Himachal poll trends: Cong ahead on 39 seats, wins 1; BJP wins 4, leads on 21

Updated: Dec 8 2022 2:20PM

Himachal poll trends: Cong ahead on 39 seats, wins 1; BJP wins 4, leads on 21

Shimla, Dec 8 (PTI) The Congress has surged ahead of the BJP on 39 of the 68 seats with one seat already under its belt, while the ruling party has won four seats and is ahead in 21 constituencies, according to trends from Himachal Pradesh where the counting of votes is underway.

Independent candidates were ahead on three seats while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which had fielded candidates on 67 seats, is yet to open its account, the Election Commission said.

Himachal Pradesh has not voted any incumbent government to power since 1985.