BJP Heads Towards a Major Victory, Congress Reduced to Double Figures- Live Updates

May 23

Pragya Singh Thakur, the terror accused and Bhartiya Janata Party candidate from Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency in Madhya Pradesh is leading by around 5500 votes over senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh according to early trends as the counting of votes for 2019 Lok Sabha election is underway on Thursday.

Modi defended the move of granting a ticket to the terror accused who is battling allegations of involvement in terror activities including a bomb blast in Malegaon town of Maharashtra in 2008. She is currently out on bail.

Meanwhile in Bihar’s Begusarai, Giriraj Singh of Bhartiya Janta party is leading against the former student leader, Kanhiaya Kumar.

Meanwhile in Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, Hasnain Masoodi of National Conference is leading with  with Ghulam Ahmed Mir of Congress at second place and and Mehbooba Mufti stands third.

In North Kashmir seat, Akbar Lone of NC is leading, Engineer Rashid  is second, while in Central Kashmir, Farooq Abdullah is heaving a huge lead over all other.

BJP is leading on both Udhampur and Jammu seats, while independent candidate Sajad Hussain is leading from Ladakh

.LIVE UPDATES

11:40 AM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 16844 against Ahmed Mir of INC (16321)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

11: 23 AM: Giriraj Singh of BJP with total of 169158  votes is leading against Kanhaiya Kumar is Bihar’s Begusarai seat, while Rahul Gandhi with 26115 is trailing in Ups Amethi against Smriti Irani who has 30178 as of now.

11:46 AM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 18204 against Ahmed Mir of INC (16668)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

11:47 AM: MOHAMMAD AKBAR LONE of Jammu Kashmir National Conference with 72950 is leading from Baramulla Lok Sabha seat, ENGINEER RASHID is second with 60518 votes.

11:49 AM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 21129 against Ahmed Mir of INC (16997)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

11: 53 AM: Jugal Kishore  of Bhartiya Janta Party is leading with 348513 and Jitendra Singh of BJP is leading with 402077 from Udhampur seat, while Jamyang Tsering Namgyal of BJP with 19073 votes is leading from Ladakh too.

11:56 AM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 21370 against Ahmed Mir of INC (18038)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

11: 58 AM: The BJP Coalition has a lead over 331 Lok Sabha seats, while the Congress coalition has been reduced to two figures yet again as it is leading on 97 seats, the Non Aligned parties are leading on 114 seats.

11:59 AM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 22391 against Ahmed Mir of INC (19005)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

12:06 PM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 22391 against Ahmed Mir of INC (19005)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

12: 07 PM: Smriti Irani maintaining a margin of around 4,000 votes over Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in his bastion.

12: 08 PM: Narendra Modi lead by 1,71,479 votes in Varanasi, leaving rival Congress candidate Ajay Rai far behind.

12: 10 PM: Terror Accused Sadhvi Pragya maintains healthy lead over Digvijaya of over 40,000 votes in MP’s Bhopal.

12:10 PM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 25881 against Ahmed Mir of INC (21452)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

12: 12 PM: Rahul Gandhi has secured 64% of the total votes counted in Wayanad. The Congress chief, however, is still trailing Smriti Irani in UP’s Amethi.

12:13 PM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Srinagar Lok Sabha seat, 69052 against PDP (22795)

12: 17 PM: AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi leading with over 85,000 votes from Hyderabad.

12:23 PM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 26643 against Ahmed Mir of INC (22787)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

12: 33 PM: Chandrababu Naidu, who was working to keep the opposition united is loosing, His opposition, YSRCP is leading on 149 seats, Naidu’s TDP leading on 25 seats and Janasena Party leading on 1 seat.

12:48 PM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 26801against Ahmed Mir of INC (22846)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

12:51 PM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 30022 against Ahmed Mir of INC (23461)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

12:54 PM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 30206 against Ahmed Mir of INC (23874)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

12:56 PM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference President Farooq Abdullah Wins Srinagar Parliamentary Seat. .

01:02 PM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 30902 against Ahmed Mir of INC (24070)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

01:05 PM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 31721 against Ahmed Mir of INC (25136)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

01:09 PM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 32656 against Ahmed Mir of INC (26343)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

1: 10 PM: INC’s Urmila Matondkar finally crosses 1 lakh mark. She’s currently trailing with 1.03 lakh votes. BJP’s Gopal Shetty is leading with 2.83 lakh votes.

1: 15 PM: Former SP minister Azam Khan is currently leading by over 60,000 votes over Jayaprada in Rampur.

01:22 PM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 32658 against Ahmed Mir of INC (26343)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

01:26 PM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 34800 against Ahmed Mir of INC (27210)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

1: 28 PM :Varun Gandhi, who had a shaky start in the initial rounds, is leading over 1.15 lakh votes in Pilibhit.

1: 29 PM: Smriti Irani slender lead in Amethi over Smriti Irani has now been slashed to just 2,688 votes.

1: 32 PM: Narendra Modi’s lead  in Varanasi has stretched to over 2 lakh votes.

01:36 PM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 36061 against Ahmed Mir of INC (24257)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

01:52 PM: Jammu Kashmir- National Conference leading on Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, 36801 against Ahmed Mir of INC (29264)- Mehbooba Mufti third.

02:47 PM: Justice Hasnain Masoodi (NC) Leads Anantnag Parliamentary Seat With 38173 Votes, G.A Mir Of Congress At Second Position With 29738 votes And Former CM Of J&K Mehbooba Mufti Stands 3rd With 28405.

02:51 PM: Justice Hasnain Masoodi (NC) Leads Anantnag Parliamentary Seat With 38200 Votes, G.A Mir Of Congress At Second Position With 29873 votes And Former CM Of J&K Mehbooba Mufti Stands 3rd With 28613.

2: 52 PM: Amit Shah wins Gandhinagar by a huge margin, BJP’s Sambit Patra leading in Puri by 4,000 votes after 11th round of counting.

2: 55 PM: Russia’s President Vladimir Putin sent a congratulatory telegram to PM Narendra Modi in connection “with the convincing victory of the BJP at the general parliamentary elections.”

2: 57 PM: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is set for a hatrick. Two-time sitting MP from Thiruvananthapuram, Tharror is leading with over 40,000 votes as counting for results of Lok Sabha elections 2019 is on.

3: 05 PM: BJP leader Giriraj Singh leading from Bihar’s Begusarai over CPI’s Kanhaiya Kumar by over 90,000 votes.