Uttarakhand Election Results 2017: Party-wise results reveal BJP's dominance over Congress

The month long suspense over the results is finally over in Uttarakhand. Here is the party-wise results.

FP Staff March 11, 2017 14:20:44 IST
Uttarakhand Election Results 2017: Party-wise results reveal BJP's dominance over Congress

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) closed in on a massive win in Uttarakhand on Saturday, as they clinched the 70-seat Assembly with a comfortable majority, relegating Harish Rawat's incumbent Congress party to a heavy defeat. While most exit polls had predicted between 35 to 40 votes for BJP, the margin of victory — the party managed to win 57 seats — has come as a bit of a surprise to most pollsters.

As Firstpost reported in another copy, there were a total of 637 candidates in the fray for the 70 Assembly constituencies of the state. Among them, 261 were independent candidates. In fact, in about a dozen constituencies, independent candidates made for a triangular battle alongside Congress and BJP representatives. In the plain districts of Udhamsinhnagar and Haridwar, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was considered to be a strong alternative, but didn't put up a fight.

Uttarakhand Election Results 2017 Partywise results reveal BJPs dominance over Congress

Party-wise vote share in Uttarakhand. Source: eciresults.nic

Here are the party-wise results in Uttarakhand:

Party Won
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 57
Indian National Congress (INC) 11
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)  -
Independent  2
Total  70

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