BJP wins 40 seats, Congress stages comeback with 30 seats, JJP eyes kingmaker's role

 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged victorious on 40 seats and Congress remained on the second position Congress with 31 seats. 


Counting of votes for Haryana Assembly ended on Thursday, October 24. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged victorious on 40 seats and Congress remained on the second position Congress with 31 seats. 

JJP which is likely to become the kingmaker bagged 10 seats in Haryana by-polls. 

7 independent candidates won the election in the state and two seats reamined with other regional parties.

Here are the highlights of Haryana Assembly election. 

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24 October 2019
23:05 PM
Result Known For 90 out of 90 Constituencies  
Party Won
Bharatiya Janata Party 40
Haryana Lokhit Party 1
Independent 7
Indian National Congress 31
Indian National Lok Dal 1
Jannayak Janta Party 10
Total 90
19:09 PM

 Home Minister Amit Shah while addressing party workers in BJP Headquater, said, ''I congratulate the people of Haryana. I am happy that BJP saw three per cent rise in votes in Haryana by-polls'' 

18:45 PM

PM Narendra Modi: I thank the people of Haryana for blessing us. We will continue to work with same zeal and dedication for the state’s progress. I laud the efforts of hardworking BJP Haryana karyakartas who toiled extensively&went amongst people to elaborate on our development agenda.

18:31 PM

Bhupendra Singh Hooda leaves for Delhi to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Ahmed Patel.

17:58 PM

Independent MLA Gopal Kanda is in touch with BJP, may support the party in Haryana: Sources

17:52 PM

BJP president and Union Home Minister Amit Shah thanked the voters of Haryana for supporting BJP and making it the single largest party. Shah also thanked Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar, Haryana BJP president Subhash Barala and BJP workers.

17:46 PM
17:43 PM

 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to meet Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya later this evening, to stake his claim to form the govt in the state, said sources. 

17:42 PM

Haryana Minister & BJP leader Anil Vij wins from Ambala Cantonment Assembly constituency.

17:34 PM
17:29 PM

JJP may support BJP in Haryana, hints Dushyant Chautala

17:14 PM

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on being asked do you give credit to Bhupinder Singh Hooda for Haryana said, ''The credit goes 100%, to our party, to our party workers. We really won the show, with a little more effort we would have won.''

17:09 PM

The mandate is against the current government of Haryana and all parties should come together to form a strong government whether it's JJP, BSP, INLD or independent candidates: Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda after winning from Garhi Sampla Kiloi Assembly Constituency.

16:27 PM

PM Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah will meet and address BJP party workers at the party headquarters this evening. BJP Parliamentary Board will also meet at the party headquarters today.

15:28 PM

BJP's Captain Abhimanyu loses to Ram Kumar Gautam of BJP from Narnaund.

15:25 PM

Naina Singh of JJP wins Badhra seat, BJP's Mool Chand Sharma bags Ballabhgarh while Congress' Neeraj Sharma gets Faridabad NIT seat. 

15:25 PM

BJP minister Anil Vij wins from Ambala Cantt.

15:15 PM

JJP chief Dushyant Chautala wins from Uchana Kalan seat in Haryana; Tik-Tok star Sonali Phogat lost Adampur seat to three-time MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi from the Congress.

15:09 PM

Manohar Lal Khattar is leading in Karnal assembly seat by 41,950 votes. Congress' Tarlochan Singh is trailing.

15:01 PM

BJP's Haryana chief Subhash Barala says that he has not resigned from his post and that the news of his resignation is a rumour. 

14:40 PM
Only if BJP gets majority, then it will have moral right to form govt in Haryana: Ashwani Kumar


14:30 PM

The mandate is against the Manohar Lal Khattar government. The promises made to the farmers were not fulfilled. All parties should come together to form a strong government, Bhupinder Singh Hooda said. 

On a question over CM's post, Hooda added that it is up to the party MLAs to decide. 

