Election Results Live Updates:"We Have To Keep India First," Says PM Modi After Gujarat Win, Congress Wrests Back Himachal

Election Results: Himachal Pradesh has proved to be a face-saver for Congress, which has taken a clear lead over the BJP after neck and neck contest after five hours of counting.

Election Results Live Updates:'We Have To Keep India First,' Says PM Modi After Gujarat Win, Congress Wrests Back Himachal

Election Results 2022: The BJP is eyeing a record seventh straight term in Gujarat

New Delhi:

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), set for a record seventh straight term in Gujarat, has announced swearing-in ceremony on Monday. The event will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Leads show the BJP leading in 158 seats (up 59) in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state. With just under 20 seats, Congress is looking at its worst show ever. The Aam Aadmi Party, or AAP, which launched an aggressive campaign to make it a three-cornered contest for the first time in Gujarat, has made inroads in the western state, largely at Congress's expense. Three prominent AAP candidates, including its chief minister face Isudan Gadhvi, have lost their seat.

Himachal Pradesh, however, has proved to be a face-saver for Congress, which has taken a clear lead over the BJP after neck and neck contest after five hours of counting. The poll outcome in the hill state will decide the revival of the grand old party, which now holds power only in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, both of which will go to polls in 2023.

In the by-elections in five states including the high-profile Lok Sabha seat of Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav, the Samajwadi Party is leading in all three seats in Uttar Pradesh. Biju Janta Dal is leading in Padampur. 

Here are the LIVE UPDATES on Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Election Results:

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Dec 08, 2022 23:26 (IST)
Gujarat tribals find a new political ally – the Aam Aadmi Party
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) clinched 23 out of 27 Scheduled Tribe seats in Gujarat as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the new entrant in the state's politics, swept aside Congress to find a footing in the tribal belt.

Although it could win only one seat, the AAP emerged as a direct challenger to BJP in nine of the 27 ST-reserved seats.
Dec 08, 2022 19:58 (IST)
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PM On Himachal Results : PM Narendra Modi says "Less than 1% margin in Himachal Pradesh results" after BJP loses to Congress
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today led the Gujarat election victory celebrations at the BJP's headquarter in Delhi. The BJP raced to its best-ever result in Gujarat, with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) cutting into Congress votes.
Dec 08, 2022 19:33 (IST)
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"People Of India Only Trust The BJP": PM Modi
Dec 08, 2022 19:24 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 19:22 (IST)
"People Voted For BJP Because BJP Can Take Strong Decisions": PM Modi
  • The progress BJP has made under JP Nadda ji's leadership is being felt by all the party workers across the nation.
  • It is commendable that in these elections, people have truly celebrated the festival of democracy and ensured that not even in a single booth was re-election or re-polling required.
  • Not just in Gujarat, but we had a big win in the UP by-election too - in Rampur. This is also indicative of what is to come in Bihar.
  • Like Nadda ji has highlighted that the difference in the win-loss in Himachal Pradesh was less than 1%. This has never been the case in Himachal. Every 5 years Himachal generally changes govt, but it is a swing of about 4-5%. This less-than-1% swing shows that the people of Himachal as well as the BJP karyakartas of Himachal kept the BJP in and worked for the BJP's win. Today I assure everyone in Himachal, that even though we missed out a victory due to less than 1%, our determination for the development of Himachal Pradesh will still be 100%.
  • The reason why the BJP is loved so much across the nation is because the people of this nation know that BJP has the conviction and courage to take the bold and tough decisions. This is also reflected in the ever-growing support and trust that BJP is gaining with time.
Dec 08, 2022 19:15 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 19:14 (IST)
PM Modi Addresses After Gujarat Win: "Can Experience the Hard Work Of BJP Workers"
Dec 08, 2022 19:11 (IST)
UP Bypolls Election Result: Akhilesh Yadav, Wife Dimple Visit Mulayam Singh Yadav's Samadhi
Dec 08, 2022 19:03 (IST)
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JP Nadda Thanks Karyakartas For Historic Gujarat Win
  • Today's win in Gujarat for the BJP is the biggest win for any state ever in independent India. And this massive victory is because of Modi ji. The reason we got this is because of Vikaaswaad ki rajniti - Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwaas, aur sabka prayaas.
  • Today, because of PM Narendra Modi ji, the poorest of the poor gets to live a life of dignity. The poor gets electricity, gets education, gets headlthcare, gets safety for women, gets an opportunity to rise in life. These are the reasons why we as well as the people of Gujarat have broken all records.
Dec 08, 2022 19:00 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 18:59 (IST)
PM Welcomed With "Modi, Modi" Chants At Party HQ
Chants of "Modi, Modi" welcomed the Prime Minister at the party headquarters in Delhi. The PM will address the party workers shortly.
Dec 08, 2022 18:56 (IST)
BJP Records 7th Straight Win In Gujarat
The PM was, per usual, was the star campaigner for the BJP in the Gujarat elections. The party's seventh consecutive win in Gujarat, and its best so far, has shattered talk of a latent anti-incumbency.
Dec 08, 2022 18:53 (IST)
PM At BJP HQ Amid Big Celebrations Over Record Gujarat Win
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is at the Delhi BJP headquarters, leading the party's celebrations this evening after the party's best-ever result in Gujarat state polls.
Dec 08, 2022 18:32 (IST)
"Gujarat Bugle For India": Himanta Sarma's Warning For 2024

