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Himachal Pradesh Elections 2022: Stage set for contest between Congress and BJP as campaign ends today

Himachal Pradesh election campaign: The state is all set to see a close electoral contest between the BJP and the Congress.

Himachal Pradesh Elections 2022: Stage set for contest between Congress and BJP as campaign ends today
Priyanka Gandhi in New Delhi. (Express File Photo)

Himachal Pradesh elections Updates: The 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly goes for polls on November 12 and today is the last day of campaigning in the state which will see an electoral contest between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and debutante Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). With the BJP-led by Chief Minister Jairam Thakur in power in the state, the Congress is all out seeking to wrest control from the saffron-party in the hill state.

Also Read: Himachal Pradesh Elections 2022: Full list of candidates of AAP, BJP and Congress and constituencies

In the last phase of the election campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed two rallies in Kangra and Hamirpur districts on Wednesday, as Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge went for election rallies in Shimla and Nalagarh in Solan district. On the last day of campaigning, the Congress will organize ‘Vijay Ashirwad’ rallies in all the 68 Assembly segments.

Live Updates
15:27 (IST) 10 Nov 2022
BJP state govt brought inflation and joblessness in HP, says Baghel

BJP state govt brought inflation and joblessness in HP. Now is time for a change. Congress party has promised that upon forming govt Old Pension scheme will be implemented in 10 days, jobs will be given to 1 lakh people, says Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel

15:14 (IST) 10 Nov 2022
Himachal Pradesh elections: We will implement the ‘Common Civil Code’

15:11 (IST) 10 Nov 2022
HP Polls 2022: This govt has increased inflation, says Priyanka

Himachal Pradesh is under debt of Rs 70,000 crore. There are 30 lakh young people out of whom 15 lakh are unemployed while govt posts lie vacant in state. This govt has snatched jobs and increased inflation, says Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Sirmaur

15:10 (IST) 10 Nov 2022
Himachal Pradesh elections: India to be placed on world map

Himachal Pradesh will be recognised on the world map once 'Bulk Drug Park' will be established in the state and India takes the second position in the world in Pharmaceuticals, says National President BJP, JP Nadda in Ghumar, Bilaspur.

12:44 (IST) 10 Nov 2022
Delhi is far from here but the State is close to PM Modi’s heart, says Nadda

This Assembly election is for the development of the state. Delhi is far from here but the State is close to PM Modi's heart. PM wore the traditional 'Chola Dora' from Chamba on his visit to Kedarnath temple: BJP President JP Nadda at a public rally in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra. (ANI)

11:54 (IST) 10 Nov 2022
Himachal Elections: BJP set to come in state, says CM

11:23 (IST) 10 Nov 2022
Himachal elections: BJP likely to get more seats

The Republic-P-MARQ opinion poll has predicted 37-45 seats for the BJP, and the Congress is predicted to get 22-28 seats, and AAP is expected to either not open its account or just win one seat.

11:21 (IST) 10 Nov 2022
Himachal Pradesh Elections 2022 Live: The P-MARQ- Repuublic predicts BJP win

The opinion poll has predicted: BJP: 37-45 | 45.2%

INC: 22-28 | 40.1%

AAP: 0-1 | 5.2%

Others: 1-4 | 9.5%

11:19 (IST) 10 Nov 2022
Himachal Pradesh Elections 2022 Live: Opinion polls give clean sweep to BJP

Two opinion polls have given clean sweep to the BJP.

The ABP-CVoter opinion poll has predicted that the BJP could likely get 31-39 seats, the Congress could likely get from 29-37 seats. The new entrant AAP would likely get from zero to one seat in the Himachal Pradesh polls.

09:56 (IST) 10 Nov 2022
Himachal polls: Congress calls BJP ‘trouble engine’

The Congress also took a dig at the BJP's oft-repeated claim of “double-engine” government, terming it “trouble engine”.

“Roads have turned into drains. Walking has become difficult,” reads a message in Hindi.

“Congress means guarantee of “vikas aur vishwas' (development and trust),” says another message.

09:55 (IST) 10 Nov 2022
Himachal elections: BJP calls for an honest, ‘double-engine’ govt

“Himachal ‘ki pukar, phir ek baar imaandar double engine bhajpa sarkar' (Himachal calls for an honest, double-engine BJP government again),” says a short video message in Hindi.

09:54 (IST) 10 Nov 2022
Himachal Elections 2022: BJP wants to reverse trend

BJP has started its election campaigning with the election tagline of 'naya rivaj banayenge, phir bhajpa layenge' (will make a new tradition, will bring BJP again). The tagline ostensibly refers to the trend of the state electing governments of alternate parties every assembly election. (PTI)

09:53 (IST) 10 Nov 2022
Himachal Elections: Social media game going strong

The BJP and the Congress have launched an aggressive social media campaign to target each other ahead of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections.

09:25 (IST) 10 Nov 2022
Himachal Pradesh Elections: Contest between BJP and Congress

The 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly is all set to see an electoral contest between the BJP and Congress.

09:24 (IST) 10 Nov 2022
Himachal Pradesh Elections: Stage set!

Welcome to out live blog! Catch us for all updates on the last day of election campaigning for Himachal Pradesh Elections 2022.

Ahead of the upcoming elections, two opinion polls have given a clear sweep to the BJP. The P-MARQ opinion polls predicted a win between 37-45 seats for the BJP, and the Congress is predicted to win 22-28 seats, and AAP would get 0-1 seats. The ABP-C voter opinion poll results predicted 31-39 seats for BJP, 29-37 seats for the Congress and AAP could get no seat or just a seat in the elections.

First published on: 10-11-2022 at 09:20 IST