Live News Updates for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election in 2022: Today, November 12, is the day for the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly election. At 8 am, voting for the 68 candidates running for the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly began in the hill state. The Election Commission has placed a strong emphasis on extra planning to boost voter turnout. On December 8, 2022, the votes will be tallied and the results will be announced. The incumbent BJP will face off against the challenger Congress in the crucial election contest. For all LIVE updates on the Himachal Pradesh election in 2022, continue to visit Indiatoday.in.
157 polling stations in Himachal being managed by women staff
“As many as 157 polling stations across the state are such that are being managed solely by women staff. In Hamirpur district, a crèche facility has also been made available so that those who come with children don’t have to face any issue,” said CEC Rajiv Kumar.
We are confident that Double-engine govt will come back: Union Minister Anurag Thakur
“We’re contesting under the leadership of CM Jairam Thakur. Himachal Govt did good work under his leadership for 5 yrs. So, we’re confident that the people will bless us once again so that the double-engine govt comes back,” said Union Minister Anurag Thakur after casting his vote.
Overall Himachal Pradesh turnout is 17.9% till 11 am
Around 12 per cent of the voters cast their vote till 11 am in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly poll 2022. Here is the constituency-wise voting turnout trend.
Karsog 23 %
Jogindernagar 24 %
Voting underway, 5.02% turnout till 10 am
Over five per cent of the voters cast their vote till 10:15 am in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly poll 2022. Here is the constituency-wise voting turnout trend.
“There’s mood for change. Vast sections of society suffered esp Govt employees, youth despondent because of unemployment, women & young people who’ll serve after Agnipath,” said the Congress MP.