Meeting At Chief Minister’s Residence: BJP Is About To Form A Government In Himachal, Where The Congress Is Advancing: Congress is leading in Himachal Pradesh as assembly election results are coming out. Out of 68 assembly constituencies, BJP is leading in 26 seats and Congress in 39 seats.
But there are reports that the BJP, which is second only to the Congress, has started making moves to seize power in Himachal.
BJP has entered into discussions for government formation. The BJP has moved to form a government with three BJP rebels and one Congress rebel who are currently in the lead. It is also reported that the BJP has started talks with leading opposition leaders.
BJP dissident Hiteshwar Singh in Banjar constituency and KL. Thakur is leading in the Nalagad constituency and Hoshiar Singh is leading in Dehara.
It is reported that the BJP leaders held a meeting at Chief Minister Jairam Thakur’s residence. Leaders including Vinod Tawde have come here.
The BJP leadership meeting will meet on Thursday evening to discuss the results of the Gujarat and Himachal elections. Amit Shah and Narendra Modi will attend the meeting. Current reports are that Amit Shah will reach the BJP headquarters at 5 pm and the Prime Minister at 6 pm.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Jairam Thakur won in Himachal. Thakur won 79 percent votes from the Siraj constituency.
At the same time, the BJP is coming to power for the seventh consecutive term with a clear majority in Gujarat. BJP has been ruling the state since 1995.
When the results of the elections to the 182-member assembly are out, the BJP is leading with a clear majority in 152 constituencies. Congress is currently leading in only 19 constituencies. Congress could not advance at any stage of the counting of votes.
Aam Aadmi Party is leading in only seven seats. So far Aam Aadmi has won 11.9 percent vote share. The BJP is leading in North Gujarat, which used to be the stronghold of the Congress.
In Gujarat, BJP’s Alpesh Thakur and Hardik Patel are leading while Congress leader Jignesh Mevani is trailing behind in the Vadgam seat.
BJP is currently leading in all three constituencies in Morbi, where 130 people were killed when the suspension bridge collapsed.
In the 1985 Gujarat elections, the Congress had won 149 constituencies, but now it has been reduced to 19 constituencies. At that time BJP got only 14 seats.