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Thursday claimed that BJP's win in Gujarat Assembly poll has sounded the bugle for the party's success in the 2024 general election. The people of Gujarat, where BJP recorded seventh win in the assembly poll, have showered their love and admiration for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he said.

"Gujarat Bugle for India! By showering (sic) this historic mandate out of their love and admiration for Hon PM Shri @narendramodi Ji, people have shown the path for 2024," Mr Sarma tweeted.
Dec 08, 2022 18:25 (IST)
Gujarat Win Expression Of People's Love For PM's Good Governance: Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday said the BJP's grand victory in the Gujarat polls is an expression of people's immense love for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's good governance. Adityanath also congratulated all workers and members of the Gujarat BJP.
Dec 08, 2022 18:12 (IST)
Election Results: Amit Shah, JP Nadda at BJP headquarters in Delhi, PM Modi to arrive shortly
Dec 08, 2022 17:57 (IST)
Gujarat Verdict: 3 Key Takeaways
Dec 08, 2022 17:54 (IST)
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Himachal Election Results: Top BJP contenders who lost
Dec 08, 2022 17:29 (IST)
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UP Bypoll Election Result: Dimple Yadav Wins Mulayam Yadav's Seat, Thanks People For Support

Samajwadi Party leader Dimple Yadav thanked people for ensuring Mainpuri seat, left vacant after the death of party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav, stays with the party. "I thank everyone who has supported me. I said this would be a historic mandate in the name of neta ji and that is what has happened," she said.
Dec 08, 2022 17:16 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results: Congress leads in Chanasma (North)
Dec 08, 2022 17:15 (IST)
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"Each Of You Is A Champion": PM Modi To Karyakartas On Election Results
Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked party workers for ensuring victory in his home state of Gujarat. "To all hardworking BJP Karyakartas I want to say - each of you is a champion! This historic win would never be possible without the exceptional hardwork of our Karyakartas, who are the real strength of our Party," he said in a Tweet.

PM Modi also thanked the people of Himachal Pradesh for the affection and support for the BJP. "We will keep working to fulfil the aspirations of the state and raise people's issues in the times to come," he added.
Dec 08, 2022 17:05 (IST)
Himachal Election Results: Congress wins in Bhoranj (West)
Dec 08, 2022 17:04 (IST)
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JUST IN: Arvind Kejriwal congratulates AAP workers, says party now has "national status" based on Gujarat votes
Dec 08, 2022 16:36 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results: Congress wins in Vijapur (North)
Dec 08, 2022 16:35 (IST)
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UP bypoll result: BJP's big win in Rampur, an election seat it has never won. Rampur was the stronghold of Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan.
Dec 08, 2022 16:22 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 16:22 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results: AAP leads in Botad (Saurashtra)
Dec 08, 2022 16:21 (IST)
Himachal Pradesh Election Results: Outgoing Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur reaches Raj Bhavan to resign
Dec 08, 2022 16:19 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 16:11 (IST)
Gujarat Congress In-Charge Raghu Sharma Resigns After BJP's Record Win

Dec 08, 2022 16:06 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results: BJP's Rivaba Jadeja, Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja's Wife, Wins Gujarat Seat

