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UP Assembly Election 2017 Results: As it happened

The BJP achieved a stunning victory on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh and returned to power in the state after a 14-year gap.

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 20:03
Pic courtesy: @BJP4UP

Lucknow: The BJP achieved a stunning victory on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh and returned to power in the state after a 14-year gap during which regional parties such as the SP and BSP had held sway.

The BJP, which had just 47 seats in the outgoing Assembly, garnered 40 percent vote share in the most riveting contest seen as a game-changer and a virtual referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity and demonetisation.

The victory triggered widespread celebrations all across the country's most populous state as well as at the BJP headquarters in Delhi.

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11 March 2017, 20:25 PM

-We humbly accept this victory and will tirelessly work towards development: Union Minister Ananth Kumar.

11 March 2017, 20:16 PM

Results prove that Muslims are not a vote bank and it’s a myth that I am a spoiler. The result proves it wrong: Asaduddin Owaisi.

11 March 2017, 19:53 PM

-EC replies to BSP's letter alleging manipulation of EVMs, says no merit found in allegation & prayers made in letter are not legally tenable.

11 March 2017, 19:43 PM

We welcome the public mandate, allegations of Mayawati ji should be probed: Lalu Prasad Yadav, RJD.

11 March 2017, 19:40 PM

Akhilesh Yadav meets UP Governor Ram Naik, tenders resignation after his party's drubbing in assembly elections.  

11 March 2017, 18:06 PM

Latest results - BJP wins 287 and leading in 25, SP wins 45 and leads in 2, BSP wins 17 and leading in 2, Congress wins 7 and leading in 0.

11 March 2017, 17:34 PM

Will take the responsibility of the loss only after reviewing, says Akhilesh Yadav.

11 March 2017, 17:18 PM

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11 March 2017, 17:18 PM

Am overjoyed that BJP has received unprecedented support from all sections of society. Huge support from the youth is gladdening. I salute the hardwork of BJP karyakartas. They have tirelessly worked hard at the grassroots level and won the confidence of the people. Congratulations to Amit Shah, party office bearers and state units for their exemplary work in taking the party to new heights. Every moment of our time, everything we do is for welfare and well-being of the people of India. We believe in the power of 125 crore Indians, says PM Modi.

11 March 2017, 17:12 PM

Gratitude to the people of India for the continued faith, support and affection for the BJP. This is very humbling and overwhelming, says PM Modi.

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11 March 2017, 16:47 PM

Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav loses to BJP's Rita Bahujuna Joshi by margin of 33,796 votes in Lucknow Cantt seat.

11 March 2017, 16:42 PM

Latest results - BJP wins 227 and leading in 82, SP wins 33 and leads in 16, BSP wins 14 and leading in 6, Congress wins 5 and leading in 2.

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11 March 2017, 15:58 PM

Latest results - BJP wins in 149 seats and leading in 161, SP wins 23 and leads in 25.

11 March 2017, 15:48 PM

PM Modi has emerged as the tallest leader in the country and even BJP's political rivals have to admit it, says Shah.

11 March 2017, 15:47 PM

Move past Hindu-Muslim, a voter is a voter, politics of development should take place, points out Shah.

11 March 2017, 15:45 PM

Very encouraging results for BJP. BJP has received unprecedented 2/3rd majority in UP and UK, the biggest win post-independence. People accepted politics of performance, this historic mandate will take the country to new direction, says Shah. 

11 March 2017, 15:37 PM

Shah addresses the media at party HQ in Delhi, says "We are forming the governments in UP, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur. Thank the electorate there." 

11 March 2017, 15:33 PM

A pic of Shah at party headquarters (courtesy - ANI):

11 March 2017, 15:28 PM

The credit goes to PM Modi, BJP workers and people of UP. Chief Minister will be decided by Central Parliamentary Board, says KP Maurya, BJP UP chief.

11 March 2017, 15:26 PM

Latest results - BJP wins in 104 seats and leading in 205.


11 March 2017, 15:21 PM

I thank the people of Jaswant Nagar for my victory. Rest we accept people's mandate, says Shivpal Yadav.

11 March 2017, 15:15 PM

11 March 2017, 14:38 PM

Latest results - BJP wins 43 and leading in 260, SP wins 7 and leading in 46, BSP wins 6 and leading in 16, Congress wins 1 and leading in 9.


