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Counting of votes for Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim begins

Assembly Election Results 2024 LIVE: Counting of votes for Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim begins

AP and Sikkim Election Results: Counting of votes started at 6 AM

The counting of votes for the Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim Assembly elections takes place today (June 2). Voting was held for 60 seats in Arunachal Pradesh and 32 seats in Sikkim on April 19. Earlier, the counting of votes in these two states was to take place on June 4, the dates were later revised as the term of their legislative assemblies ends on June 4. June 2.

The polling body said the counting of votes would take place on June 2 so that the election results would be clear by the end of the term of the current Assembly.

In Arunachal Pradesh, results will be declared for 50 seats. The ruling BJP has already won ten assembly seats unopposed. The BJP has fielded candidates for all 60 Arunachal Pradesh Assembly seats, while the Congress is contesting 34 seats.

The Sikkim Assembly has 32 seats. To form the government, a party or coalition will need at least 17 seats. Chief Minister PS Tamang and former five-term chief minister Pawan Kumar Chamling are contesting the election.

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Counting of votes begins in Arunachal and Sikkim
Votes are being counted today for 50 assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh and 32 seats in Sikkim.

Arunachal Pradesh: 24 counting centers set up in 25 districts

In Arunachal Pradesh, election officials said 24 counting centers (48 counting rooms) have been set up in 25 districts and three-tiered security has been put in place in and around these centres, the central armed police force (CAPF) taking the lead.

More than 2,000 officials were deployed to count the votes, and the Electoral Commission assigned 27 counting observers to oversee the process.

Sikkim: Counting of votes will be held at 6 designated centres

In Sikkim, which recorded a turnout of 79.77% of its 4.64 lakh voters in the Assembly elections and 80.03% in the simultaneously held parliamentary polls, the main battle is between the Governor Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM), led by Chief Minister Prem. Singh Tamang and Pawan Kumar Chamling’s Sikkim Democratic Front, who was the chief minister of the Himalayan state from 1993 to 2019.

BJP also participated in 31 seats and Congress in 12.

According to a statement issued by Chief Electoral Officer D. Anandan, counting of votes will take place at six designated centers at schools/government offices in Gyalshing, Soreng, Namchi, Gangtok, Pakyong and Mangan districts.

AP and Sikkim Election Results: Voting was held on April 19

Voting was held for 60 seats in Arunachal Pradesh and 32 seats in Sikkim on April 19. Earlier, the counting of votes in these two states was to take place on June 4, the dates were later revised as the term of their Legislative Assemblies ends on June 2.

Assembly election results: Counting of votes will begin at 6 am
The counting of votes for the Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim Assembly elections will take place today (June 2). Counting will start at 6 am