Rivaba Jadeja, the wife of cricketer Ravindra Jadeja, and the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from the Jamnagar North constituency in the Gujarat Assembly elections, has won with over 57 per cent vote share. Aam Aadmi Party's Karshanbhai Karmur, with 23 per cent votes, was her closest competitor, and Bipendrasinh Chatursinh Jadeja from Congress came third with 15.5 per cent votes.
Dec 08, 2022 16:03 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 16:02 (IST)
In Himachal Congress, Race On For Chief Minister. This Camp Fired First Shot: Pratibha Singh vs Sukhvinder Sukhu vs Mukesh Agnihotri
Congress has two contenders besides Pratibha Singh: Sukhvinder Sukhu and Mukesh Agnihotri. That's why the party feared BJP's "Operation Lotus"
Dec 08, 2022 16:00 (IST)
What Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge Said On Election Results
"We have won #HimachalElections. I want to thank the people, our workers and leaders. I want to thank Priyanka Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra also helped us with this. Sonia Gandhi's blessings are also with us": Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, according to news agency ANI.
Dec 08, 2022 15:58 (IST)
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Gujarat Election Results: Jignesh Mewani wins from Vadgam
Jignesh Mewani has won from Vadgam. Mr Mewani, who contested on Congress ticket, was up against BJP's Manilal Vaghela.
Dec 08, 2022 15:51 (IST)
Election Results: "I congratulate all the party leaders for this victory," Says Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
Dec 08, 2022 15:46 (IST)
Byelection Results 2022: Akhilesh Yadav Presents Samajwadi Party Flag To Shivpal Yadav, Hints At Merger
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday presented his party's flag to Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) founder Shivpal Singh Yadav in Saifai, indicating a possible merger of the SP and the PSPL. As SP candidate Dimple Yadav gained a massive lead of over two lakh votes in the Mainpuri Lok Sabha bypoll, both the leaders sat together in Saifai in Etawah district, where Akhilesh Yadav presented his party's flag to his uncle.
Dec 08, 2022 15:41 (IST)
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Gujarat Election Results: Congress wins in Manavadar (Saurashtra)
Dec 08, 2022 15:27 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results 2022: AAP Says We Are Like "Chhotu Makkhi Party", BJP Responds With "Hit" Jibe
Political sparring over the Gujarat election result saw some lighter moments when an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson described her party as "chhotu makkhi party", inspiring a sharp comeback from a BJP leader.
Dec 08, 2022 15:18 (IST)
JUST IN: "No plan to shift (Himachal) MLAs to Chhattisgarh," says Congress leader as party nears win
Dec 08, 2022 15:04 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results: Gujarat Congress in-charge Raghu Sharma resigns
Gujarat Congress in-charge Raghu Sharma resigns, taking responsibility for the party's disastrous performance in the elections
Dec 08, 2022 15:02 (IST)
Himachal Pradesh Election Results: BJP wins in Dalhousie (West), Banjar (East)
Dec 08, 2022 15:00 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results: BJP leads in Choryasi (South), Bhiloda (North), Sankheda
Dec 08, 2022 14:58 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 14:57 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results: Isudan Gadhvi, AAP Cgief Minister Face, Loses In Khambaliya
AAP Chief Ministerial face Isudan Gadhvi loses in Khambaliya by 19,000 votes to Ayar Mulubhai Hardasbhai Bera of the BJP.
Dec 08, 2022 14:45 (IST)
"People Gave Befitting Reply To Those Who...": Gujarat Minister On Election Results
As BJP inches closer to a record-breaking victory in Gujarat, state Home Minister Harsh Sanghavi on Thursday said that the people have given a befitting reply to those who insulted the state. (Read full story here)
Dec 08, 2022 14:43 (IST)
JUST IN: BJP leads in Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's bastion of Rampur
Dec 08, 2022 14:39 (IST)
Gujarat Elections: BJP Gains In Gujarat As AAP, A Owaisi's Party Divide Muslim Voters
In the BJP's record victory in Gujarat today, Muslim-dominated constituencies played a part even though the party did not field a single Muslim.
Dec 08, 2022 14:25 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 14:24 (IST)
Himachal Pradesh Election Results: "If We Get 40 Seats, No Fear Of Operation Lotus," Says Congress
On its way to victory in Himachal, the Congress is now taking cautious steps to ensure that its flock stays together. Party observer Rajeev Shukla told reporters that MLAs may be moved to Chandigarh, 90 km away, "for convenience", and said BJP's poaching attempts will not succeed if the Congress crosses 40, five above the majority mark in the 68-member assembly.
Dec 08, 2022 14:21 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 14:20 (IST)
Himachal Pradesh Election Results: BJP's Jai Ram Thakur to address press conference shortly
Dec 08, 2022 14:14 (IST)
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UP bypolls: Samajwadi Party leading all 3 seats
Samajwadi Party candidate Dimple Yadav has taken a comfortable lead in the Mainpuri Lok Sabha constituency, while nominees of the RLD and the SP are ahead in the Khatauli and the Rampur Sadar seats respectively, according to trends for the bypolls in Uttar Pradesh.
Dec 08, 2022 14:10 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 14:09 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results: BJP leads in Somnath (Saurashtra)
Dec 08, 2022 14:08 (IST)
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Gujarat Election Results: BJP leads in Mangrol (Saurashtra)
BJP's Ganpatsinh Vestabhai Vasava (BJP) is leading in Mangrol. He is up against Snehalkumar Ramsing Vasava (AAP), Vasava Subhashbhai Kanjibhai (Bhartiya Tribal Party), Sahdev Vasava (Advocate) (BSP), Anilbhai Sumanbhai Chaudhari (INC).
Dec 08, 2022 13:46 (IST)
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JUST IN: PM Modi to attend Gujarat's swearing-in ceremony on Monday after BJP's record poll show
Dec 08, 2022 13:38 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 13:33 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results: AAP's Isudhan Gadhvi Trailing In Khambalia
Arvind Kejriwal's AAP, which was eyeing a big entry into the Gujarat political landscape with this election, is ahead in six seats. Gujarat has 182 seats and the majority mark stands at 92.
Dec 08, 2022 13:27 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 13:26 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results: "It's A Win For BJP's Work, No Competition With AAP," Says BJP's Hardik Patel
BJP candidate Hardik Patel said that the people elected the party for the work it has done in the state. "It's a win for BJP's work. We'll focus on the work to be done in the next 20 years. There was no competition with AAP. Viramgam made Hardik Patel win for the further development of the constituency," he said, according to news agency ANI.
Dec 08, 2022 13:22 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 13:20 (IST)
Election Results 2022: AAP Scores A Duck In Himachal
In Himachal Pradesh, which has 68 seats, the BJP took an early lead but the Congress overtook it after an hour of counting. Currently, the Congress is leading in 39 seats and the BJP is ahead in 26. Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party is yet to open account in the hill state.

