Uttarakhand election 2022 Highlights: 65% voter turnout recorded; polling largely peaceful
Election 2022 Live Updates: Uttarakhand recorded a voter turnout of 62.5 per cent during the one-phased polling for its Assembly, the state election commission informed at 8.50pm.
The fate of 632 candidates for Uttarakhand assembly elections was sealed on Monday as the state voted in a single phase. Uttarakhand, which has seen 11 chief ministers in the last two decades, has voted out the incumbent government in every assembly election since the state's formation in 2000. The Bharatiya Janata Party has the twin task of beating the anti-incumbency and the electoral trend. Neither the BJP nor the Congress has declared its chief ministerial candidate in the elections but Pushkar Singh Dhami and Harish Rawat have remained the face of the poll campaign.
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Feb 14, 2022 11:21 PM IST
Uttarakhand polls: 65% voting as of 10.50pm
As of 10.50pm, Uttarakhand has recorded 65.1% voter turnout, according to latest data.
Feb 14, 2022 09:31 PM IST
People in Uttarakhand have created history by voting in huge numbers: Pushkar Singh Dhami
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Monday said people in the state have created history by voting in huge numbers. “I hope that the new government will work for a golden future of Uttarakhand,” news agency ANI quoted Dhami as saying.
Feb 14, 2022 09:03 PM IST
Uttarakhand records 62.5% voter turnout during polling for Assembly election
The hill state recorded a voter turnout of 62.5 per cent during the one-phased polling for Uttarakhand Assembly, the state election commission informed at 8.50pm.
Feb 14, 2022 07:15 PM IST
Voting in Uttarakhand largely peaceful
The voting in Uttarakhand was peaceful, except for minor scuffle between supporters of political parties in Haridwar and Nainital districts.
Feb 14, 2022 05:53 PM IST
59.37 % voting till 5pm in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand recorded 59.37 per cent voter turnout till till 5pm.
Feb 14, 2022 05:30 PM IST
100-year-old voter felicitated with a shawl by Kapkot authorities
A 100-year-old man on Monday cast his vote at Kapkot Assembly constituency in Uttarakhand.
Narayan Singh Kapkoti was brought to the booth by (SVEEP) volunteers and was later felicitated with a shawl by SDM Kapkot.
Feb 14, 2022 03:39 PM IST
Uttarakhand records 49.24% voter turnout till 3pm
Uttarakhand has recorded 49.24 per cent voter turnout till 3pm. The polling is expected to end at 6pm.
Feb 14, 2022 03:33 PM IST
Uttarakhand CM Dhami accused of violating election code
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate SS Kaler on Monday accused Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and his wife of violating the model code by visiting polling booths wearing scarves with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) symbol and campaigning by moving in a cavalcade of over a dozen vehicles from one booth to another. Read more
Feb 14, 2022 01:36 PM IST
Uttarakhand records 35.21% voter turnout till 1 pm
The ECI has reported 35.21% voter turnout till 1 pm for Uttarakhand assembly elections. The polling has remained peaceful so far.
Feb 14, 2022 12:14 PM IST
Uttarakhand Congress chief says FIR registered over alleged fake signature on letter to Rawat
Uttarakhand Congress chief Ganesh Godiyal said that the police has registered an FIR over his alleged fake signature on a letter that went viral before the polling day. Godiyal said that his signature was forged on a letter to con people.
"This is BJP's plot to con innocent public; guilty won't be spared," said the Congress leader, as quoted by ANI.
Feb 14, 2022 11:40 AM IST
Uttarakhand election: 18.97% voter turnout by 11am
The Election Commission of India has reported nearly 19% voter turnout for the Uttarakhand assembly elections.
Feb 14, 2022 10:56 AM IST
Former Union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Uttarakhand minister Satpal Maharaj cast their vote
Former Union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Satpal Maharaj, a minister in the Uttarakhand cabinet, have cast their vote in the assembly election. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank voted in Dehradun while Satpal Maharaj voted in Chaubattakhal assembly constituency of Pauri Garhwal.
Feb 14, 2022 10:19 AM IST
Uttarakhand assembly election: 5.15% voter turnout by 9am
Uttarakhand recorded 5.15% voter turnout by 9am, an hour after the poll began on Monday morning.
Feb 14, 2022 09:52 AM IST
Uttarakhand chief electoral officer says law and order situation very peaceful
“Law and order situation is very peaceful. Forces are deployed everywhere as per plan. All polling parties had reached safely last night itself. The weather forecast for today is fine, so I hope it'll be peaceful," said Uttarakhand Chief Electoral Officer Soujanya, as quoted by ANI.
Feb 14, 2022 09:09 AM IST
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami casts his vote in Khatima
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami voted at a polling booth in the Khatima constituency, from where he is contesting the assembly election. Dhami mother and wife also cast their votes.
Feb 14, 2022 08:54 AM IST
Harish Rawat offers prayer as polling continues in Uttarakhand
Congress leader and former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat offered prayers at his Lalkuan residence.
Feb 14, 2022 08:15 AM IST
Priyanka urges voters to use 'democracy's strongest weapon'
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra called upon voters to use the 'democracy's strongest weapon' for the bright future of Uttarakhand.
Feb 14, 2022 08:01 AM IST
Voting starts in 70 assembly seats
Polling has started in the 70 Uttarakhand assembly seats.
Feb 14, 2022 07:28 AM IST
Uttarakhand elections 2022: Preparations underway ahead of voting
Feb 14, 2022 06:49 AM IST
PM Modi urges voter to turn up in record numbers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged voters of Uttarakhand, Goa, and Uttar Pradesh to turn up in record numbers and strengthen the “festival of democracy.”
Feb 14, 2022 06:27 AM IST
Voting to begin at 8am and end at 5pm
The voting will begin at 8am and end at 5pm. There are 632 candidates in the electoral fray for 70 Assembly seats. Check full list of AAP, Congress, BJP candidates