As it happened | Uttarakhand Election Results 2017: BJP wins 57 seats; Harish Rawat accepts defeat of Congress

11 March 2017, 11:32 PM
Representational Image (source: Getty)
Representational Image (source: Getty)

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 

# 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.

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First Published: Saturday, March 11, 2017 07:06 AM
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