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Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP gives TMC the jitters in West Bengal, leads in 18 seats

The Lok Sabha election results 2019 for the 466 candidates in fray for the Lok Sabha election 2019 will be declared in a few hours from now.

Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP gives TMC the jitters in West Bengal, leads in 18 seats

The counting of votes for all 42 Lok Sabha election 2019 seats in West Bengal began at 8 am on Thursday. The Lok Sabha election results 2019 for the 466 candidates in fray for the Lok Sabha election 2019 will be declared in a few hours from now. The exit polls have predicted two scenarios in the state – one in which Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress continues to rule the roost and another where BJP makes a dent in the TMC fort.

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Here are the latest trends of the Lok Sabha election result from West Bengal:

* Ranaghat BJP candidate Jagannath Sarkar beats his rival TMC's Rupali Biswas by more than 1.5 lakh votes. 

* Trends at 5:00 pm: Trinamool leading on 23 out of 42 seats while BJP ahead on 18 seats.

* Trends at 5:00 pm: Trinamool leading on 25 out of 42 seats while BJP ahead on 15 seats.

* Trinamool MP Dinesh Trivedi is now leading over BJP's Arjun Singh by a thin margin of 2370 votes. 

* Popular Tollywood actor and TMC candidate Dev (Deepak Adhikari) leading from Ghatak constituency. He won the seat in 2014 too.

* Trends at 3:40 pm: BJP now leading on 20 out of 42 seats, Trinamool on 21 seats. 

* From Barrackpore constituency, BJP candidate Arjun Singh is leading over his nearest opponent TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi by a thin margin of 8525 votes.

* West Bengal seems to be headed for a saffron surge, with the BJP leading in 19 seats and the ruling All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) ahead in 22 out of 42 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state.

* BJP's Sreerupa Mitra Chaudhury leading with a margin of 12,324 vote against Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury in Maldaha Dakshin while BJP's Khagen Murmu is ahead of TMC's Mausam Nooe with 8188 votes. 

* Trends at 1:40 pm: BJP now leading on 19 out of 42 seats, Trinamool on 22 seats. 

* In Jangipur, Trinamool's Khalilur Rahaman ahead of BJP's Mafuja Khatun with 113845 votes while Congress' Abhijit Mukherjee, son of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, is at the third position.

* Trends at 1 pm: BJP's Babul Supriyo ahead of Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen with 75971 votes while Trinamool Congress' Mimi Chakraborty ahead of BJP's Anupam Hazra with 113676 votes.

* Trinamool Congress's Mimi Chakraborty leading with 85000 votes in Jadavpur.

Official EC trends at 11:45 am: Trinamool Congress leading on 23 seats, Bharatiya Janata Party on 18 and Congress on one.

* Actor-turned-politician Mimi Chakraborty is currently in the lead for TMC in Jadavpur Lok Sabha seat. Anupam Hazra, who crossed to BJP from TMC, is in second position.

* Trend at 11.50 am:

TMC- 23 seats, BJP-18 seats, Congress-1

* BJP's Babul Supriyo leading from Asansol with 55000 votes against TMC's Moon Moon Sen.

* Official EC trends at 11:05 am (Leading candidates)

Alipurduars: John Barla, Bharatiya Janata Party
Arambagh: Aparupa Poddar (Afrin Ali) All India Trinamool Congress 
Asansol: Babul Supriya Baral, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Baharampur: Apurba Sarkar (David), All India Trinamool Congress
Balurghat: Arpita Ghosh, All India Trinamool Congress
Bangaon: Shantanu Thakur, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Bankura: Dr. Subhas Sarkar, Bharatiya Janata Party
Barasat: Dr. Kakoli Ghoshdastidar, All India Trinamool Congress
Bardhaman Purba: Sunil Kumar Mondal, All India Trinamool Congress
Barrackpore: Arjun Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party
Birbhum: Satabdi Roy, All India Trinamool Congress
Bishnupur: Khan Saumitra, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Basirhat: Nusrat Jahan Ruhim, All India Trinamool Congress
Birbhum: Satabi Roy, All India Trinamool Congress
Bolpur: Asit Kumar Mal, All India Trinamool Congress 
Burdwan - Durgapur: SS Ahluwalia, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Cooch Behar: Adhikary Paresh Chandra, All India Trinamool Congress 
Darjeeling: Raju Bista, Bharatiya Janata Party
Diamond Harbour: Abhishek Banerjee, All India Trinamool Congress 
Dum Dum: Sougata Ray, All India Trinamool Congress 
Ghatal: Adhikaru Deepak (DEV), All India Trinamool Congress
Hooghly: Locket Chatterjee, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Howrah: Prasun Banerjee, All India Trinamool Congress 
Jadavpur: Mimi Chakraborty, All India Trinamool Congress
Jalpaiguri: Dr. Jayanta Kumar ROy, Bharatiya Janata Party
Jangipur: Khalilur Rahaman, All India Trinamool Congress 
Jhargram: Kunar Hembram, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Joynagar: Pratima Mondal, All India Trinamool Congress I
Kanthi: Adhikari Sisir, All India Trinamool Congress 
Kolkata Dakshin: Mala Roy, All India Trinamool Congress 
Kolkata Uttar: Bandyopadhyay Sudip, All India Trinamool Congress 
Kishnanagar: Mahua Moitra, All India Trinamool Congress 
Maldaha Dakshin: Sreerupa Mitra Chaudhury, Bharatiya Janata Party
Maldaha Uttar: Khagen Murmu, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Mathurapur: Choudhury Mohan Jatua, All India Trinamool Congress 
Medinipur: Dilip Ghosh, Bharatiya Janata Party
Murshidabad: Abu Taher Khan, All India Trinamool Congress 
Purulia: Jyotirmay Singh Mahato, Bharatiya Janata Party 
Raiganj: Debasree Chaudhuri, Bharatiya Janata Party
Ranaghat: Jagannath Sarkar, Bharatiya Janata Party
Srerampur: Kalyan Banerjee, All India Trinamool Congress
Srerampur: Kalyan Banerjee, All India Trinamool Congress 
Uluberia: Sajda Ahmed, All India Trinamool Congress 

