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Results for Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa Assembly Elections

Election results for the assembly elections held in five states namely Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa were declared on 6 March 2012.

Samajwadi Party won the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections by claiming 224 in a 403-member house. Akhilesh Yadav, son of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav became the chief minister of India’s most populous state.

In Punjab, the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bhartiya Janata Party combine emerged victorious as the alliance bagged 68 seats in a 117-member assembly. Shiromani Akali Dal chief Parkash Singh Badal became the chief minister of the state.

Uttarakhand witnessed a hung house as none of the party got the majority. While the Congress pocketed 32 seats, the BJP finished at 31. Congress, however, formed the government with support of 4 BSP MLAs. Vijay Bahuguna was appointed as the chief minister of the hilly state.

In Goa, Manohar Parrikar led Bhartiya Janata Party recorded a victory. The party claimed 26 seats in a 40-member assembly. Principal opposition party Congress managed to win 16 seats. Manohar Parrikar, the leader of state BJP took on as the chief minister of the state.

Manipur state assembly was reclaimed by the ruling congress party as the party led by Ibobi Singh recorded the third consecutive victory in the state. The party got 42 seats in a 60-member house. Ibobi Singh who spearheaded the entire election campaign of the Congress Party was slated to be the chief minister of the state.



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