Uttarakhand Election Results 2022: According to the data released in Uttarakhand till 7 pm, the BJP has won 34 seats and is leading in 13 seats.
New Delhi: As the Bharatiya Janata Party has registered a win in the Uttarakhand assembly elections on Thursday, Bhuvan Kapri of Congress surprised the political pundits by defeating Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami in the Khatima assembly seat in Uttarakhand. In the last election, Bhuvan lost to Dhami by a margin of only 2700 votes. This time he won by 6951 votes.
Now in such a situation, the question arises that who will be the CM face of BJP in the state? Sources said that Dhan Singh Rawat, Satpal Maharaj and Trivendra Singh Rawat are in the race for CM in Uttarakhand. Mussoorie MLA Ganesh Joshi is also in the fray.
Out of the total 70 seats in Uttarakhand, BJP is seen winning 47 seats. Any single party in the state needs 36 seats to form the government. Congress has won 13 seats and is leading in 6 seats. Senior Congress leader and considered in the race for the post of Chief Minister Harish Rawat had to face defeat from BJP candidate Mohan Singh Bisht from the Lalkuan seat.