Himachal Results: Early trends show BJP leading

The Congress and the BJP are locked in a close fight in Himachal Pradesh with both leading in 13 seats, according to early Election Commission trends. Himachal Pradesh has 68 assembly seats and a party needs 35 or more to cross the halfway mark and form the government. Counting is taking place which will decide the fate of 337 candidates who contested for 68 assembly seats.