Kasauli Himachal Pradesh Election results 2022: BJP's winning streak comes to an end! Congress' Vinod Sultanpuri wins from Kasauli | The Financial Express

Kasauli Assembly Election Result 2022: BJP’s winning streak comes to an end! Congress’ Vinod Sultanpuri wins from Kasauli

Himachal Pradesh Kasauli Assembly Election Results 2022: Sultanpuri got a total of 28200 votes whereas BJP candidate Rajiv Saizal gathered a total of 21432 votes.

Kasauli Assembly Election Result 2022: BJP’s winning streak comes to an end! Congress’ Vinod Sultanpuri wins from Kasauli
Kasauli Election 2022 Result: Congress wins Kasauli. (PTI photo)

Himachal Pradesh Kasauli Assembly Election Results 2022 Highlights: Congress candidate Vinod Sultanpuri has won Gujarat’s Kasauli contituency with a margin of 6768 votes. Sultanpuri got a total of 28200 votes whereas BJP candidate Rajiv Saizal gathered a total of 21432 votes. The counting for Kasauli constituency of Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2022 began at 8:00 am on Thursday morning. Kasauli Assembly Constituency in Solan district went to polls on November 12. With a total of 55.74 lakh electors, Himachal Pradesh recorded a voter turn out of 75.6 per cent.

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The key candidates from Kasauli included BJP’s Rajiv Saizal, Congress’ Vinod Sultanpuri and AAP’s Harmel Dhiman. Saizal has been holding the fort for BJP since 2007. If Congress comes to power, it will break BJP’s winning streak and regain its electoral hold in Kasauli.

The first projections by Republic and Times Now has predicted that BJP will retain power in Himachal Pradesh. However, according to the India Today-Axis My India poll, BJP could end up between 24-34 seats in Himachal Pradesh while the Congress could finish higher in the range of 30-40 seats. The poll also predicted 4-8 seats for others. The prediction suggests that an extremely close contest is on the cards where the final verdict could swing either way.

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A look at the political history of Himachal Pradesh shows that a ruling government has never been voted back to power since its formation in 1971, barring one occasion. That exception was in 1985 when the late Virbhadra Singh of the Congress called for mid-term polls, about two years ahead of the schedule, to encash the pro-Congress wave after the assassination of Indira Gandhi in 1984.

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17:03 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Congress defeats BJP in Kasauli! Vinod Sultanpuri emerges victorious

Congress candidate Vinod Sultanpuri has won Gujarat's Kasauli contituency with a margin of 6768 votes. Sultanpuri got a total of 28200 votes whereas BJP candidate Rajiv Saizal gathered a total of 21432 votes.

13:21 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Congress leads, say fresh trends

Congress' Vinod Sultanpuri is leading from Kasauli with 21900 votes after 6 rounds of vote counting.

11:29 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Congress maintains lead in Himachal Pradesh

Congress is leading in Himachal Pradesh at 36 seats while BJP is trailing behind at 29 seats, according to fresh trends. AAP is still at 0 and Others have managed to gather 3 seats.

10:57 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Congress ahead with a huge margin in Kasauli

Congress' Vinod Sultanpuri is leading from Kasauli with a margin of 2091 votes.

10:32 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Latest trend in: An intense battle!

Congress and BJP are in a tight battle in Himachal Pradesh with both parties collecting 32 votes.

09:57 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Congress’ Vinod Sultanpuri leads from Kasauli

Congress candidate Vinod Sultanpuri leads from Kasauli with a margin of 906 votes. BJP candidate Rajiv Saizal is trailing behind.

09:28 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Congress continues to maintain lead in Himachal Pradesh

Initial trends show Congress leading at 36 of 68 seats in Himachal Pradesh with BJP trailing behind at 29 seats.

08:59 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Fresh projections: Congress now ahead of BJP in Himachal

At 35 seats, Congress has managed to take the lead in Himachal Pradesh with BJP trailing behind at 31.

08:46 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Latest trends from Himachal Pradesh

Himachal is seeing a tight tussle between BJP and Congress, with the former leading and the latter following closely behind. Latest trends show BJP with 35 seats and Congress with 30 seats.

08:23 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Early projections from Himachal

Latest trends are showing BJP in the lead with 17 seats and Congress just a step behind with 13 seats out of 68.

08:01 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
Counting begins!

Counting of votes for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2022 has begun. Results for Kasauli will be out today once the counting is over.

07:34 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
What time does the counting begin?

The counting of votes will begin at 8:00 am today. Results will be out once the counting is over.

07:11 (IST) 8 Dec 2022
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If we look at the history of victory in this constituency, BJP has been in power since 2007. BJP won this seat in 2017 Assembly elections with 23656 votes. In 2012 and 2007 also, BJP won from Kasauli with 19960 votes and 21396 votes respectively. All three times it was BJP’s candidate Rajiv Saizal who got victory home.

First published on: 07-12-2022 at 14:28 IST