Punjab Election Results 2022 :  AAP leads as counting begins with postal votes

The Aam Aadmi Party appeared to be leading as counting of postal votes in the election for 117 assembly seats in Punjab kicked off Thursday.

All eyes are on the high-stakes contest in the state where Aam Aadmi Party has emerged as a major contender to Congress, which is looking to retain power in the multi-cornered contest.

Meanwhile, senior Congress leaders like Navjot Singh Sidhu and Speaker Rana Kanwarpal Singh are trailing in their respective constituencies, as per initial trends

Various exit polls have predicted that the AAP’s Bhagwant Mann will unseat Charanjit Singh Channi as the next Chief Minister of Punjab

A total of 1,304 candidates, including 93 women and two transgenders, were in the fray. The state recorded a voter turnout of 71.95 per cent

source : indianexpress

The Aam Aadmi Party showed a lead in 14 seats in Punjab in the first hour of counting of postal votes, as per the Chief Electoral Officer.