Nainital Election Results 2017 Live: Sanjeev Arya From BJP Wins
Counting is on for Nainital seat, constituency No. 58 of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly.
Counting is done for Nainital seat, constituency No. 58 of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly. Sanjeev Arya from BJP wins with 30036 votes.
The main candidates from Sunder Lal Arya (BSP), Sanjeev Arya (BJP) and Sarita Arya (INC).
BJP candidate Sanjeev Arya is the son of Yashpal Arya, who was a minister in the current govt but his son joined BJP in Jan 2017.
In 2012, voters in the hill state had returned a hung verdict with the Congress and the BJP winning 32 and 31 seats in the 70-seat Assembly. Infighting within the Congress had forced a trust vote in the state bringing Harish Rawat back to power.
The majority mark in the state, which voted on February 15, is 36.
Exit polls had predicted a win for the BJP in the state with most projecting it just above the majority mark.
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