Rishikesh Election Results 2017: Premchand Aggarwal From BJP Wins
Counting is done for Rishikesh seat, constituency No. 24 of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly. Premchand Aggarwal from BJP wins with 45082 votes.
The main candidates from Rishikesh were Rajpal Singh Kharola (INC), Premchand Aggarwal (BJP) and Lallan Bhardwaj Rajbhar (BSP)
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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