U'khand polls: CM Rawat fails to open his account, to resign at 3 p.m.

Dehradun (Uttarakhand)[India], Mar. 11 (ANI): In a major setback for Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat eyeing another term in office, the Congress leader has lost this year's assembly polls from both Haridwar Rural and Kichha seats.

He is expected to tender his resignation at around 3 p.m. at the Raj Bhawan here.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as per the latest trends is emerging as the frontrunner to form the next government in the hill state.

With 50 seats, the BJP has established a significant lead. The Indian National Congress (INC) has bagged 10 seats while other parties have bagged four seats in the 70-member Uttarakhand Assembly. (ANI)