HP polls: Congress secures 43.90 pc vote share, BJP close behind with 43 pc

Updated: Dec 9 2022 8:40AM

HP polls: Congress secures 43.90 pc vote share, BJP close behind with 43 pc

Shimla, Dec 9 (PTI) The Congress secured 43.90 per cent vote share as it wrested Himachal Pradesh from the BJP, winning 40 seats in the 68-member Assembly in the hill state which maintained its tradition of voting incumbent government out of power since 1985.

Despite getting 43 per cent vote share, the BJP could only manage to win 25 seats, with many segments witnessing lower victory margins.

Three Independents also emerged victorious in the assembly polls, results for which were declared on Thursday.