Leader of the Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) Parkash Singh Badal has been sworn in as the Chief Minister of Punjab for a record fifth term.
All speculation over leadership was firmy put to rest when the Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) unanimously elected Badal as its Legislature party leader.
The vote percentage of SAD fell by 2.34 percent whereas its ally BJP’s vote percentage dropped by 1.15 percent.
List of winners so far from the Punjab State Assembly elections.
The BJP is doing extraordinarily well in Uttar Pradesh, while the BSP looks as though it is getting routed.
Exuding confidence that Congress will win 70-plus seats in the 117-member Punjab assembly, PCC President Amarinder Singh today ridiculed the claims of exit poll surveys.
According to a CSDS survey, the vote share of the party is likely to dip four percent.
The high voter turnout in Punjab can also mean that both Congress and the Akali-BJP alliance have mobilised their bases well.