11 March 2017, 14:30 PM

11 March 2017, 13:54 PM

Latest data - BJP wins 15 and leading in 289. SP leads in 51, Congress 08 and BSP in 16.

11 March 2017, 13:48 PM

Either the EVMs did not accept votes other than BJP, or the votes of other parties have gone to BJP in the EVMs, says BSP chief Mayawati.

Most votes in Muslim majority constituencies have gone to BJP, makes it evident that voting machines were manipulated, she adds.

I have written to Election Commission in this regard, people no more have faith in EVM machines, Mayawati further says.

11 March 2017, 13:43 PM

11 March 2017, 13:42 PM

The previous best showing by BJP in UP was in 1991, at the height of Ram Janam Bhoomi movement, when it got majority on its own winning 221 seats out of 425 in an undivided state.

11 March 2017, 13:26 PM

BJP president thanks the people of UP for overwhelming verdict.

11 March 2017, 13:13 PM

Latest in UP poll results 2017: Leading - BJP 294, SP 56, BSP 19, Congress 09.

11 March 2017, 12:19 PM

Latest trends from UP elections 2017​ - BJP 292, Congress 11, SP 59, BSP 18.

11 March 2017, 12:10 PM

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11 March 2017, 11:56 AM

BJP leader Sangeet Som is leading in Sardhana by over 8,500 votes; SP candidate Atul Pradhan in second.

11 March 2017, 11:45 AM

BJP leading in all five Assembly seats in Ghaziabad.

11 March 2017, 11:41 AM

Today nation is standing with PM Modi. This is the victory of people of UP and Uttarakhand, says Union Minister Piyush Goyal.

11 March 2017, 11:38 AM

People of UP have rejected the politics of Muslim appeasement, says Yogi Adityanath, BJP MP.

11 March 2017, 11:31 AM

BJP leading in Ramnagar (Barabanki) and Ayodhya seats. Ministers Arvind Singh Gope, Tej Narain alias Pawan Pandey trailing.

11 March 2017, 11:30 AM

Trends show BJP's Suresh Rana trailing BSP's Abdul Waris Khan in Thana Bhawan seat in Shamli by over 5000 votes.

11 March 2017, 11:17 AM

Gayatri Prajapati, who is absconding after the UP police booked him in an alleged gang-rape case and attempt to rape a minor, is trailing in Amethi, where Garima Singh (BJP), the first wife of Congress leader Sanjay Sinh, was leading.

Ameeta Singh (Congress), the present wife of Sanjay Sinh is also trailing.

11 March 2017, 11:13 AM

The BJP and its allies consolidate their position in Uttar Pradesh by surging ahead in 290 of the 403 seats, going by trends available from 386 constituencies in the first three hours of counting.

11 March 2017, 11:05 AM

BJP seems headed for its biggest ever haul in UP elections 2017​. Takes a lead in 304 seats.

11 March 2017, 10:37 AM

Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj leading by 15766 votes from Noida seat in UP poll results 2017.

11 March 2017, 10:02 AM

BSP leading on Lalganj , Azamgarh UP Assembly constituency.

11 March 2017, 09:44 AM

Election result today:  Leads/trends - 360/403 - BJP+ 250, SP+ 68, BSP 31, Others 11. 

11 March 2017, 09:36 AM

The BJP has been out of power in UP for 14 years.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP and its ally, Apna Dal, swept the polls bagging 73 out of 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state, riding the Modi wave.

In the last two UP Assembly elections, the voters of the state had given clear mandates. In 2012, the SP won 224 seats followed by the BSP (80) and the BJP (47).

The Congress and the RLD, which had contested the Assembly elections together, bagged 28 and 9 seats respectively.

In 2007, the BSP had emerged as the largest party with 206 seats followed by the SP which won 97 seats. The BJP had won 51 seats, while the RLD bagged 10 seats.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the RLD could not win a single seat. Ajit Singh lost to BJP's Satypal Singh in his bastion of Baghpat, while his son Jayant Chaudhary also lost in Mathura to BJP's Hema Malini.

11 March 2017, 09:35 AM

BJP surges ahead in UP Assembly Elections 2017, crosses 200 seats.