In the elections of five states, two sitting and five former CMs lost, three deputy chief ministers also lost
Election Result 2022: The results of the assembly elections in five states, declared on Thursday, came as a disappointment to many political stalwarts. In this election, two sitting and five former Chief Ministers have to face defeat from their respective seats. Apart from this, three incumbent Deputy Chief Ministers including Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya have also faced defeat.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami have lost the elections from their respective seats. The same is the case with former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Singh Rawat and former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh and Parkash Singh Badal. They too have lost from their respective seats.
Dhami may have lost the electoral battle, but his party has emerged victorious in Uttarakhand. In Punjab, three former chief ministers Badal, Amarinder Singh and Rajinder Kaur Bhattal have lost from their respective seats. Aam Aadmi Party has won a massive victory in this state.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi lost the elections from both Bhadaur and Chamkaur Sahib seats. Shiromani Akali Dal chief and former deputy chief minister of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal lost the election to Aam Aadmi Party’s rival. Most of the current and former ministers of the Punjab government have lost to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidates in the elections.
In Goa, former Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress candidate Churchill Alemao had to face defeat at the hands of AAP candidate from Benaulim seat. Both the deputy chief ministers of the coastal state had to face defeat at the hands of Congress rivals. However, BJP has emerged as the single largest party in Goa and will form the next government.
Deputy Chief Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar was defeated by Leader of the Opposition and Congress candidate Digambar Kamat while other Deputy Chief Minister Chandrakant Kavlekar was defeated by Congress’s Altone D’Costa from Quepem seat. Similarly, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya lost the assembly election from Sirathu seat in Kaushambi district to Pallavi Patel of Samajwadi Party by 7,337 votes.