Polling begins for assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh
Polling has begun for assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday. Voting, which began at 8 AM, will continue till 5 PM. A total of 412 candidates, including 24 women are in the fray for 68 seats.The main contest is likely to be the between Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress, while Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is also trying to establish a foothold in the state. BJP and Congress are contesting all seats. Aam Aadmi Party has fielded candidates for 67 seats, while Bahujan Samaj Party is contesting 53 seats, CPI(M) 11 and CPI one seat. Other parties are contesting on 45 seats, 99 Independents are also in the fray.
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