14:21 PM

BJP is trying to pressurise independent candidates as most of them want to join us. It can't be accepted in a democracy. Independent candidates should be able to freely choose the party whom they wish to support. I want to appeal to EC about it through media: DS Hooda, Congress. 

14:20 PM
14:09 PM

Today, it's clear that people's mandate is to throw off Manohar Lal Khattar's government. I want to ask Dushyant Chautala (JJP), independent candidates & other parties to come together and form coalition government in Haryana so that people’s mandate can be respected: Deepender Singh Hooda

13:54 PM

Newly-elected JJP MLAs to meet at 11 am on Friday, party national executive at 1 pm to decide on government formation in Haryana.

13:36 PM

Ram Karan of JJP is a former minister. 

13:33 PM

JJP's Ram Karan wins from Shahbad (SC) by 37,127 votes. BJP's Krishan Kumar lost to Karan. 

13:31 PM

Kumari Selja credits Rahul Gandhi for Congress' good show in Haryana.

13:31 PM
13:26 PM
13:26 PM

The time has come for Congress, JJP, INLD, and independents to come together to form a strong government: Hooda

13:26 PM

Bhupinder Singh Hooda seeks support of all non-BJP parties in forming government in Haryana, says voters against Manohar Lal Khattar government.

13:24 PM

Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala resigns over party's dismal performance.

12:44 PM

Randeep Singh Surjewala is leading from the Kaithal Assembly constituency after the fifth round of voting, according to the official trends reported by the Election Commission. Surjewala is contesting against BJP's Leela Ram from the seat.

12:33 PM

Babita Phogat leading with a margin of 2,387 votes in Dadri assembly constituency.

12:06 PM
11:52 AM

Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee President Kumari Selja meets party leader Ahmed Patel in Delhi today.

11:30 AM

In a bid to form government in Haryana, BJP asks party members not to speak against JJP and Akali Dal leaders. 

11:17 AM

Sonia Gandhi speaks to Bhupendra Singh Hooda as Haryana stares at hung Assembly. 

10:52 AM

JJP leader Dushyant Chautala leading on Haryana's Uchana Kalan assembly seat.

10:43 AM

Congress in talks with JJP to form government in Haryana.

10:31 AM
10:31 AM

Sources say BJP to seek support of smaller parties and independents to form government in Haryana.

10:20 AM
10:19 AM

Karnal: Manohar Lal Khattar leading with 4588 votes after first round of counting. 

10:17 AM
10:12 AM

BJP's Babita Phogat leading in Dadri Assembly constituency.

10:11 AM
10:10 AM
09:13 AM

OP Dhankhad is leading in Jhajjar, BS Hooda in Rohtak Garhi-Sampla, Manish Grover in Rohtak City, BJP's Ramvatar Valmiki in Rohtak Kalnaur, Kavita Jain of BJP is trailing in Sonipat.

09:03 AM
08:55 AM

Trends at 8.54 am: BJP: 49, Congress: 24, INLD: 2, JJP: 5, Others: 0

08:51 AM
08:39 AM

Congress' Randeep Singh Surjewala leads from Kaithal, Kiran Choudhry leads from Tosham.

08:38 AM
08:35 AM

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar is said to be leading in Karnal, as per early trends.

08:30 AM

Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda to visit a counting centre at 9.30 am. He will later meet party members at his house. 

08:28 AM

08:25 AM
08:23 AM

BJP takes 31 seats, Congress gets 6, INLD gets 1 and JJP takes 3.

08:17 AM
08:17 AM

BJP leads in 12 seats, Congress on 2. 

08:12 AM

The counting of votes began at 8 am. 

07:41 AM

Webcasting was done at 3,100 critical and vulnerable polling stations in Haryana the live footage of which was  monitored in the control room set up at the headquarters in Chandigarh, said Haryana's Chief Electoral Officer, Anurag Agarwal.

07:40 AM

Voting in Haryana for the 90 seats took place on October 21, Monday.

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