Several candidates from Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party won by small margins . Election Commission reported on Thursday evening that all votes had been counted .
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) (India): (India) – December 9: As the result of the Himalayan Pradesh Assembly polls announced on Thursday, several candidates from Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party won by small margins.Suresh Kumar, the Congress candidate in Bhoranj, earned just 60 votes.Suresh Kumar received 24,779 votes, while BJPs Anil Dhiman received 24,719 votes.Trilok Jamwal of the BJP won by a margin of just 267 votes in Bilaspur.Congress Rajinder Singh won by 399 votes in Sujanpur constituency.Congress Harshwardhan Chauhan defeated BJP candidate Baldev Singh by only 382 votes in Shillai constituency.Nand Lal, a Congress candidate, won by 567 votes in Rampur, defeating BJP leader Kaul Singh.Puran Chand, a BJP candidate in Darang, defeated Congress Kaul Singh by 618 votes. Inder Singh, a BJP candidate, secured the Balh constituency by a margin of 1,307 votes.Bikram Singh, a BJP candidate, gained the Jaswan-Pragpur seat by 1,789 votes.Ravi Thakur, a Congress contender, secured the Lahaul and Spiti seat by a margin of 1,616 votes.Congress Ajay Solanki received 1,639 votes in Nahan. The BJP came in second place with 42.99 percent of the total votes counted, with the rest receiving a 10.4 percent vote share in the hill-state.It was the first time Himachal lived up to its long-serving tradition of refusing to endorse the incumbent.