 38 seats, leading on 19; Congress 10
# 2:15 PM
BJP leads to clear majority as incumbent CM loses seats and election.
# 12:24 PM
Harish Rawat loses from both the seats, Kichha and Haridwar rural.
# 12:05 PM
Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat loses from Haridwar rural seat
Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat loses from Haridwar rural seat pic.twitter.com/x6wpj4RSw7— ANI (@ANI_news) March 11, 2017
# 11:20 AM
BJP ahead on 52 seats, Congress 16, Others 2
# 10:40 AM
Modi wave in Uttarakhand, BJP attains clear majority
# 9:29 AM
Harish Rawat trailing from Haridwar
# 9:28 AM
Trends in- BJP ahead on 40 seats, Congress 19, Others 2
# 9:18 AM
Harish Rawat leading from Haridwar Rural
# 9:10 AM
BJP ahead on 28 seats, Congress on 12, Others 2
# 9:04 AM
BJP ahead on 25 seats, Congress 11, Others 2
# 8:58 AM
BJP ahead on 18 seats, Congress on 9
# 8:48 AM
First Trends in- BJP, Congress both leading on 7 seats
# 8:45 AM
BJP ahead on 3 seats, Congress on 2
# 8:41 AM
First Trends in- BJP ahead on 2 seats, Congress on 1
# 8:30 AM
BJP, Congress both leading on 1 seat each
# 8:00 AM
Counting of votes to begin at 8:30 AM
The BJP and the Congress are projected to finish neck and neck with 32 seats each in the 70-member assembly. According to ABP’s exit poll projects BJP will emerge as the largest party with 34-42 seats whereas Congress is predicted to get 23-29 seats.
The India Today/Axis exit poll predicts BJP will win 46-53 seats and Congress 12-21.News 24-Chanakya is giving BJP 53 seats and Congress 15. BJP and Congress both are predicted to win same no of seats (29-35) according to India Tv-C Voter.