BJP Leads in Arunachal Assembly Elections Amid Rain-Soaked Enthusiasm

In the ongoing Arunachal Pradesh assembly elections, the BJP is leading in 30 seats, while the National People's Party has taken an early lead in eight constituencies. The counting of votes began at 6 am for 50 assembly seats amidst heavy rains. The BJP has already secured 10 seats unopposed.

PTI | Itanagar | Updated: 02-06-2024 09:20 IST | Created: 02-06-2024 09:20 IST
BJP Leads in Arunachal Assembly Elections Amid Rain-Soaked Enthusiasm
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Amidst heavy rainfall, early trends indicate a significant lead for the ruling BJP in 30 assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh, according to the Election Commission of India. The National People's Party follows with an advantage in eight constituencies.

The vote counting process, which commenced at 6 am, covers 50 assembly seats. Notably, the BJP had already secured 10 seats unopposed in the 60-member assembly during the elections held in conjunction with the Lok Sabha polls on April 19.

According to preliminary counts, the Nationalist Congress Party is leading in three seats, with the People's Party of Arunachal and independent candidates each ahead in two seats. The Congress is currently leading in one seat. Despite adverse weather conditions, supporters from various political parties gathered in large numbers near the counting centres, displaying a resilient participatory spirit.

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