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Himachal Pradesh Elections 2017

Prem Kumar Dhumal and other major upsets in the Himachal Pradesh election results

The BJP's chief ministerial candidate wasn't the only major upset in the Himachal Pradesh poll results. Here's a list of the biggest upsets.

Six seats in Gujarat decided by less than 1,000 votes

The Gujarat polls turned out to be a closer battle than many expected, and these eight seats epitomised that with the smallest of margins.

BJP maintains its grip over ‘Gujarat model’ showpiece Kutch

BJP improves victory margin in two key constituencies—Bhuj and Anjar—and almost maintained its 2012 cushion in Mandvi and Gandhidham.

Six reasons why BJP swept to victory in Himachal

From targeting Virbhadra Singh on corruption charges to presenting its own united front, these are the reasons why BJP is forming a government in Himachal Pradesh.

The giant killers in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat polls

With the BJP set to form the government in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, ThePrint takes a look at the underdogs who became ‘giant killers’.

BJP wins Himachal in a landslide, but faces Dhumal embarrassment

Party wins 44 seats in Himachal Pradesh, but its CM candidate Dhumal loses in Sujanpur, as does state party chief Satpal Singh Satti in Una.

Big test for BJP as Himachal goes to polls today

50 lakh electorate to cast votes to choose between six-time CM Virbhadra Singh of Congress and septuagenarian BJP leader, Prem Kumar Dhumal.

Win these 3 districts to win Himachal Pradesh

Kangra, Mandi, and Shimla districts are home to half of the 50 lakh voters of Himachal, and 33 of 68 seats. BJP is making a concerted push to gain ground.

‘With Dhumal as CM face, Modi & Shah want to escape blame for BJP’s impending defeat’

Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh claims voters will reject BJP because of policies such as note ban and GST.

‘Delay in naming Himachal CM face to ensure free and fair selection of candidates’

BJP insiders say party chief Amit Shah wanted to finalise the tickets on the basis of winnability and early announcement could have affected this process

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