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Lok Sabha election 2019: BJP surpasses 2014 tally in Assam, wins 9 seats

The primary contest in Assam was between BJP and Congress. 

Lok Sabha election 2019: BJP surpasses 2014 tally in Assam, wins 9 seats

The BJP surpassed its 2014 tally in Assam, as it won nine of 14 seats, whereas the Congress lost two of the three seats it won in the state in 2014. While Congress retained the Kaliabor seat, it stole Nowgong and Barpeta, earlier held by BJP and AIUDF respectively.

The AIUDF retained one of the three seats it had won in the last polls, BJP MPs Pradan Barua and Rameshwar Teli retained Lakhimpur and Dibrugarh seats.

In Jorhat, state Power Minister Topan Kumar Gogoi won with a margin of over 80,000 votes, while in Tezpur, state Labour Minister Pallab Lochan Das won by 2 lakh votes.

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Thank you for joining us for the updates on Assam Lok Sabha election 2019 results. Here are all the updates from Lok Sabha election results from the state:

* Lok Sabha election results 2019: Congress leaders Abdul Khaleque, Badruddin Ajmal, Gaurav Gogoi are leading from Barpeta, Dhubri and Kaliabor respectively.

* Lok Sabha election 2019 Live updates: BJP candidate Horen Sing Bey is leading in the Autonomous district by 93071 votes.

* Lok Sabha election 2019 Live updates: BJP is leading in Autonomous district, Dibrugarh, Gauhati, Jorhat and Lakhimpur.

* Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP is currently taking the lead in nine of 14 Lok Sabha seats in Assam, while its ally Asom Gana Parishad is ahead in two seats, according to the Election Commission trends. The saffron party has conceded three seats to its allies this time - two to the AGP and one to the Bodoland People's Front (BPF).

* Lok Sabha election results 2019: In Dibrugarh, Rameshwar Teli of the BJP is ahead of its Congress rival Paban Singh Ghatowar by a margin of 65,047 votes, while in Jorhat, Tapan Kumar Gogoi of the saffron party is taking the lead over Sushanta Borgohain of the Congress by 3460 votes.

* Lok Sabha election results 2019: Pramila Rani Brahma of the BPF is ahead of Ukhrao Gwra Brahma of the United People's Party (Liberal) in Kokrajhar by 1281 votes.

* Lok Sabha election results 2019: In Dhubri, sitting MP and AIUDF candidate Badruddin Ajmal is moving ahead of his nearest contender, Zabel Islam of the Asom Gana Parishad, by 22658 votes.

* Lok Sabha election results 2019: In Silchar, BJP's Rajdeep Roy is leading by 2052 votes against sitting MP and Congress candidate Sushmita Dev.

* Lok Sabha election results 2019: Dilip Saikia of the BJP is leading by 4408 votes over his Congress rival Bhubaneswar Kalita from Mangaldoi, while Rupak Sharma of the saffron party is ahead of Pradyut Bordoloi of the Congress by 14055 votes in Nowgong.

* Lok Sabha election results 2019: In Tezpur, state minister and BJP nominee Pallab Lochan Das is ahead of MGVK Bhanu of the Congress by 3657 votes. The constituency has a sizeable Gorkha population.

* Lok Sabha election results 2019: In Kaliabor, BJP's Moni Madhab Mahanta was leading by 9995 votes against his Congress candidate Gaurav Gogoi.

* Lok Sabha election results 2019: Sitting MP and Congress candidate Gaurav Gogoi, son of former chief minister Tarun Gogoi, trailing from Kaliabor Lok Sabha seat, while state labour minister Pallab Lochan Das is taking the lead from Tezpur constituency, according to initial EC trends.

Candidates who are leading in Assam:

Barpeta: AGP candidate Kumar Deepak Biswas leading by 31669 votes.

Dhubri: AIUDF candidate Badaruddin Ajmal leading by 16642 votes.

Dibrugarh: BJP candidate Rameswar Teli leading by 28402 votes.

Jorhat: BJP candidate Tapan Gogoi leading by 34 votes.

Kaliabor: AGP candidate Moni Madhab Mahanta leading by 10485 votes

Karimganj: AIUDF candidate Radheshyam Biswas leading by 2293 votes.

Kokrajhar: UPP(L) candidate U G Brahma leading by 2884 votes.

Lakhimpur: BJP candidate Pradan Baruah leading by 49538 votes.

Guwahati: INC candidate Bobeeta Sharma leads by 398 votes.

* BJP is leading ahead of Congress and other regional parties in Assam.

* Lok Sabha election results 2019: Counting of votes for 14 seats in Assam begins.