In Uttarakhand, the BJP is leading in 41 seats with 44 per cent vote share while the principal opposition party Congress is leading in 26 constituencies with 39.3 per cent vote share. The BSP is leading in one seat with 4.08 per cent vote share while two independents are also leading there.
In a major embarrassment for two-time Punjab Chief Minister and Congress rebel Capt Amarinder Singh in a fag-end of his political career, he faced a humiliating defeat from AAP's greenhorn Ajit Pal Kohli with over 13,000 votes on Thursday from his stronghold Patiala (Urban), the seat that he has won for four consecutive terms since 2002 when he first contested.
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) As trends show that the BJP is set to regain all the four states it was ruling and the Congress is on the verge of losing Punjab, the spotlight now shifts to leadership and the team which was operating behind the scenes, whether for Rahul Gandhi or Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. Fingers will be pointed at the teams and leadership of Rahul and Priyanka.
CM Channi is also contesting from another seat, Bhadaur. As per latest trends, he is trailing from there also by a margin of 9,909 votes.
"These are not the trends of the victory of any party, these are trends of the acceptance of the governance model of the Arvind Kejriwal-led government in Delhi," AAP MLA Dilip Pandey told IANS.
Gondek was born in England to parents who immigrated from Punjab, India. She was in Manitoba for a good chunk of her life and then moved to Calgary 1997.