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Punjab Election Results 2022 Live Updates: AAP scripts historic win in Punjab

First Published: Mar 10,2022 07:45PM
by The Probe team

The Aam Aadmi Party led by Arvind Kejriwal has scripted a historic victory in Punjab. According to the data released by the Election Commission of India, at about 7.45 p.m, the status of leads was known for all 117 seats in Punjab and for 116 seats the winning candidates were declared.

Courtesy: Election Commission of India

As per the ECI numbers, the AAP was seen leading in 92 seats, with the Congress winning 18 seats, the Shiromani Akali Dal winning 3 seats and the BJP winning just 2 seats.

Courtesy: Election Commission of India

As predicted by most of the exit polls, the Aam Aadmi Party is all set to form the next government in Punjab. AAP’s victory could be nothing short of a historic win, and party leaders of AAP have termed the win as the ‘victory for the Aam Aadmi’.

Courtesy: Election Commission of India

With the Aam Aadmi Party’s victory, the Congress has been virtually routed from Punjab and the Party’s Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi is likely to submit his resignation soon.

As per the latest data, Channi who contested from Chamkaur Sahib and Bhadaur was seen trailing with 62148 votes in Chamkaur Sahib and in Bhadaur, Channi was again seen trailing with 26294 votes with AAP’s Labh Singh Ugoke leading with 63514 votes.

Both Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu and SAD’s Bikram Singh Majithia were seen trailing from Amritsar East constituency with AAP’s Jeevan Jyot Kaur taking the lead in the seat.

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