Dec 08, 2022 13:15 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results: BJP Leads In Morbi, Where 130 People Dies In Bridge Tragedy
BJP candidate Kantilal Amrutiya is leading from Morbi assembly seat of Gujarat, which falls under the Kachchh Lok Sabha segment. Morbi was recently in news after 130 people died in a bridge tragedy there.
Dec 08, 2022 13:08 (IST)
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Gujarat Election Results: BJP leads in Nizar (South)
Dec 08, 2022 12:51 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results: BJP government to take oath on Sunday or Monday, say sources.
Dec 08, 2022 12:38 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results 2022: BJP Dominates Tribal Belt, A Congress Bastion Since 1950s
The BJP appears set to scoop up almost every seat in the Congress-dominated tribal belt. The Grand Old Party is leading in less than 20 seats -- one of its poorest performances till date in the state. The Congress, which had always had its core voter group among the poor and underprivileged in the state, had dominated the tribal belt since 1950s. This is the first time the BJP is making such a wide inroad in the area.
Dec 08, 2022 12:36 (IST)
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Gujarat Election Results: Congress leads in Vansda (South)
Dec 08, 2022 12:32 (IST)
UP Bypoll Results: RJD-SP alliance leads in Khatauli
Dec 08, 2022 12:24 (IST)
Himachal Election Results: Congress To Move Himachal MLAs To Chandigarh, Say Sources
Himachal Congress MLAs have been asked by the party to go to Chandigarh after getting winning certificates amid poaching worries, sources told NDTV.
Dec 08, 2022 12:21 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 12:14 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results 2022: AAP leads in Jamjodhpur (Saurashtra)
Aam Aadmi Party's Hemant Khava is leading from Jamjodhpur assembly seat. Mr Khava is up against Chimanbhai Dharmshibhai Bokheria of BJP and Chirag Kalaria of Congress.
Dec 08, 2022 12:10 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 12:08 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results 2022: BJP Dominates Tribal Belt, A Congress Bastion Since 1950s
The BJP appears set to scoop up almost every seat in the Congress-dominated tribal belt. The Grand Old Party is leading in less than 20 seats -- one of its poorest performances till date in the state. The Congress, which had always had its core voter group among the poor and underprivileged in the state, had dominated the tribal belt since 1950s. This is the first time the BJP is making such a wide inroad in the area.
Dec 08, 2022 12:01 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 11:55 (IST)
Election Results 2022: At BJP's Delhi Office, PM Modi To Lead Celebrations This Evening
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead his party's celebrations this evening at its Delhi headquarters at 6 pm. The BJP appears to have rung up its best-ever result in Gujarat, where the PM held more than 30 rallies in the final few weeks of his party's campaign. (Read full story here)
Dec 08, 2022 11:51 (IST)
Gujarat Congress Takes Down Countdown Clock After BJP's Super Surge
The verdict was clear in Gujarat from the get-go, as the BJP took a giant lead over the Congress soon after counting of votes began.
Dec 08, 2022 11:50 (IST)
Dec 08, 2022 11:37 (IST)
Gujarat Election Results: AAP's Isudhan Gadhvi Leading In Khambalia
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