* Left has failed to open its account in the state, faring almost as poorly as was widely predicted in the exit polls. 

*Election Trends at 10:50 am: Trinamool leading from 25 seats, Bharatiya Janata Party on 16 and Congress on one. 

*Election Trends at 10:35 am: Trinamool leading from 25 seats, Bharatiya Janata Party on 15 and Congress on one.

*Election Trends at 10:10 am: Trinamool leading from 21 seats, BJP on 14, and Congress on two.

* As per official EC site, Trinamool is now leading on 22 seats.

* Official EC trends at 9:45 am (Leading candidates)

Alipurduars: John Barla, Bharatiya Janata Party

Arambagh: Aparupa Poddar (Afrin Ali) All India Trinamool Congress 

Asansol: Babul Supriya Baral, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Baharampur: Apurba Sarkar (David), All India Trinamool Congress

Bangaon: Shantanu Thakur, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Bankura: Dr. Subhas Sarkar, Bharatiya Janata Party

Bardhaman Purba: Sunil Kumar Mondal, All India Trinamool Congress

Birbhum: Satabdi Roy, All India Trinamool Congress

Bishnupur: Khan Saumitra, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Bolpur: Asit Kumar Mal, All India Trinamool Congress 

Burdwan - Durgapur: Ss Ahluwalia, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Cooch Behar: Adhikary Paresh Chandra, All India Trinamool Congress 

Diamond Harbour: Abhishek Banerjee, All India Trinamool Congress 

Dum Dum: Sougata Ray, All India Trinamool Congress 

Ghatal: Bharati Ghosh, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Hooghly: Locket Chatterjee, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Howrah: Prasun Banerjee, All India Trinamool Congress 

Jadavpur: Mimi Chakraborty, All India Trinamool Congress

Jangipur: Khalilur Rahaman, All India Trinamool Congress 

Jhargram: Kunar Hembram, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Joynagar: Pratima Mondal, All India Trinamool Congress I

Kanthi: Adhikari Sisir, All India Trinamool Congress 

Kolkata Dakshin: Mala Roy, All India Trinamool Congress 

Kolkata Uttar: Bandyopadhyay Sudip, All India Trinamool Congress 

Kishnanagar: Mahua Moitra, All India Trinamool Congress 

Maldaha Dakshin: Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury (Dalu), Indian National Congress 

Maldaha Uttar: Khagen Murmu, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Mathurapur: Choudhury Mohan Jatua, All India Trinamool Congress 

Murshidabad: Abu Taher Khan, All India Trinamool Congress 

Purulia: Jyotirmay Singh Mahato, Bharatiya Janata Party 

Srerampur: Kalyan Banerjee, All India Trinamool Congress 

Uluberia: Sajda Ahmed, All India Trinamool Congress 

 * BJP giving a tough fight to Trinamool. The party is leading in 10 seats. Trinamool is leading from 13 seats.

* Trinamool candidate and Mamata's nephew Abhijeet Banerjee leading from Diamond 

* Sitting MP and Congress heavyweight Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury leading from Baharampur.

* BJP's Babul Supriyo leading from Asansol with 8500 votes against TMC's Moon Moon Sen: EC trends

* As per official EC trends, TMC's Dr. Ratna De (Nag) and Sultan Ahmed are ahead of BJP's Locket Chatterjee and Joy Banerjee from Hooghly and Uluberia constituencies respectively.

* Trinamool takes lead on 11 seats, BJP leading from two seats.