Punjab Assembly Election Results 2017

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Punjab Assembly Election Results 2017

Election Result (117/117)


Result: UttarPradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand


> Captain Amarinder Singh sworn in as 26th Chief Minister of Punjab

> Navjot Singh Sidhu becomes cabinet minister in Punjab, greeted by CM Amarinder

> Congress wins majority, Badal to resign tomorrow

> As the Congress headed towards forming the next government in Punjab, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said he will resign tomorrow and support Amarinder Singh on the issues related to the rights of the state.

> Prime Minister Narendra Modi called up Congress leader Amarinder Singh to congratulate him on the electoral victory in Punjab.

> Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal defeats Amarinder Singh in Lambi

Punjab ExitPoll Result

Assembly elections for the 114 seats in Punjab was held on February 4, the Election Commission has announced that the results of the primarily three-cornered contest between the ruling Akali-BJP combine, the Aam Aadmi Party or AAP and the Congress, will be announced on March 11th, 2017.

In the 2012 assembly elections, in which the ruling combine had been returned to power for a second consecutive term, the Akalis had won 56 seats, the BJP 12. This time, the alliance faces a challenge from Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party, which had won 4 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

The results of Punjab Assembly Elections 2012

Akali Dal: 56 seats, 34.7% voteshare

Congress: 46 seats; 40% voteshare

BJP: 12 seats; 7% voteshare

Others: 3 seats

The results of Lok Sabha Elections 2014

Akali Dal: 4 seats , 20% voteshare

BJP: 2 seats, 8.7% voteshare

AAP : 4 seats, 30% voteshare

Congress: 3 seats, 33% voteshare

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