Assembly Elections 2017 Results
PUNJAB ELECTION 2017
Congress was heading towards forming the government in Punjab. With his party receiving a drubbing, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said he would be submitting his resignation to the Governor on Sunday.
As the voting has ended, various exit polls predicted about the winner and performances of various political parties in the high-decibel electoral battle of Punjab Assembly elections. Here are all the details:-
Exit poll results for the Assembly Elections in five states – Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa, and Manipur - have been announced.
Punjab unit of BJP today slammed the Aam Aadmi Party for allegedly harbouring criminals and militants in the state in the wake of recent arrest of the mastermind behind the Nabha jailbreak.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is followed by Navjot Singh Sidhu who recently joined the Congress party in Punjab.
In its first meeting after the February 4 voting for assembly elections in the state, Punjab`s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal said certain "elements" were indulging in "a deep-rooted and dangerous conspiracy" to weaken the Sikh community in the state.
The vote count would take place on March 11.
All security measures are put in place to guard EVMs in nine assembly constituencies here, the Election Commission said today, as it dismissed the AAP's allegations that standard procedure was neglected while guarding the strong rooms where the polling machines are kept.
The Election Commission on Tuesday ordered repolling at 48 polling stations of Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency and the five assembly segments, including a seat from which SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia is contesting, following malfunctioning in VVPATs and EVMs during February 4 elections.
Returning Officer has written to the Election Commission recommending action against three poll candidates for allegedly violating the Model Code of Conduct here.