Lok Sabha election 2019 results: BJP makes a clean sweep in Delhi, wins all 7 seats
BJP is leading in all seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi.
NEW DELHI: Riding high on the popularity of PM Narendra Modi, the BJP on Thursday clinched all seven seats in the national capital, with two of its candidates holding the fort by a margin of over 5 lakh votes. The Congress and AAP trailed at the second spot in five and two constituencies respectively.
Singer-turned-politician Hans Raj Hans won from northwest Delhi with a margin of over 5.24 lakh votes while BJP's incumbent MP from West Delhi Parvesh Verma followed him with a margin of 5.14 votes.
Another highlight of the electoral battle in Delhi was all BJP candidates bagging more than 50 per cent of votes, while the Congress for the first time in five years fared better than the ruling AAP which was relegated to the third spot.
The BJP's overall performance in the national capital, which witnessed a triangular contest, was miles ahead of its opponents - the Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress.
Even as the counting was underway in all the seven seats till late evening, the BJP had secured more than 56 per cent of votes, more than the combined vote share of the Congress (22.4 per cent) and the AAP (18.4 per cent).
The BJP had bagged 46.4 per cent votes in 2014. The BJP led in all seven seats since the commencement of counting at 8 AM. As the results started pouring in celebrations began outside various counting centre in Delhi.
Thank you for joining us for the updates on Delhi Lok Sabha election 2019 results. Here are all the updates from Lok Sabha election results from Delhi:
* BJP wins all the seven seats in Delhi.
* Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir wins East Delhi seat, defeats Congress' Arvinder Singh Lovely by a margin of 3.91 lakh votes.
* BJP's Manoj Tiwari wins by 3,66,102 votes from North East Delhi.
*Here's the list of all 7 leading/winning candidates in Delhi (9.30 PM)
Candidate: Constituency: Leading/Margin
Harsh Vardhan (Chandni Chowk): 226942 votes
Gautam Gambhir (East Delhi): 391222
Meenakshi Lekhi (New Delhi): 256504
Manoj Tiwari (Northeast Delhi): 366102
Hans Raj Hans (Northwest Delhi): 553075
Ramesh Bidhuri (South Delhi): 366018
Parvesh Verma (West Delhi): 577748.
* 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 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.
* No. of votes these BJP candidates in Delhi are leading with:
Harsh Vardhan (Chandni Chowk): 31124 votes
Gautam Gambhir (East Delhi): 69153
Meenakshi Lekhi (New Delhi): 65784
Manoj Tiwari (Northeast Delhi): 137991
Hans Raj Hans (Northwest Delhi): 142897
Ramesh Bidhuri (South Delhi): 85496
Parvesh Verma (West Delhi): 140359
* Lok Sabha election results 2019: Union Minister Harshvardhan on Thursday said that BJP will perform better in 2019 Lok Sabha elections in comparison to 2014 polls.
* Lok Sabha election results 2019: Security heightened outside BJP headquarters in Delhi; according to official trends, BJP is leading on 295 seats.
* Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP is leading in all seven seats in Delhi. In 2014 Lok Sabha election, BJP won all the seats in the national capital.
* Lok Sabha election results 2019: Manoj Tiwari, the chief of Delhi BJP unit, said that his party will come back to power with more than 350 seats.
* Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP candidate Dr Harsh Vardhan leading from Chandni Chowk.
* Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP is leading in five of seven constituencies in Delhi; party candidate Ramesh Bidhuri leads from south Delhi seat by 8674 votes.
* Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP candidate Meenakshi Lekhi is leading from New Delhi seat.
* Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP candidate Hans Raj Hans leading from northwest Delhi seat by 2010 votes.
* Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP candidate Gautam Gambhir is leading ahead of AAP's Atishi Marlena in east Delhi.
* Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP candidate Pravesh Verma leading from west Delhi by 3319 votes.
* Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP leading ahead in one of seven seats in Delhi.
* Lok Sabha election results 2019: Counting of votes underway at Siri Fort complex in Delhi.
* Lok Sabha election results 2019: Counting of votes for seven constituencies in Delhi begins.